Survey Project Manager

1 Overlook Point, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, USA Req #203
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Imagine a place where responsibility is shared equally among all employees. Where leaders are approachable, and the open-door policy is the rule. Where employees are tasked to be innovative and work with an entrepreneurial spirit. 

Welcome to Manhard Consulting! We see problems as an opportunity for creativity, and we are looking for problem solvers to join our dynamic team. Our firm is organized into small teams to give you a strong sense of accountability and to achieve great results.

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for the direction of survey technicians, staff surveyors, project surveyors, and/or field surveyors. They must be able to work under minimal supervision while reviewing work done by others as well as preparing, scheduling, and maintaining a budget.

Accountability and Duties:
• Ensures timesheets are submitted accurately and on time.
• Provides an accurate accounting of time spent on projects with descriptions for each time entry on a daily basis.
• Keeps supervisors informed of work load and any changes in project scope or additional services.
• Maintains a good relationship with clients and staff.
• Works closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects.
• Available to occasionally work in the field performing surveying tasks.
• Organizes and maintains survey job files (electronic and/or paper).
• Accurately prepares field work orders for field surveys.
• Accurately prepares legal descriptions with minimal supervision.
• Accurately prepares survey control sheets with minimal supervision.
• Accurately prepares boundary survey calculations with minimal supervision.
• Accurately prepares block sheets for construction staking with minimal supervision.
• Accurately reviews engineering plans for construction calculations.
• Accurately prepares the title review summaries for ALTA Surveys.
• Accurately calculates lot geometry for subdivision plats.
• Mentors and trains office and field surveyors.
• Accurately reviews completed Houseline Plats.
• Accurately reviews completed topographic surveys.
• Accurately reviews completed plats of survey.
• Accurately reviews completed ALTA surveys (including title).
• Accurately reviews completed easement plats.
• Accurately reviews completed dedication plats.
• Accurately reviews completed lot geometry and subdivision plats.
• Accurately reviews completed legal descriptions.
• Accurately reviews completed survey control sheets.
• Accurately reviews completed block sheets and construction calculations.
• Accurately reviews completed Boundary Survey calculations.
• Prepares and monitors project budgets.
• Prepares proposals and ensures proposal protocol is followed.
• Ensures that services being provided are covered by contract scope.
• Prepares and monitors project schedules and timely completion of projects.
• Participates in marketing, sales, and business development efforts.
• Completes projects on time and within budgets.
• Monitors quality of plats, documents, and other deliverables.
• Maintain, monitor, and develop field and office survey standards.
• Manage staff and project workload and meet project deadlines.
• Review and approve staff timesheets on time.
• Mentoring and job coaching for staff and complete annual staff reviews.
• Assists in resolving any HR issues with direct reports.
• Effectively communicates with and keeps supervisor informed.
• Communicates closely with other disciples and/or sub-consultants.
• Develop, maintain, and enhance relationships with existing clients.
• Works with passion and a positive attitude and cooperates toward the common goal.
• Ensures that contracts are approved and signed by client.
• Accurate billing for projects including additional services for out of scope items.
• Monitors and addresses unbilled time.
• Monitors and resolves past due A/R.
• Addresses back charges immediately and monitors status.
• Marketing and business development for new clients.

Qualification Requirements:
6-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Surveying from an accredited four-year college or university

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Valid driver’s license
• Licensed Land Surveyor

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Excellent oral and technical written communication skills.
• Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Available to work nights and weekends to complete a project as necessary.
• Ability to make independent decisions within a general framework.
• Ability to supervise the work of field and/or office surveyors.
• Knowledge of industry related software.
• Proficient in AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office (if applicable).
• Must be fluent in the English language.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employer’s Disclaimer:
Position subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Manhard does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Manhard employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Manhard and approved by the Manhard Talent Acquisition Team.

Manhard Consulting is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and a harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,  protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We support inclusion and believe in welcoming a collective sum of individual differences, thoughts, traits, and characteristics to represent our culture and achievements.

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  • 1 Overlook Point, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, USA