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Survey Manager

Survey Manager

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


We are currently seeking a Survey Manager for our San Diego, CA office. The successful candidate must possess the marketing, management and leadership skills necessary to lead and train a group of surveyors.  


Assist in survey operations for NV5 San Diego, CA operations.  Experience managing other professionals, marketing to clients, writing proposals and negotiating with government agencies is required.


  • Substantial knowledge in all areas of surveying, including boundary, leveling, GPS, topography, scanning; R/W plats and descriptions, including both field and office work.
  • Experience with Trimble Business Center required
  • Experience with Trimble GPS, Trimble Access and Total Station required.
  • Must have experience with PLSS, Easement/Right-of Way Surveys, Platting, ALTA’s, boundary surveys (retracement and route), property descriptions, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, and construction staking
  • Provide oversight, QA/QC for field survey work
  • Experience performing survey related research is desire
  • Possess substantial knowledge of principles of supervision, including coaching and mentoring, building good relationships, monitoring and documenting performance, disciplinary processes, and motivating staff.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong skills and/or ability in the following:
  • Coordinate work requests, establishing completion dates and scheduling
  • Estimating time and costs
  • Writing project plans for projects
  • Budget planning
  • General administrative tasks and processes
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.


  • Degree with survey related courses preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience  



  •  California Professional Land Surveyor license


NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.