Project Surveyor / Survey Project Manager

Snelgrove Surveying and Mapping, Inc.   Marianna, FL   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on March 23, 2024

Project Surveyor / Survey Project Manager

Location: Marianna, Florida
Snelgrove Surveying & Mapping, Inc.
License Requirement: Professional Surveyor and Mapper in Florida preferred
Position Type: Land Surveying, Survey Project Surveyor/Manager
Schedule: Full-Time, In-Person
Travel: 10-20% of time will be field review and field support, occasional overnight potentially
Salary: $70,000 - $120,000 based on experience, responsibility, and licensure

Company Bio

Snelgrove Surveying and Mapping, Inc. (SSM) is searching for a Project Surveyor/Manager to help us realize an opportunity for growth. We are a family operated surveying firm in Marianna, Florida. For more than two decades we have been busy surveying and producing results through faith and teamwork. Our mission is to provide quality and professional services, to the satisfaction of our clients, through the joy of our staff and for the benefit of society. In our workplaces, we encourage teamwork, growth and integrity. We want to produce for our clients so that we can provide for our families, our communities and our country. By joining us you will become part of our family, you will share in opportunities to contribute and expand our goals, you will be free to harness your personal gifts and you will be able to advance your surveying career.

Job Description

Project Surveyor/Manager meeting the below qualifications. Licensure is not required however 5+ years of comprehensive responsible charge experience in managing all phases of project progression for a variety of survey projects is required for all applicants. Must be able to provide references to verify experience. Preference will go to a Florida Licensed Professional Surveyor and Mapper. If licensed in another state, achievement of a Florida license will be expected.


• Maintain a valid driver's license.
• 5+ years of responsible experience in various aspects of survey work and managing multiple project phases concurrently.
• Knowledge and experience in most of the following survey types:
o Control
o Topographic, direct
o Boundary
o ALTA/NSPS Land Title
o Route or Roadway Alignment
o Construction Layout
o As-built

• Not required but knowledge and experience in the following survey types would be a plus:
o Photogrammetric
o Topographic, remote sensing
o Hydrographic
o Subsurface Utility Engineering

• Knowledge and experience in operation and maintenance of the following types of field survey systems with their accessories:
o Taping
o Total Station (direct and robotic)
o Differential Leveling (digital levels and auto levels)
o GNSS (static and network RTK)
o Electronic Data Collection
• Experience with office systems including:
o Desktop and laptop computer workstations
o Windows Office applications
o Autodesk Civil3D drafting and point handling
o Printing, copying and scanning paper
o Phone, email and text communications
o Survey post-processing and adjustment applications
o Public records, indexing and searching, in person and online
o Survey records indexing and searching
• Ability to learn new systems (versions or brands) and teach them to others.
• Knowledge and experience with least squares and statistical analysis.
• Experience in equipment research, purchasing and implementation.
• Good communication and people skills.
• Attitude of leadership with humility.
• Claim of Responsibility for yourself, your family, your survey projects, and everyone who works on your projects.


• Serve as project surveyor/manager and assist senior project managers.
• Responsible charge over subordinates in carrying out your surveys.
• Position is under direction of higher-level supervision and is reviewed by conferences, reports and project performance.
• Research, instruct and equip field crews for your projects.
• Knowledge of current FDOT safety protocols and ensure crews are in compliance.
• Monitor field crews progress daily. Record progress information to form weekly report on projects status.
• Support field crews as needed with equipment or project issues, by phone or at jobsite.
• Monitor equipment and material needs and coordinate with supervisor on purchases.
• Support draftsmen in field data processing and Quality Assurance (QA).
• Perform or direct survey computations and facilitate QA review of computations.
• Develop worksheets and instruct draftsmen in mapping.
• Perform drafting and mapping functions as needed.
• Perform field reviews of project sites, including verifying drainage details.
• Review mapping and control products for accuracy and completeness.
• Cooperate with other project managers for resources and scheduling needs.
• Full circle communication with your project manager and other team members (in-house and consultants).
• Maintain a positive attitude.
• Communicate with clients, land owners and the general public in a respectful manner. Be polite during confrontations and maintain self-control. Do not comply with requests that would violate the company's values.


• Health, vision and dental insurance plans
• Personal time off
• Paid holidays
• Retirement matching
• Professional development opportunities
• Small-town, rural culture in local community while being central to nearby urban areas.
• Family culture in a small business that is doing big things.