Director of Land Surveying Services

Partners, a growing environmental, safety, engineering and surveying firm with offices across the Midwest & Northeast seeks a corporate Director of Land Surveying Services. The opportunity presented by this position includes a senior management role that is focused on the expansion of this practice area and leadership of the company. The position will be based in one of Partners’ Northeast Ohio offices.

The Director of the Land Surveying Services practice area will establish, foster and maintain client relationships related to residential, commercial and industrial (Public and Private) land development services; as well as lead the survey group to meet client needs, technical competence and project profitability. The responsibilities will include personnel management, senior level leadership, budget and proposal development, client interaction and management, business development and client representation.

General Project Types

  • Residential/Commercial/Industrial Land Development,
  • Boundary, Retracement, Re-Platting Surveys (Legal Descriptions),
  • Legal Descriptions,
  • Third Party Reviews,
  • American Land Title Associates (ALTA) Surveys,
  • Residential Site / Grading Plans,
  • Topographic/Existing Condition Surveys,
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assessments,
  • Construction Layout (to include AS-Builts),
  • Route / Corridor Surveys (Centerline & Right-of-Way Establishment), and
  • General Site/Civil Engineering & Environmental Support.

General Duties

  • Perform General Project Surveyor Duties,
  • Assist in the performance of field activities when and as needed,
  • Mentor and train staff,
  • Establish project schedules to meet deliverable deadlines,
  • Author Proposals, create scopes of work and associated budgets,
  • Perform Project Management duties, scheduling and invoicing,
  • Perform Survey Calculations,
  • Provide QA/QC of Survey and Engineering Deliverables,
  • Sign and Seal documents,
  • Oversee work activities of survey staff in the office and in the field,
  • Exceptional personnel management skills,
  • Help to lead and grow a successful engineering group,
  • Represent clients and projects at local meetings,
  • Review and be the engineer of record when required,
  • Work closely with other company disciplines,
  • Maintain a high level of professional and technical knowledge,
  • Help to lead business planning and growth initiatives, and
  • Work with clients, developers, architects, local municipalities and contractors.

General Skills, Experience and Education

  • Professional Land Surveyor License in Ohio, (additional states a plus),
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with Boundary, ALTA and Topographic surveys to include construction layout, route surveys,
  • Experience with survey equipment and new technology (Total Station, GPS, Data Collectors),
  • Thorough understanding of state and local Technical and Professional standards, and local requirements,
  • Good writing skills,
  • Knowledge and understanding of local and regional markets,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Carlson/Simplicity COGO Programs is desired by not required,
  • Staff and employee supervision experience, and
  • Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

Key Attributes

  • Proactive and passionate advocate for the firm,
  • Strong oral/written communication skills,
  • Communicates clearly and effectively,
  • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethics, and
  • Strong work ethic, detail driven, well organized while fostering a positive work environment.

If you meet our requirements, please forward your resume to:

Director of Finance & Administration

31100 Solon Road, Suite G Solon, Ohio 44139
phone: 440-248-6005
fax: 440-248-6374

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