Survey Project Manager
Timmons Group - Raleigh, NC

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Timmons Group has been the leader in innovative design consulting within Virginia and surrounding states since 1953. With more than 200 professionals located in offices throughout Virginia and North Carolina, we offer our clients decades of senior-level experience and solve their challenges in creative ways, providing them with innovative solutions at an incredible value. We have been an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm for more than 15 years and are committed to helping our clients achieve their vision. A values-based company with a clear mission to understand the unique needs of its clients, Timmons Group is dedicated to solving engineering and technology challenges because we know that helping our clients achieve their vision results in shared successes.

We are currently seeking a Survey Project Manager, to join our Survey Department in our Raleigh, NC office location.

The Survey Project Manager is responsible for the successful management of assigned projects and the penetration of assigned client accounts. Responsible for marketing and client development, technical quality, profitability, schedule, project staff coordination, client communications, proposal preparation, negotiating scopes and fees, billing, client follow-up maintenance and assistance in collection of fees when required. The Survey Project Manager must maintain superior relationships with each of his/her clients and cross-sell Timmons Group services which fall outside of his/her direct professional expertise. An ability to manage several mid-sized projects, multiple small projects or a single larger project simultaneously is required. The successful candidate will manage/perform design related surveying projects using relevant office software, modeling and CADD technology. Projects may include boundary, topographical, construction, control networking and high definition surveys. The survey project manager is expected to perform calculations using surveying formulas and skills and/or utilizes computers in order to solve problems. Ongoing communication with the Group Leader, clients, staff and internal design team is essential.

Essential duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Reviews rough sketches, drawings, specifications and other survey data received from surveying field staff. Interprets field and engineering data in order to effectively and efficiently complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to create field point plots and computations for construction staking for various types of construction projects including utilities infrastructure, roadways and curb, buildings, and all other proposed site improvements.
  • Complete detailed drawings from sketches, plans, specifications and written/verbal instructions using computer-aided drafting programs, (Civil 3D/AutoCAD 13).
  • Plots maps and charts showing profiles and cross-sections, indicating relation of topographical contours and elevations to various site improvements.
  • Develops detailed drawings of structures and installations such as buildings, roads, culverts, fresh water supply, sewage disposal systems and dikes.
  • On occasion, accompanies survey crew in field to locate grading markers or to collect data required for creation of construction drawings and maps.
  • Works cooperatively with other CAD technicians and/or engineers to complete assigned work.
  • Proactively seeks input and clarification from other employee’s assigned to given project in order to minimize time spent in performing the essential duties of the position.
  • Check assigned work to ensure accuracy and quality.


We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company’s Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.

Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma/GED and three (3) years of survey CAD experience, field experience a plus.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience with Civil 3D/AutoCAD, as well as ArcGIS experience.
  • Ability to compute, process and map field data from raw survey field data files in an organized, neat and professional manner for various boundary, topographic, design and construction staking projects.
  • Ability to create field point plots and computations for construction staking for various types of construction projects including utilities infrastructure, roadways and curb, buildings, and all other proposed site improvements.
  • Experience with TSC2 Controller and Trimble GPS/VRS Data processing a plus.
  • PLS/SIT preferred but not required.
  • The ability to compute, process and map field data will provide the right candidate opportunity and advancement.
  • A valid NC driver license and a good driving record required.
  • Must be willing to travel on occasion.
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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