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Land Survey Project Manager

Company: BKF Engineers
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring a Survey Project Manager in multiple offices!The Survey Project Manager is the daily contact point with clients, representatives, and/or in-house Engineering Project Managers. The Survey Project Manager is responsible for the performance of all aspects of the firm's services for the projects assigned. This position provides all the necessary direction, supervision, coordination, and follow-up on the work to ensure quality standards are met, efficiency levels are maintained and the client's satisfaction, respect, and confidence are assured.Responsibilities:Defines the project scope, prepares written proposals with the survey group Director or Principal-in-charge (PlC), plans, prepares, and gives the oral presentation of the firm's technical qualifications and approach to the project.Helps prepare the schedule, establishes a budget, prepares a written work plan, and organizes the execution of the project. Schedules and chairs project progress and review meetings.Monitors project progress to assure the quality of work performed, timeliness of action, compliance with contract requirements, and control of job charges against approved budgets.Maintains periodic contact with Director, PlC, and the client to communicate progress, resolve problems and assure client satisfaction with the work.Prepares written monthly progress reports for clients, Director, and PlC.Prepares monthly billing and reviews with Director or PlC prior to submitting to the client.Controls and directs the project to a satisfactory completion. Reviews all communications plan maps or other information prior to submission to the client.Prepares a project report at the end of the project and submits it to the Director or PlC who will review and file it in the Project Report File. Plans work schedules, conducts performance reviews, and provides input for performance reviews by survey group Director and PlC.Identifies all extra work and changes in the scope of service or contract terms and processes necessary extra work authorizations prior to performing work.Attends technical and management seminars, workshops, and professional conferences to expand knowledge and skills in the technical and management aspects of the position.Ensures that the project is following office standards and procedures. Assist with the training of existing and new staff on appropriate activities to promote staff growth and proficiency.Qualifications:PLS required10+ years of experience is strongly preferredHigh-level management experienceEducation/Registration: B.S. Degree in Surveying and Mapping or Civil Engineering.Registration as a California Professional Land Surveyor or pre-1982 Professional Civil Engineer is required.At least eight years of surveying experience at a professional level including at least two years experience in responsible charge of field survey work. Without a B.S., ten years of professional experience is required. Experience must show a progressively increasing level of responsibility, especially on large, complex, and/or difficult projects.Should demonstrate a thorough knowledge and show experience in all phases of land surveying including the following: legal principles of boundary determinations, sectionalized land subdivisions, California state plane coordinate system, California statutes regulating the practice of land surveying and the subdivision of land, control and geodetic surveys, aerial photogrammetric surveys, construction staking (subdivisions, municipal improvements, heavy construction, buildings, transportation projects, etc.), survey accuracies and precisions, uses and capabilities and adjustments of modern surveying instruments, and the use of office computer and data collecting electronic surveying instruments. Must have knowledge of contract management, project management theories, project scheduling, and reporting, proposal writing, budget control, communications, and human resources management including a positive management style, well-developed leadership skills, and respect by peers, clients, consultants, and subordinates.Ability to work on and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously.Ability to make formal presentations to company management, clients, and public agencies.Experience coordinating technical efforts of others, especially on significant projects (long duration, large dollar value, and/or technically complex).The Survey Project Manager reports to the survey group Director, Principal-in-Charge, and Office Manager with respect to the quality of services, schedule of staff assigned, maintenance of standards, and financial status of projects. The Project Manager's overall performance is reviewed by the survey group director, PlC, and the firm's clients.BenefitsCompetitive salaries, end-of-year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401kBKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependentsFlexible Spending Account (FSA) for health care and dependent care expensesAflac supplemental insurance option, Life insurance, Long-term disability14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, and 8 paid Holidays3 days paid bereavement, 5 days paid jury duty, 5 days paid natural disasterFlexible schedulesMental health services, Wellness program, Fitness reimbursement, Gym discounts, Farm Fresh to You discountsFree office coffee, tea, fruit, bagels, and oatmealEducation reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations$5,000 one-time bonus for attaining P.E. or PLSCompany-sponsored sports teams and clubsAnnual Company Picnic for employees and their families, casino-themed luncheon end of year celebrationEmployees also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!Annualized salary range: $127,500 $168,850What makes BKF a great choice?The chance to work on iconic West Coast projectsInclusive and engaging company cultureCompetitive salaryProfessional development, training, and mentorshipCompany-funded retirement planComprehensive benefits packageEmployee wellness programCommitment to diversity, equity, and inclusionFlexible work policy and hybrid work scheduleExcellent teams of supportive and hard-working professionalsWorkplace Awards:" Top Work Place" 2014 2021 by the Bay Area News GroupZweigWhite " Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 2019" Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 yearsENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the YearBKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 15 California offices and 1 Oregon office employing over 540 staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.Redwood City. San Jose. San Francisco. Walnut Creek. Pleasanton. Sacramento. Santa Rosa. Richmond. San Rafael. Oakland. Newport Beach. Modesto. Salinas. San Diego. San Luis Obispo. San Diego. Portland, OR.#LI-Hybrid#HP

Keywords: BKF Engineers, Redwood City , Land Survey Project Manager, Executive , Redwood City, California

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