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Land Survey Project Manager

Company: BKF Engineers
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: September 22, 2022

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.
With the Director or PlC prepares 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 client to communicate progress, resolve problems and assure client satisfaction with the work.
Prepares written monthly progress reports for client, Director, and PlC.
Prepares monthly billing and reviews with Director or PlC prior to submitting to client.
Controls and directs the project to a satisfactory completion. Reviews all communications plans maps or other information prior to submittal to 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 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.
With Office Survey Supervisor 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 required
10+ years experience strongly preferred
High-level management experience
Education/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 professional experience is required. Experience must show 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 a 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 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 firm's clients. Benefits Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for health care and dependent care expenses
Aflac supplemental insurance option, Life insurance, Long-term disability
14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
3 days paid bereavement, 5 days paid jury duty, 5 days paid natural disaster
Flexible schedules
Mental health services, Wellness program, Fitness reimbursement, Gym discounts, Farm Fresh to You discounts
Free office coffee, tea, fruit, bagels, and oatmeal
Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
$5,000 salary increase for attaining P.E. or PLS
Company-sponsored sports teams and clubs
Annual Company Picnic for employees and their families, Casino Themed Luncheon End of Year Celebration
Employees also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake Tahoe! What makes BKF a great choice? The chance to work on iconic West Coast projects
Inclusive and engaging company culture
Competitive salary
Professional development, training and mentorship
Company funded retirement plan
Comprehensive benefits package
Employee wellness program
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
Amazing teams of supportive and hard-working professionals Workplace Awards: "Top Work Place" 2014 - 2021 by the Bay Area News Group
ZweigWhite "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 years
ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year BKF 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 450 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. #HP

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