Land Survey Project Manager-Crew Chief

Irvine, CA
Added: May 10, 2024

Ranked #3 as a Top Workplace, raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm. We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California.

At raSmith, our culture is focused on client service, quality and innovation. We strongly believe in work/life balance and employee development. These attributes and our family friendly atmosphere have led us to receive numerous project and culture awards.

We currently have an opening for a licensed PLS who will establish and lead our Survey group in our Irvine, CA office.

Land Survey Project Manager-Crew Chief - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Hire and supervise field surveyors.
  • Manage and schedule surveying and construction staking projects from our site design team.
  • Provide thorough, professional analysis of survey projects and construction layout including compliance with project scope, requirements and goals.
  • Develop and maintain marketing opportunities for new projects as well as procuring estimates.
  • Prepare contracts and change orders and analysis of legal descriptions and title documents.
  • Perform survey plan design and drafting using AutoCAD Civil3D to include adherence to raSmith standards and compliance with local laws, codes and ordinances.
  • Perform field survey duties including data collection, boundary evidence search and locate, construction staking (part time basis) as needed until additional support staff can be added.
  • Develop, draft, QC, and stamp survey deliverables including our full variety of Mapping Services, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Boundary Surveys, TPM, FPM, Utility Easements, etc.

Land Survey Project Manager-Crew Chief – Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account option and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday programs
  • 401k Plan with immediate employee participation and a generous Company Match
  • Tuition and Professional Licensure/Certification Reimbursement programs
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Hybrid work schedule options
  • Pay Range: $110,000 - $130,000+ dependent on experience


Land Survey Project Manager-Crew Chief – Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Surveying
  • At least 10 years extensive experience in land surveying and construction staking
  • California Land Surveyors license or licensed in other state with the ability to acquire CA license within 6 months
  • Knowledge of California survey laws and methodology
  • The ability to utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D, Newforma and the Microsoft Office Suite to assist with the all survey aspects of Civil design files as well as the ability to review and interpret civil design plans.

We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.

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