Professional Land Surveyor

St. Charles, MO
Added: January 24, 2024
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Position: Professional Land Surveyor- GBA

Location: St. Charles, MO

Professional Land Surveyor– St. Charles, Missouri

George Butler Associates Inc. (GBA) is a premier, multi-disciplinary, engineering consulting firm that has been doing business throughout the Midwest since 1969. With over five decades of experience in the industry, the GBA name has become synonymous with high quality work, innovation, and competent, dedicated staff, all while maintaining its warm, family-like atmosphere. The firm’s extensive client list includes various governmental agencies, counties/municipalities, water management districts, and private sector clients throughout the Midwest.

If you are interested in a company possessing stability, rich history, and advancing career paths, GBA might be just the place for you. Please review the responsibilities and requirements below to see if you might be a good fit for this position.

GBA is seeking a qualified Professional Land Surveyor in our St. Charles office. This person will effectively lead and manage field and office survey projects to ensure quality performance by the field crew and project team.


  • Managing and performing land surveying projects, Topographical Surveys, Boundary Surveys, ALTA/NSPS Surveys, DOT Projects
  • Working with field survey crews and office technicians to develop a high-performing team
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prepare survey scopes and cost estimates
  • Ability to perform project work in Microstation
  • Review work performed by survey technicians in Microstation
  • Knowledge and ability to prepare rights-of-way, easement, and dedication documents
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret engineering plans accurately
  • Maintain baseline standards in survey notes, point descriptions, and calculations
  • Prepare clear project task documentation when needed
  • Work directly with the client to ensure scope and deadlines are met, and addressing client needs and concerns
  • Providing field documentation to survey crews in anticipation of office needs
  • Provide direction to and follow up with survey crews and CAD Techs in office
  • Maintain project files to include all notes, research, and survey documents
  • Assist other departments as necessary to complete work on time and under budget
  • Manage deadlines to ensure that a quality product is delivered on time
  • Prepare or direct preparation of client deliverables, ensure QA/QC process has been completed prior to deliverable going to the next level
  • Communicate to manager relative workload and plan work to attempt to balance workload
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current Registered Professional Land Surveyor license in Illinois and/or Missouri, or ability to acquire within 1 year
  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree, Associates, or bachelor’s a plus
  • Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Punctuality – Proven record of punctual attendance
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in surveying project management including final deliverable production of survey documents in a Microstation environment
  • Experienced with client management, proactive staff utilization and progress reporting
  • Experienced with boundary determinations, legal descriptions, geodetic and plane survey calculations, and quality review of geospatial deliverables
  • Experience with survey computations and platting using Microstation, as well as field experience with GPS, Terrestrial LiDAR and conventional field equipment

Staff Management

  • Maintain effective communication with all levels of staff and demonstrate leadership abilities with project team
  • Manage and direct the activities of staff to achieve project goals and deadlines
  • Verify that deliverables are completed in conformance to requirements, on-time and in a quality fashion
  • Manage assigned workload and schedule and forecast future resource needs
  • Communicate with team leader in advance when the schedule or deadlines change

It’s More Than Just A Job…

At GBA we are innovative people who want to solve problems. We’re known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We strive to create remarkable solutions for a higher quality of life through our diversified services.

Our people are ambitious, passionate and committed to creating high quality, imaginative projects. We’ve created an environment where we celebrate our team’s eagerness to learn and grow. From birthdays and BBQs to protecting the environment and helping families in need, GBA employees celebrate and support one another and the communities where we live, work and play. Joining our team means you’ll have rewarding opportunities that challenge and inspire you