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Survey Manager

Survey Manager

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Survey Project Manager to join our team in Asheville, NC.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for supervision and management of all survey activities related to conventional, GPS, and Laser Scanning surveys
  • Project Management on Survey projects
  • Survey employee Management
  • Aid in Marketing Survey, SUE and scanning
  • Work with the geomatics services manager to achieve department goals
  • Continued training of field crew personnel
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on survey deliverables
  • All facets of survey services projects Including;
  • The day to day management of survey crew personnel
  • Assist with CADD Mapping (AutoCAD, Microstation)
  • Preparation of cost and time estimates for survey proposals
  • Insure that quality control procedures are being implemented
  • Proper training and support for survey staff
  • Provide feedback on crew personnel performance
  • Monitor technical and quality control standards
  • Assist geomatics services manager in purchase of all supplies, and required equipment
  • Directing and coordinating the activities of Survey technicians
  • Participates in and supports development of long term goals and objectives
  • Monitor and improve upon production levels, and staff utilization
  • Coordinate training efforts
  • Generate new business leads using various marketing strategies
  • Strengthen existing client relationships
  • Assist in the development of new marketing material
  • Analysis of activities, costs, operations and forecast data towards goal attainment
  • Enforcing company policies with respect to safety, protocol, and procedure
  • Support for survey, SUE and utility coordination staff as needed
  • Assist with CADD Mapping as needed (AutoCAD, Microstation)

Skills / Qualifications



  • North Carolina PLS
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills and technical competence
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Wood
  • 10 – 15 years of surveying experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to travel



  • Prefer familiarity with AutoCAD and MicroStation
  • Prefer familiarity with subsurface utility engineering
  • Prefer Department of Transportation experience in NC, SC, FL, GA

Physical Demands


  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
  • Requires the use of hand held equipment
  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required
  • Managing several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good client relations
  • Motivating employees

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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