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Survey Director - Construction

The Position

Effectively manage our firm's technical resources to help increase overall profitability.

Consistent with the objective of Terrane as a leader in surveying services, the Survey Director will lead the technical construction resources across the firm. This role will lead various technical teams in creating and implementing processes and systems to increase company profitability, while maintaining quality and accuracy.

  • Reports to: EVP of Operations
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Location: WA
  • Date: 1/2023

Our work environment provides a result driven, collaborative space, with open & transparent communication, & a culture of celebrating everyone’s wins. Our mid-size private business model provides the ability to have dynamic involvement at all levels of our organization. We’re also proud to say we offer an excellent Total Compensation Package & a few other unique perks to our industry!

At Terrane we embrace diversity & welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Position Details

Essential Responsibilities

  • Guide the development and implementation of survey team specific business strategies, functional area strategies and tactics.
  • Coordinates activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of technical employees.
  • Develop training programs to provide technical advancement and business resiliency for technical team members, ranging from junior employees to senior licensed LS staff.
  • Monitor efficiency and productivity of all technical personnel with accountability for specified volume output.
    • Fill-in as necessary to meet production demands.
  • Provide senior level surveying expertise, guidance and direction for general need and special surveying problems.
  • Mediate legal issues and work with our staff, clients, attorneys, contractors, etc. to help mitigate liability to the company.
  • Implement and maintain survey procedures (equipment calibration, code lists, field to finish, etc.)
  • Responsible for staffing (hiring/terminations), employee evaluations, mentorship/development and conflict resolution of all technical team members.
  • Monitor new technology and evaluate purchases of new equipment and software.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Professional Licensed Surveyor, preferably in Washington State. 
  • 10 years of experience specifically in Land Surveying, computing boundaries.
  • Strong professional communication skills.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and people management.
  • Excellent time management
  • Working knowledge of Carlson Survey (CAD), Leica and standard surveying procedures and processes.

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