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Survey Department Manager - Professional Land Surveyor

Survey Department Manager - Professional Land Surveyor

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Founded in 1981, So-Deep is recognized as the original Subsurface Utility Engineering company. Our vision then and today remains the same: to provide accurate and reliable data on the existence and location of underground utilities. Through our refinement of how utilities are mapped and documented, we created the engineering profession known as SUE.


As the Survey Department Manager for So-Deep, Inc., you will plan, direct and coordinate all aspects of office operations, including management of project managers, staff surveyors, technicians and field operations. Additionally, you will be involved in business development and sales in all areas of company services and coordination with senior management for company operations. We are looking for someone with a unique mix of technical depth and business acumen to foster and lead the growth of a major office location. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish operational plans and staffing levels to develop an office capable of performing multiple large-scale projects
  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
  • Review performance data (financial, budgets, sales and activity reports) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels
  • Oversees writing of scope, budget, and QAQC
  • Monitor and develop professional staff to maximize their potential
  • Establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the market area
  • Develop and maintain positive client relationships
  • Serves as Company representative at all levels of operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • 10+ years of progressive surveying and management experience
  • Associates degree or higher with a concentration in Surveying a plus
  • Professional Land Surveyor license
  • A current NCEES record is preferred 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage operations and staffing in delivering multi-disciplinary projects
  • Demonstrated success in business development, marketing, and networking
  • Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates


A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


So-Deep, Inc. offers career advancement opportunities plus an excellent benefits package. Come join our team of professionals who are leading the way for the SUE industry!


So-Deep, Inc. is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with So-Deep, Inc. and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to


So-Deep, Inc. is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to So-Deep, Inc. and So-Deep, Inc. chooses to hire such a candidate, So-Deep, Inc. has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


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