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Survey Project Manager

Survey Project Manager

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Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS), So-Deep, Inc., and So-Deep | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.


As a Survey Project Manager for Surveying And Mapping, LLC, you will direct a team of professionals working on multiple, large-scale projects.  You will develop and lead a team of technicians and field crews to complete various survey projects. We are looking for someone with a unique mix of technical depth and business acumen to lead a project team in our Austin, TX office.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs boundary analysis, topographic surveys, and control for aerial mapping for oil & gas clients
  • Successfully coordinates and completes project scope, schedule and delivery
  • Aids the Senior Project Manager in writing scope for RFQ’s
  • Maintains strong client working relationships and serves as client contact for progress reports
  • Sign and seal plats and field notes
  • Perform quality control check throughout the project schedule
  • Additional projects as assigned

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • 3+ years of progressive surveying and management experience
  • Professional Land Surveyor – Texas license preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage multiple registered surveyors, technicians and field crews to deliver multi-disciplinary projects
  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment
  • Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and drive results of the team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel as business necessitates

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. 


We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry! 


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM 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


SAM, LLC 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 SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


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