Metro Consulting Associates (MCA), a civil engineering, surveying and land planning consulting firm is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented self-starter to join our staff as Project Surveyor I in our Traverse City, Michigan office. This position is responsible for completing survey portion of project by acting as liaison between field and office surveyors and project management.

Duties & Responsibilities

·       Coordinate daily activities of at least one field crew and/or survey technician

·       Responsible for understanding budgeting, project cost control, and meeting project schedules

·       Process and file survey data files, field notes, photos, and sketches

·       Perform CAD work to create and finalize survey drawings

·       Use Excel and survey programs to process, verify data, and run reports

·       Perform daily downloads of data collector files

·       Research deeds and maps, perform boundary analysis, and determinations

·       Maintain exceptional internal and external client relations

·       All other duties as assigned


·       Bachelor’s degree in Land Surveying and/or equivalent combination of education & experience

·       SIT or PS license preferred

·       Minimum two (2) years applicable experience

·       Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D; experience with Microstation a plus

·       Experience with field to finish procedures and methods

·       Experience with ALTA/NSPS Land Title Standards 

·       Experience with processing GPS data

·       Wide range of experience in all types of surveys and construction layout

·       Field experience as a Chief Field Surveyor and willingness to perform field work as needed a plus

·       Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel to the corporate office as well as local clients and project sites

·       Excellent concentration and proofreading skills with strong attention to detail

·       Exceptional written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills

·       Ability to work collaboratively in diverse teams including technical and non-technical personnel

·       Resourceful, action-oriented, creative, and analytical thinker

·       Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines as well as balance multiple projects by prioritizing effectively

·       Strong planning, organization, preparation, and execution capabilities

·       Open to new ideas, innovation, and change

·       Strong problem solving/analytical skills


Please email resumes to Metro Consulting Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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