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 Professional Surveyor in our Plymouth, MI & Traverse City, MI offices.

Position Description
The Professional Surveyor 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
  • Achieve performance objectives and financial metrics (see Key Performance Indicator document)
  • 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

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Office setting primary
  • Ability to travel and/or work in the field as needed
  • Regularly required to sit
  • Frequently lifts or moves objects up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus

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

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