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Survey Manager

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Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Job Title:                                   Survey Manager

Division/Department:                 Engineering

Reports to:                               Project Manager

Location:                                  Virginia Beach,VA

FSLA:                                       Exempt



The Survey Manager will be responsible for the project’s total survey needs.



  • Establishes and monitors construction layout for both temporary and permanent work elements
  • Fully utilizes survey equipment, software and survey systems in performing and managing project surveying for the construction of the project
  • Works with engineering and construction operations to establish survey needs
  • Coordinate survey operations to support field operations
  • Manage Survey Quality Control process
  • Procure and manage survey equipment resources
  • Find potential issues ahead of time and be able to problem solve
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, Civil Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to communicate with a vast range of support entities including Engineers, Superintendents, and Architects
  • Possess strong problem solving abilities to address and solve survey challenges associated with construction operations
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and translate into survey data for layout in the field
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Microstation
  • While performing essential job functions, the employee is required to frequently inspect and supervise job operations and may be exposed to ongoing construction. Ability to access all areas of a jobsite is required for the position.
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Goal oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
  • Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.



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