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Survey Manager

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Job Location: Houston, Texas SUMMARY: The Survey Manager will be responsible for the project’s total survey needs. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES: 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 REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience Ability to communicate with a vast range of support entities including Engineers and Superintendents 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 Proficient in AutoCAD 3D Proficient/familiar with Topcon machine controls 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. Pre-employment background check and drug screening required EOE Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled
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