Title:                Survey Manager

Status:             Full Time

Location:         Flagstaff, AZ

Survey Manager

Woodson Engineering and Surveying is actively seeking a Survey Manager to join our team in our Flagstaff office. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit as well as the desire and ability to contribute to the Firm’s growth. 

Reporting to the President, the Survey Manager oversees all activities in the Survey Department including management of staff and projects, preparing proposals and contracts, and marketing. The qualified individual must have an RLS professional registration and will be an experienced professional who is customer service oriented and personable and has a strong work ethic with a positive attitude.

Woodson is an award-winning firm with over 27 years of experience serving Arizona. We are a multidisciplinary team specializing in land surveying, municipal engineering, land development, utility infrastructure and transportation. We operate in a team environment and support one another to ensure all projects and staff receive appropriate resources. Our projects are diverse, challenging, and rewarding.

If you are interested in joining us, we would like to hear from you. Please send resume with cover letter to Woodson Engineering and Surveying, Attn: Survey Manager Position, 124 N. Elden St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 or email to Flgadmin@woodsoneng.com. This position is a direct hire opportunity.


  • Must have Registered Land Surveyor (RLS) License.
  • Minimum of 10 years of surveying experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Project Management.
  • Business development and client relationship skills.
  • Strong understanding of financial management.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to balance multiple projects.
  • Must be proficient in the following areas: ALTA/NSPS Land Title surveys, as-built surveys, boundary and cadastral surveys, construction staking, coordination/control for aerial surveys, easement descriptions, FEMA elevation certificates, field data reduction, GPS surveys, parcel splits, property boundary descriptions, recording of documents, research property ownership and easements, right-of-way surveys, subdivision layouts, topographic surveys.
  • Must have knowledge of all common surveying equipment and software required to complete the above tasks.

Job Description

  • Manage a department of CAD staff and field crews, providing skills and experience in personnel management, departmental budgeting, and scheduling resources ensuring efficient day-today operations.
  • Provide project management with clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams on complex project issues.
  • Prepare proposals and budgets and manage invoicing for surveying projects.
  • Oversee client relationships, client development and client retention; promote the Firm resulting in contractual work.
  • Utilize computer systems and software as a tool to effectively provide and evaluate technical details and manage projects.

We understand your career is a big part of your life, but it’s not your whole life, that’s why we provide a comprehensive benefits package and continually think about the work/life balance of our team.  We strongly encourage and will support your professional development including training and educational opportunities, in addition to attending and presenting at conferences and similar functions. 

Woodson is proud to be an EEO Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable Local, State or Federal Law.