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Project Surveyor/Survey Manager, Kansas

Kirkham Michael Cheney, KS

Project Surveyor/Survey Manager, Kansas

Full Time

TodayRequisition ID: 1122

Company Summary

Kirkham Michael is an award-winning multi-disciplined civil engineering firm dedicated to the success of our clients. We provide full-service engineering from concept to final design and construction engineering services.  Kirkham Michael provides integrated engineering and construction services to a wide variety of public and private clients. We are a dynamic firm focused on our clients’ success and we fulfill project and program needs from initial concept through implementation with innovative, yet practical solutions. We employ results-oriented professionals in offices throughout Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas.


Kirkham Michael continually invests in our people and their skills to maximize the value delivered to our clients.  Our engineering expertise, clear communications, and commitment to our clients’ success have been proven time and again on successful projects throughout the region.


Kirkham Michael is a growing company with great benefits. Join us today!


Job Summary/Objective

Field Survey Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of field crews and the coordination of field survey work. Receives broad assignments and verbal instructions, usually with little or no daily supervision. Responsibilities include the scheduling of field work and crew assignments, the repair and maintenance of survey vehicles and equipment, fieldwork budgets. Position requires working contact with clients, contractors, field inspection personnel and office engineering and planning staff.  Have drafting abilities to process survey information and prepare legal descriptions.


Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Perform a variety of in-office and field tasks associated with land surveying, and civil engineering projects obtained by the company. 
  • Consult with clients.
  • Prepare proposals and contracts.
  • Provide guidance and direction to field crew(s).
  • Provide guidance and direction to engineering and surveying technicians.
  • Oversee survey aspects of civil engineering projects.
  • Oversee and/or directing preparation of all types of survey plans.
  • Prepare flood elevation certificates.
  • Deed and plan research and review.
  • Fieldwork associated with land surveying, engineering, and construction projects.
  • Survey computations and data collection.
  • Computer-aided design and drafting.
  • Member of Professional Surveyor Organization.
  • Works closely with Engineering Manager.
  • Ability to take direction and express understanding of the directions received.  
  • Ability to report progress and maintain schedules. 
  • Ability to express ideas to technicians, designers, and engineers.
  • Ability to provide direction to others.
  • CSM activities for specifically targeted clients.


Supervisory responsibilities

  • Oversee Crew chiefs; assigns crews to projects.


Work Environment

  • Mix of field (outdoor) and office setting (indoor) depending on the nature of the work being performed.


Physical Requirements

  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs., 


Travel Required

  • Travel is required for this position.


Required Education and Experience

Requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.

  • Associates Degree or equivalent PLUS minimum 8 years previous related experience performing design project surveys, locating section corners, topographic surveys, boundary surveying, and construction staking
  • Registered Land Surveyor or approval of Senior Manager
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured 
  • Proficient with GPS and Total Station survey equipment


Preferred Education and Experience

Preferences that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.

  • CADD experience desirable


Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All surveyors may be required to perform duties described in the Technician, Designer and Construction categories.


We provide career growth opportunities and recognize and reward an individual's contributions, efforts, and teamwork. Kirkham Michael is a great place to work where you can achieve both your professional and personal goals. Kirkham Michael offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. We have an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401K plan, professional membership and tuition reimbursement program, an employee assistance program, and a flexible spending account. At Kirkham Michael, employees are rewarded based on performance.  You create your own destiny!


Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Kirkham Michael is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules or regulations.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 6, 2023
Date Closes April 20, 2023
Start Date March 6, 2023
Requisition 1122
Located In Cheney, KS
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 17-1022.00 Surveyors
Zipcode 67025
Name Rose Hauge
Address 12700 West Dodge Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154
Phone 402-255-3807

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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