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Title:PLS Manager
Post Date:10/19/18
Location:Denver, CO
Details:Summary: Professional Land Survey Manager will oversee the Land Survey Department. This person will supervise all Licensed Surveyor's performance and provide direct feedback. Direct the daily assignments, prioritizes tasks, and modifies the daily responsibilities/schedules of team members as needed. Provide career guidance and training to others within the company looking to become a LS. Communicates effectively with clients in the field to ensure proper definition of project scope and specification. Works with Client Services-Project Managers and Field Services Coordinator(s) to facilitate job scheduling, estimates.
Expected Results/Outcomes:
The proper execution of projects as outlined by Clients, Project Managers and Strategic Steering Team.
Essential Duties:
• Monitors resources and recommends capacity adjustments as needed
• Supervises others in following all safety protocols and standard operating practices
• Oversees the fundamental training and supervision of personnel
• Acts as an integral part of a new technology/best practices team and assists with the implementation of new processes
• Responsible for defining, documenting and ensuring adherence to survey process and procedure
• Interacts with clients in a positive and professional manner
• Manages and balances the workload
• Reviews work in progress during the course of work. Direct rework, if necessary
• Knowledge of a variety of instruments including levels, total stations, and GPS equipment
• Coordinates with Client Services/Project Managers/Survey Managers to ensure work gets done on time and on budget

o Strong track record of being relentlessly accountable.
o Takes independent actions and calculated risks.
o Is a kickass teammate.
o Strong record of consistently delivering results.
o Understanding, monitoring, and reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
o Adapts to the changing work environment and managing competing demands.
o Effectively presents information and responds to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
o Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.
o Regular and predictable attendance required.
o Enforce QA/QC drafting and workflow processes
 Performs other related duties as required and assigned by management

Additional Responsibilities:
 Serves as a technical resource; works effectively individually and as a team member; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, co-workers, inspectors and employees in other departments and others encountered in the course of work
 Exceptional organizational skills are required as well as a desire to meet and exceed our customer's expectations
 Attention to detail and strong communication skills
 Contribute to the development, coordination and scheduling of land survey projects
 Perform detailed analysis and determine efficient work processes
 Review and examine field notes, field photos, daily reports and other land survey work products as required
 Review and approve all team member's timesheets
Qualifications:Skills & Abilities
 Exceptional organizational & communication skills.
 Exceptional customer focus.
 Highly effective manager of others:
o Interviews, hires, on boards and engages new employees
o Fosters teamwork
o Seeks to Mentor, coach and develop project team members/direct reports
o Establishes goals and performance expectations, measures result and provides performance feedback
o Participates in disciplinary actions and employment termination when needed
o Effectively assigns and delegates work and creates clear agreements for completion of work assignments
o Provides input on compensation and recognition for direct reports.
 Highly effective strategic leader:
o Is decisive and makes solid decisions.
o Is visionary and innovative; recommends strategies with consideration for organizational resources capacity and capability, and business sustainability.
o Is authentic and engaging with others.
o Inspires others to a shared vision/shared outcomes.
o Models company core values always.
o Advanced knowledge of survey field techniques and survey language
o Intermediate knowledge of State and Federal laws, and agency rules and regulations
o Advanced knowledge of plumb range rods and level rods; the use of conventional surveying equipment such as rods, chains, tripods, levels, and tribrachs
o Advanced understanding of database and system administration techniques used to move data and files between applications and repositories and performing database queries
o Advanced understanding of GIS concepts and processes; uses and operations of GPS data capture equipment and software.
o Ability to maintain a cooperative relationship with those contacted in the course of work activities. Familiarity with map projections and state plane coordinate systems is required
o This position requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field including the ability to read reports, spread sheets, manuals, blue prints, plans, drawings and correspondence. Also, required is the ability to perform general math calculations
o Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
o A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required
Supervisory Responsibilities:
o Directly leads and directs the work of up to 8 direct report employees
o Responsible for training new hires and novice employees
Education/Experience:
o Must be a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in at least one or more of the following states, CO, WY, ND, MT, UT, NM, OK
o At least 2 years' experience at managing a team
o Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D,
o Comprehensive knowledge of ALTA's, Boundary, Topographic and Construction surveying is required
o Must be able to work in a team environment
Employer:Ascent Geomatics Solutions
Contact:Martin Lees
Phone: (303) 928-7128
Email: MLees@AscentGeomatics.com



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