Project Surveyor

Westlake Consultants, Inc. Published: March 20, 2019
United States
Job Type
Design & Construction /

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~ Westlake Consultants is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in land surveying, civil engineering, land use planning, and construction management from our centrally located office in Tigard, Oregon. Established in 1983, our motto of "Begin with the end in mind" illustrates our commitment to client satisfaction. ~

Position Overview

Westlake Consultants is seeking a Project Surveyor who enjoys a challenging variety of assignments within a team-orientated environment. This permanent, full-time position offers work tasks within several different sectors, and requires production of a broad range of survey products. Under the leadership of the Department Survey Manager and working with survey crews and office survey technicians, the successful candidate will utilize Civil 3D software, Trimble Business Center, Trimble Access field software, and Trimble R8 GNSS equipment.

Project assignments may include working on large transmission line surveys, roadway projects, wind farms and solar installations, residential subdivisions, ALTA surveys and quarry sites. In some instances, surveys will involve coordinating efforts using 3D scanning and modeling for mapping.

What you can expect at Westlake:

  • Diverse clients & projects. A variety of project types, from residential, to high-precision industrial measurement for complex construction, to 3D laser scanning for mapping.
  • Common drive. As an 'Innovative Small Business' award-winner, we share a passion to be more than average.
  • A tightly-knit team. Together, we embrace the hard work it takes to be an industry leader. Together, we celebrate our accomplishments with killer barbeques & holiday parties.
  • A horizontal organizational style. Contributions of all team members are valued and integral to our success.
  • Investment in you & the technology you use. We're committed to training and professional development for our team, and to making sure you have the state-of-the-art equipment you need to do your job.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee completion of survey projects for boundary, topographic, ALTA surveys, subdivisions, partitions and property descriptions;
  • Research and develop work plans for survey projects;
  • Assist civil engineering department with scope and costs for survey-related tasks required for the development process;
  • Perform survey and utility research;
  • Coordinate with survey crews to accomplish project goals;
  • Actively assist with the mapping process when necessary;
  • Provide leadership in preparation of various mapping projects;
  • Manage, supervise and train field and office staff for efficient completion of projects;
  • Participate in business development opportunities; and
  • Estimate and budget man-hours for survey projects, review monthly job costing report for invoicing and project management.



  • Land surveying: 7 years (Preferred)

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge of survey software and the use of AutoCAD, Civil 3D;
  • Knowledgeable in the use and operation of survey equipment including Trimble Robotic Total Stations, TSC3 data collectors, and Trimble GPS units - in support of the survey crews;
  • Experienced in the use of Trimble Business Center;
  • Solid understanding of boundary resolution for urban and rural properties, topographic mapping, and ALTA standards;
  • Experience with preparation and submittal of subdivision plats and partitions for recording purposes with city/county agencies;
  • A proven history of meeting project deadlines and budgets;
  • Experience supervising, organizing, and managing field crews;
  • Demonstrated skills developing relationships with clients, municipal and state agencies;
  • Demonstrated project management skills that include estimates, proposals, invoicing and budget reviews.


Westlake provides superior benefits for employees including:

Health & Wellness

  • 100% company-paid competitive benefit package
  • Medical and dependent care flexible benefit plan
  • Company-paid short term disability insurance policy

Financial Well Being

  • Profit share, 401(k)
  • Company-paid term life and AD&D and optional policies

Professional Development

  • Professional education and licensure allowances
  • In-house continuing education opportunities

Work / Life Balance

  • Paid vacation time, sick leave, 7 paid holidays
  • We are parents, coaches, board members, and dog lovers. We work together to achieve scheduling flexibility in order to meet personal and professional goals.

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to upload your cover letter and resume with "Project Surveyor" in the subject line.

Westlake Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and will not discriminate in employment due to race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, or mental or physical handicap, political or marital status.

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