Survey Project Manager

Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

Founded in 1960, Trans Ash is a rapidly growing civil land construction & environmental company. We are expanding our survey services and are seeking to add a Survey Project Manager to our survey team to work on a long-term civil land construction project with our valued customer in the utility industry. This position will be based out of the Duke Energy Belews Creek Steam Station in Belews Creek, North Carolina. The ideal candidate is preferred to be a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) or Land Surveyor Intern (LSI) with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in all aspects of land surveying including 3 years’ project management experience.

Pay Information:

$90,000- $130,000 / year

Quarterly Bonus Program

Weekly pay


Trans Ash offers long-term construction projects, excellent team culture, and professional growth opportunities.

Our benefits package includes the following:

  • Paid Professional Development
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Options
  • Short Term Disability- Company Paid
  • Paid Vacation, Personal and Sick Days
  • 401K Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Life and Basic Accident Insurance - Company paid
  • Dental and Vision Insurance Options
  • Long Term Disability Option
  • Boot allowance - Company paid - up to $200 yearly allowance.
  • Prescription Safety Glasses - Company paid - up to $250 every other year.
  • Identity Theft Protection Option
  • Temporary Living Allowance (if applicable)
  • Relocation Package Available (if applicable)
  • Computer and Cell Phone

Job Description:

The Survey Project Manager  is responsible for planning, directing, and completing all   surveying  requirements for the project  per the contract drawings and specifications.  The services required will include, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, construction staking, sUAS (drone) surveys, volume computations, machine control modeling, record map production and survey reports.    The Survey Project Manager is an integral part of the project team, reports to the Regional Survey Manager, and communicates directly with the customer.  

Essential Functions:

  • Read and interpret engineering plans, CAD files, field data, and other sources to compute staking plans for grading, utilities and hard structures.
  • Provide support to machine control operations to include building machine models from engineering CAD files and plan sheets, troubleshooting machine control operations, and performing quality control.
  • Performs work both in the field and in an office environment.
  • Prepare certified as-built record drawings for permitting and submission to the client and state agencies.
  • Performs construction staking and topographic surveys
  • Maintain survey records, GPS, and CAD files
  •  Perform monthly sUAS(drone) surveys to determine production volumes and for design purposes
  • Accommodate client and job site needs by responding to all inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

Job Requirements and Qualifications


  • The ideal candidate will possess a 2 or 4-year degree in surveying, engineering, construction management, or a related field
  • 10 years of overall surveying experience including 3 years of project management experience is required.
  •  Experience in field management of construction surveying projects is preferred.

Training Requirements:

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D is required.
  • Proficient with business software: Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Experience using Trimble GPS equipment and Trimble machine control is preferred.
  • Experience with Trimble Business Center is preferred.
  • Experience with Hypack dredge/surveying software is a plus.
  • Professional land Surveyor License in North Carolina preferred, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of being hired
  • Remote Pilot's License/Certification required, or ability to obtain within three  (3) months of hire date.

Other Information:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., work in all types of weather, walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be physically able to perform the work outside.
  • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine needs.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test, MVR, and background check.
  • Must be able to work in a construction environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Trans Ash is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.  

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. In keeping with this commitment, we strive to ensure that our application process is accessible to everyone.  

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who has a need for an accommodation request, you can contact us via email at or via phone at (513) 842-6590. When calling, ask to speak to Human Resources and state the reason for your call. If requested to leave a message, please include the Job Posting Title and location for the position in which you are applying.  

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision:

Trans Ash, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint to charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources by calling (513) 733-4770 or emailing

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