Project Surveyor

at VHB
Location Westbrook, Maine
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


About Us

WE ARE VHB-a passionate team of engineers, scientists, surveyors, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

It's not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

Project Surveyor Westbrook, ME

Our growing Westbrook, Maine office is looking for a Project Surveyor. Under general supervision responsible for all aspects of a survey project regulated by a specific state's laws and board of licensure rules, applying the laws and procedures relating to land ownership, boundaries and titles when reviewing survey work.


+ Manages all aspects of survey work that result in boundary determination inclusive of field and office efforts.

+ Manages all aspects of survey work that excludes boundary determination but is regulated by a particular state's laws, rules, and regulations, resulting in boundary determination inclusive of field and office efforts.

+ Research historical maps, land records, previous survey results and land title information as needed to compare and verify current measurements and resolve questions of boundary lines.

+ Creates reports and maps according to client or project requirements containing information from field measurements, boundary markers, and other physical features.

+ Prepares two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional computer renderings of property features, such as boundary lines, existing structures, utility lines, and other physical features.

+ Coordinates field crews and survey/CAD Technicians.

+ Performs field checks and manages quality control.

+ May provide technical guidance to junior staff for projects' duration.

+ Participates in professional and personal development aligned with career goals.

+ Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and VHB policies and procedures.

Skills and Attributes

+ Solid knowledge of surveying mathematics (e.g., geometry, trigonometry, least squares adjustment).

+ Proficient in reading and understanding engineering, architectural, and structural drawings.

+ In-depth knowledge of all aspects of geomatics/survey engineering (e.g., legal requirements, boundary determinations, topographic surveys, utility surveys, highway surveys, subdivisions, construction stakeout, lidar, photogrammetry, terrestrial/mobile/aerial scanning).

+ Excellent research skills.

+ Ability to operate company vehicles.

+ Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

+ Excellent problem-solving skills and understanding of mapping concepts.


+ 10-15 years of land surveying experience, including managing land surveying projects

+ 2 years of experience as a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor

+ High school diploma or GED equivalent

+ AS or BS in in Survey Engineering, Geomatics, Civil Engineering, or related field preferred

+ Extensive experience using industry standard software for data collection, processing, management, and drafting, including but not limited to AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, Trimble, and SurveyPro.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Street: 865 Spring St.

Telecommute: No

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