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Survey Department Manager - Klamath Falls

  • 03 Nov 2021 12:58 PM
    Message # 12097044
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Survey Department Manager

    Type: Full-Time

    Base Pay: $66,000 to $90,000 annual salary, depending on experience plus company ownership opportunity and excellent benefits which include paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan, fitness reimbursement and 100 percent company-paid employee health insurance.


    Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon



    Adkins Engineering & Surveying, LLP. (Adkins) is looking for a full time Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) to lead our team of survey technicians in southern Oregon. Adkins is a well-established civil engineering and land surveying firm having performed thousands of surveys in southern Oregon and Northern California over the past 40 years. Our clients include a variety of federal, state, local, and private entities on a wide variety of projects. Our survey crews use the latest technology to satisfy clients’ requirements in a timely and accurate manner.


    • Schedule plan, and coordinate survey field and office work with clients and staff
    • Perform legal research, computations, boundary resolutions, ALTA and design surveys
    • Review maps and legal descriptions for accuracy, presentation, and compliance with local and state law
    • Coordinate construction survey and staking
    • Provide fieldwork quality control
    • Coordinate with office engineers on a wide variety of projects
    • Market construction surveying services to contactors, prepare staking quotes and bids
    • Work as either a one or two man survey crew performing boundary, topographical or construction staking survey work if required.
    • Manage day to day work of survey department and staff


    • Minimum of 4 years of land surveying experience
    • Current registered PLS in the State of Oregon (required) and California (preferred) or the ability to gain licensure in California within 1 to 2 years.
    • Experience with AutoCAD to create plats, design base maps, and generate digital terrain models
    • Experience with land use planning and surveying applications in different jurisdictions
    • Experience with legal descriptions, boundary resolutions, PLSS surveys
    • Familiarity with robotic instrumentation, automated data collection methods, and GPS equipment
    • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is preferred
    • Able to work independently and delegate work to staff
    • Work in all types of inclement weather and be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and walk 2 to 4 miles during the workday
    • A valid driver’s license is required
    • Familiarity with construction staking
    • Occasional overnight travel

    TO APPLY: Please submit the following: 1) a cover letter containing a brief introduction, summary of education, credentials, and qualifications, 2) a current resume, and 3) a self-identification form (optional). Resume must clearly demonstrate professional experience, show degree(s) earned and location, relevant professional experience, and list three professional references including name, title, and telephone number. Please email application materials, in Microsoft Word or PDF format, to mmoser@adkinsengineering.com. Please include “Survey Department Manger” in the subject line. If you require assistance or special accommodations, please contact us at 541.884.4666 (phone), 541.884.5335 (fax), mmoser@adkinsengineering.com, or by mail at 1435 Esplanade Ave, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601.

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