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The Walsh Group Surveyor Manager in Los Angeles, California


Walsh is currently seeking a Surveyor Manager in Los Angeles, CA, to join our Transportation Group.

The Survey Engineer will supervise construction survey crew responsible for providing horizontal & vertical control, derived from contract plans & documents, to field production operations.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want


  • Construction, topographic, right-of-way, and control survey projects; participates in pre-survey planning meetings with project managers, resident engineers, and contractor representatives.

  • Gathers field survey data through use of conventional and Global Positioning System (GPS) methods; sets up, adjusts, and operates surveying equipment, including electronic total station, data collector, and GPS equipment, in order to measure distances, elevations, and angles; prepares field notes and drawings; performs field surveying for roadway, bridges and other infrastructure projects. Including installing surveying construction stakes, tying out existing intersection ties, and locating or establishing vertical and horizontal control, right of way, monuments, corners, boundaries, and property lines.

  • Performs complex surveying calculations using engineering calculator, laptop computer, personal computer, and graphics software, such as AutoCAD; analyzes raw data for mathematical closure and geometric accuracy and prepares finished grade sheets, topographic maps and other survey report

  • Assists in construction, design, topographic, and all types of control surveys.

  • Assumes responsibility for the company survey equipment and oversees equipment maintenance and inventory.

  • Produces accurate detailed maps with accurate surveying data in a timely manner.

  • Sets up, operates and adjusts all types of survey equipment, including a level, transit and electronic measuring device.

  • Makes trigonometric calculations, such as adjusting traverses and calculation of coordinates, control points, quantities and areas.

  • Trains other crew members on the latest technology in surveying equipment and finds new and innovative ways of doing surveys


  • 4-year degree in construction, engineering or other related field of study, or 10 years of survey construction staking experience required

  • Trimble Business Center experience is a plus

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays

  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Commuter Benefits Program

  • Maternity Leave Policy

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles

Requisition ID 2021-6105

Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

Category Survey

Division Transportation