Land Surveyor


Irvine, CA, US, 92612

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a Party Chief / Land Surveyor to join its collaborative team in Irvine, CA. This individual will serve a key function in leading a survey crew in topographic, boundary, and utility surveys as well as construction layout. In this role, you will have the opportunity to collect field data and information related to the preparation of survey maps and CAD files and also have the ability to draft and prepare survey maps from the acquired field data in a technologically progressive environment. The Party Chief will focus on small and large-scale land development projects including, but not limited to commercial, big box, power centers and residential properties.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a one to three person field crew;
  • Communicate and collaborate with project managers to establish project goals, and provide daily updates regarding project status;
  • Collect field data for preparation of surveys by using surveying equipment and software;
  • Effectively use reports, maps, drawings, engineering plans and aerial photographs to assess project needs and assist in project approach;
  • Establish and recover survey control and monumentation, perform construction layout, obtain sewer invert and subsurface utility information and photo documentation of the project area;
  • Apply knowledge and techniques of surveying and advanced mathematics;
  • Maintain survey equipment and initiate repairs when necessary;
  • As necessary, assist with office tasks including, but not limited to CAD drafting, data download, deed and map research and filing; and
  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • High School Diploma; undergraduate-level courses in Survey or related field a plus;
  • 2+ years prior experience in office drafting and analysis to produce boundary, topographic and utility surveys;
  • Professional Land Surveyor license preferred but not required; 
  • Proficiency in Carlson; AutoCAD or Civil 3D software a plus;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, organizational and judgment capabilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with co-workers and managers;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing; and
  • Availability to travel overnight for select projects.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.


Base Hourly Range: $35 - $45.  Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as related work experience, market conditions, education/training, certifications and other credentials, as well as applicable knowledge and skills. This position is also eligible for overtime and participation in the firm's annual bonus and performance review program. Bonuses are discretionary and based on individual job performance and the profitability of the firm.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles