Survey Project Manager


Philadelphia, PA, US, 19103-3638

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 Project Land Surveyor/Manager to join its collaborative team in Philadelphia, PA. This individual will serve a key function in providing services that combine technical knowledge, practical experience, and professional judgment in resolving surveying, mapping, and geospatial challenges. In this role, you will have the opportunity to assist in leading the Survey team, with a shared passion for the challenge of merging the art of science and mapping

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist discipline leadership with the planning, implementation and production of deliverables for land surveying projects;
  • Oversee and manage staff for specific project assignments.  Supervise field work;
  • Coordinate and work with staff to prepare and/or modify field work scope, survey data, data reduction, project plans and revisions, and, final survey deliverables based on the analysis of collected data;
  • Write and/or review drafting and CAD file production, draft survey maps, proposals, written descriptions, and miscellaneous reports;
  • Assist in planning schedules and developing tasks and project budgets. Prepare progress reports and draft change orders;
  • Perform and manage multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines. Prepare draft invoices, project billings, and assist in payment collections;
  • Effectively use reports, maps, drawings, engineering plans, and aerial photographs to assess project needs and assist in project approach;
  • Assist with office tasks including, but not limited to CAD drafting, data download, deed and map research, and filing;
  • As necessary, collect field data for preparation of surveys by using surveying equipment and software;
  • As necessary, assist in recovery of survey control and monumentation, construction layout, obtaining invert and subsurface utility information, and photo documentation of the project area; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required;
  • 5+ years of survey experience in both the field and office;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Carlson software and excellent computer skills;
  • State Survey license or ability to obtain State license;
  • Experience with proposal preparation and job estimates;
  • Ability to perform complex boundary analysis and maintain quality control of survey deliverables;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple staff to meet project deadlines;
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team with various levels and types of management, staff, co-workers, and clients;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the field when necessary; and
  • Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing


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.