Survey Manager Job Description

survey manager job description

Survey Manager,


Survey Manager Job Description

As the Survey Manager, you will manage the survey function across the project. You will be responsible for managing all the survey requirements on the project.


  • Managing all the survey requirements on the project
  • Client liaison
  • Quality assurance
  • Manage a team of Surveyors
  • Programming of survey works and resources needed
  • Support survey operations- calculations, processing, data manipulation
  • Sales and costings, tender preparation
  • Assistance with recruitment of further survey resource as the project requires and dictates.

Usual requirements 

  • 7 years+ post grad experience, and hold a relevant tertiary qualification in Land or Engineering Surveying
  • Previous work history with a top tier main contractor or have had previous experience working on large construction projects through a survey firm
  • Ability to work and communicate as part of a team
  • Ability to think and react quickly to any difficulties which may arise
  • A firm understanding of providing survey functions for civil and construction works, including pipelines
  • A good understanding and demonstrative experience of modern survey instrumentation, including 1 man total stations, GPS, data modelling and manipulation through a survey CAD package.
  • A good understanding of projects and the duties listed above.
  • Experience managing other surveyors/projects

Average salary: $100k to $130K

Salary is based on © 2021 Indeed statistics and research, view their website here.

This Survey Manager job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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