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Professional Land Surveyor

Company: Lake Superior Consulting
Location: Duluth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen America's critical infrastructures. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), a Shawcor company, we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment. LSC supports client projects ranging from Front-End Engineering through Commissioning, allowing our teams to gain a breadth of in-depth experience while making a positive impact in several industries.With our primary focus being the Energy industry, we also support other industries including Power & Utilities, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Commercial and Municipalities. Our employees are driven by diverse and challenging projects while being able to make meaningful contributions to essential industries.This position provides leadership in the Survey Program and manages all aspects of survey projects including schedule, budget, scope, workflow and project personnel. The Professional Land Surveyor functions as a liaison for internal and external clients and acts as a communication link between the office and field. Responsible for training and mentoring survey staff. Also, serves as LSC subject matter expert on all aspects of land surveying.Responsibilities:Perform boundary/control surveying and mapping, research, horizontal and vertical control,Conduct public record researchWriting descriptions for purchasing of right of way and easements, prepare and certify right of way and easement platsMaintain and operate instruments, measuring devices and other field equipment, coordinate equipment rental as needed.Coordinate scheduling with local survey personnel and with other LSC offices as needed. Create and execute project work plans Prepares and/or authorizes proposals, project budgets, and client presentationsDelegate work assignments to team membersManage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scopeEffectively apply our procedures and enforce project standardsPerform reviews and quality assurance proceduresPerform land surveys in compliance with technical regulations and professional standard of careSupervise and be responsible for survey work performed by field crews and techniciansMentor and train survey staff to develop their capabilitiesInteract effectively with clients and colleagues in the field and officeProvide business development to build and expand the Survey ProgramResearch and implement new technologies and applicationsEstablish field survey and drafting protocol and proceduresPrepare and present survey proposals and reportsPrepare and close out documentsRequirements:Licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in Minnesota and willingness to gain licensure in other statesBachelor's degree in Land Surveying or a related fieldMinimum of ten years of survey experience Strong knowledge of Public Land Survey System (PLSS) terminology and procedures, modern survey methods and survey devices (Trimble).Oil & gas pipeline or related industry experience a plus.Project management experienceExperience with boundary surveys, ALTA surveys, easements and writing legal descriptionsFamiliarity with oil and gas pipelines and facilitiesProficient with Microsoft Office, AutoCad and Trimble softwareProficient with survey equipment including total station and GPSStrong communication and writing skillsMust be willing to complete field operations for a variety of projectsSupervisory experience WHY WORK FOR LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING?Our Growth is Your Opportunity:Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally. We value our employees' contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.Make an immediate impact:New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!Work with industry leaders:We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is "sold" to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset. That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.Entrepreneurial Culture:We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples' strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.Competitive Salary andBenefitsincluding:Medical, Dental, Vision InsuranceFlexible work options 401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disabilityPaid time off (PTO)Paid holidays (twelve per year)Tuition reimbursementEEO StatementLake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.Requisition ID30291- Posted04/18/2021-Duluth, MN-United States-Lake Superior Consulting-US Operations-SDL2017

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