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Project Manager/RPLS – Alaska

Position;
Prepare accurate, complete and value-added survey work products that consistently meet clients’ deliverables.  This position is responsible for directing surveys and mapping projects from field to finish within required time frames, budgets and contract requirements. He or she verifies the quality and accuracy of collected data, and supervises the preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, progress sketches, records, documents and deliverables related to the survey. 
 
Duties:
Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:
 Analyze survey objectives and specifications in order to prepare survey proposals
 Assist with proposal preparation, project management, and final quality control for all surveys prepared
 Monitor entire life cycle of to include planning, organizing, and directing survey projects; schedule project in logical steps and budget time using resources required to meet deadlines and profitability targets and interfacing with clients on technical matters
 Work directly with project team members to include scheduling of field crew activity and coordinating equipment
 Negotiate, review and implement contracts and subcontracts
 Write operation reports, maintain logs and update records
 Responsible for survey calculations, analysis and final map checking, and client relations
 Work within defined project scopes and budgets; managing deadlines and prioritizing assignments
 Verify the accuracy of field survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
 Approve data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys
 Work with survey team and drafters for final product
 Review and process the results of field surveys

Education/Experience:
 5+ years survey experience
 Bachelor’s Degree in Geomatics, Cartography, Geography, Natural Sciences, Engineering or other relevant discipline preferred 

Skills and Special Requirements/ Licensing:
 Registered PLS in Alaska preferred but would consider candidates who have PLS in progress or planned
 Excellent cooperation skills working efficiently with a team, training, coordinating, and leading others in accomplishing work activities
 Excellent time management skills; thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources
 Advanced knowledge of codes, surveying principles, techniques and procedures, occupational hazards and safety precautions
 Working knowledge of relevant technical software
 Working knowledge of field instrumentation
 Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
 Effective written and verbal communication skills
 Understanding of project requirements, including budget, regulatory requirements, and project submittal
 Marine construction experience preferred but not required
 Merchant Marine Physical
 Valid Driver’s license, must be legally eligible and insurable to drive
 Ability to procure a passport
 Ability to travel and work in other cities
 Ability to work in inclement weather of Alaska
 Ability and willingness to perform work in both field and office settings

Work duties are performed in office and field environments. Survey work requires working at sea for extended periods of time and may require living and working in close, cramped quarters. This position requires occasional heavy lifting of survey equipment. Adjusted work schedule, long days, and evening/weekend hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

About Us:
TerraSond is a leader in geospatial solutions. We provide professional geospatial and geophysical services safely effectively and economically. With U.S. offices located in Alaska, Texas, and Washington, and international experience on a variety of projects in many countries on several continents, we survey worldwide.

We are Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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If you require an accommodation to complete the application please contact TerraSond’s HR department at (907) 745-7215 x 147.

TerraSond is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TerraSond does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.