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Survey Manager (Transportation Projects)


Phoenix, AZ, US W Jordan, UT, US Provo, UT, US Chandler, AZ, US SodaSprings, ID, US American Fork, UT, US Orem, UT, US Newpor tBeach, CA, US Glendale, AZ, US Salt Lake City, UT, US Lehi, UT, US North Hollywood, CA, US Henderson, NV, US Gilbert, AZ, US Ely, NV, US Long Beach, CA, US Bakersfield, CA, US Carlin, NV, US Scottsdale, AZ, US Glendora, CA, US Huntington, CA, US Pasadena, CA, US West Valley City, UT, US Price, UT, US LasVegas, NV, US Yuma, AZ, US Flagstaff, AZ, US Kingman, AZ, US Idaho Falls, ID, US Anthem, AZ, US Draper, UT, US Mesa, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 128139 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are adding an additional Survey Manager to our team to support Transportation Infrastructure projects, including a major $200M project in Las Vegas Nevada.   This project will include the replacement of the existing interchange structures to widen and lengthen the Tropicana Avenue Bridge over I-15.  Other improvements include the replacement of an existing flyover, addition of HOV ramps and the separation of through traffic between two major intersections.  This is a multi-year project with Kiewit, and we offer relocation assistance, excellent benefits including a 6% match on 401K, competitive pay, as well as a stable work force and a great backlog of work!  Stop looking for a job - and find a career with Kiewit! 

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected engineering and construction organizations, and one of the most profitable. Kiewit’s commitment to safety, quality and environmental stewardship are ingrained in everything we do. It’s visible in our core values, the work that we build and in our people.  We are one of the few firms that self-perform all aspects of construction, and we operate in many diverse markets such as Water/Wastewater, Transportation including Road/Bridge and Rail, Environmental, Power, Oil and Gas, Mining and Commercial Building instruction.  We anticipate interviewing now and hiring in the February time frame.  As a Survey Manager, you will play an integral role in establishing and maintaining methods for safe, accurate and efficient Survey Field Operations.  You can expect to spend 80% - 100% of your time in the field managing survey field operations.  Your primary role will be to manage and coordinate surveying procedures and processes for your assigned project, your survey employees and survey subcontractors to ensure projects are surveyed correctly and meet or exceed project requirements.

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 


Your initial project will be in Las Vegas, Nevada.  We do offer relocation assistance to our projects if you are greater than 60 miles away.  


Review, understand and communicate the PLS requirements for the project, identifying the specific surveys that are required for the design, as-built, monumentation and layout.  

Conduct design model reviews to ensure the accuracy of the files prior to being used for survey field calculations. Coordinate with the designer the file types required for survey operations.  Establish regular meetings with the designer to review and plan for design survey requests and design model file progression.

For Field Survey Operations:
•    Staff the survey department along with personnel and equipment schedules.
•    Establish a project survey plan and outline specific field and office procedures.
•    Oversee the operation with periodic reviews of record keeping, field procedures and survey audits to ensure that all work is performed in an efficient and professional manner.
•    Maintain the official set of plans for the survey department.
•    Provide weekly staff training sessions to ensure a competent and qualified staff.


•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•    Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Proven success as a Survey Manager on Construction projects is required.  
•    5+ years' experience in Construction Survey, Dimensional Control, Industrial Measurement, or a related field is required with extensive knowledge of surveying and heavy civil construction.  You must be able to promote, comply, understand and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe environment.  Experience with Transportation Surveys (Road, Bridge for example) is required.  
•    Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage).  Experience preparing, verifying and providing 3-D computer models for quantity, survey and machine control applications, and GPS modeling/equipment set up is required. 
•    Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams
•    Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity
•    Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
•    Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time

Working Conditions

•    Will manage a diverse workload; must be able to handle stress and immediate deadlines
•    Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management
•    Possible travel throughout the U.S. and internationally
•    Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds
•    Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours and occasional irregular hours

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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