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Company Name:
MNS Engineers, Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
San Jose, California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
> 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Supervising Surveyor

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA MNS Engineers, Inc. (MNS) provides comprehensive infrastructure services, including engineering, surveying, and construction management to the Transportation, Water, and Government Services markets in California. We provide several California cities with professional surveying services and act as their contract City Surveyor. Our services also include field-work utilizing our Party Chiefs, Chain persons, and Apprentices for various projects. We take pride in providing client service at a level that surpasses the standard. Our clients rely on our knowledge and judgment and are appreciative of our professional approach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Independently applies extensive and diversified knowledge of principles, practices, and leadership in broad areas of assignments and related fields.
  • Uses advanced techniques in the modification or extension of theories and practices of sciences and disciplines to complete assignments.
  • Works on a major project or several projects of moderate scope with complex features.
  • Prepares and reviews complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance.
  • Assists executives and staff as a technical specialist, quality assurance specialist, or advisor.
  • Supervises all staff necessary to complete assignments. This can be as direct reports or directing staff as a Project Manager, assuming full responsibility for project delivery.
  • Sets scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Prepares proposals to provide professional services under the direction of Principal Surveyors.
  • Supervise the development, review, and preparation of legal documents for content, accuracy, completeness, and conveyance of real property Supervise the development, review, and preparation of legal documents for content, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Receives supervision and guidance relating to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments.
  • May conduct job performance evaluations.
  • Is accountable for maintaining networking contacts for recruitment efforts.
  • Advise and coordinate with private engineers, surveyors, developers, departments, clients, and approving agencies on current and proposed survey projects.
  • Supervise field personnel engaged in determining coordinates of control points and other survey locations using appropriate technological tools.
  • Responsible for project profitability.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geomatics, Engineering, or similar from an accredited program
  • Licensed Surveyor in CA (PLS)
  • Valid California driver’s license

Benefits:We offer a competitive benefit package that includes 100% of each employee’s health, vision, dental and life insurance, a 401(k)-contribution match, the best short-term and long-term disability benefit allowed, tuition reimbursement (career path), and many other benefits.

We commit to improvement processes with the belief that our employees are our greatest resource. We nurture a culture where each individual’s abilities, experience and style are encouraged, rewarded, valued and shared in a way that strengthens the overall outcome of each discipline. On a personal level, we host annual events and encourage outside activities such as company-sponsored softball teams and other community events.

We strive to make a difference in people’s lives every day. Our commitment to steady growth has allowed us to confidently celebrate over 50 years of past service as we prepare for 50 more!

Inquiries into this position are welcome! Contact us at (805) 456-3512 or