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Director of Survey
Company: VHB
Location: Watertown, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/28/2021
Expire Date: 10/28/2021
Job Categories: Engineering, Finance/Economics, Government and Policy, Real Estate, Science, Transportation, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development, Environmental, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Director of Survey


VHB’s growing Watertown, MA office has an immediate need for a Director of Survey to join our Survey team. The successful candidate will manage the survey engineering group in the Watertown, MA office, working with our Regional Managers and Directors of other disciplines to provide the highest level of professionalism and service to both internal and external clients.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, surveyors and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

  • We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back
  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)
  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Director of Survey | Watertown, MA


The Director of Survey Engineering is responsible for the overall program management of the survey engineering group in the Watertown, MA office. 

  • Growth and professional development of survey engineering staff
  • Growing the service line
  • Employing data-driven technologies
  • Project management (scope, schedule, and budget)
  • Ensuring QA/QC practices
  • Financial performance of the survey engineering group
  • Embrace, promote, and establish (where applicable) QA/QC and survey workflow processes that ensure the highest quality survey product for our clients


Skills & Abilities

  • Advocates - Promotes others within the organization (their team, region, office, etc.) in a way that rewards others for a job well done and helps grow both the organization and individual careers
  • Open-Minded – Open to new ideas, technologies and work processes that optimize efficiency and better serve our clients
  • Well-Respected – Earm respect throughout the organization, which provides a solid foundation to influence the development of the service line
  • Forward Thinking and Innovative –Strategic, recognize value in innovative ideas, and passionately implement them
  • Collaborative –Work collaboratively in and outside of VHB to foster unity
  • Influential –Self-aware with leadership abilities that maximize positive influence on survey engineering staff
  • Excellent Communicator – Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communicator, and keeping VHBers and clients apprised of critical information
  • Skilled Listener –Able to listen and empathize with clients and staff to understand and incorporate many different perspectives
  • Technically Proficient – Possess a broad array of technical skills and professional mastery providing credibility to lead



  • Bachelors degree in Survey Engineering, Geomatics, Civil Engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of professional survey experience involving direct responsible charge of survey projects, including 5+ years of client/staff development and management
  • MA Professional Land Surveyor license

Please submit applications with online. 


New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.



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