The Davey Tree Expert Company

Project Surveyor | Indianapolis, IN, Auburn Hills, MI, or Cincinnati, OH

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45245 Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

Primary Locations: IN, Indianapolis, 5641 W 73rd St, 46278, MI, Auburn Hills, 3381 Lapeer Rd. W., 48326, OH, Cincinnati, 4435 Aicholtz Rd. Ste. 700, 45245 

Requisition ID: 174970

Position Overview

A Project Surveyor’s responsibilities will include the management of all survey projects, staff, and job coordination. This will also include developing and maintaining client relationships through the proposal preparation process. The overall communication of the project scope and budgeting transparency will be delivered within this role. The successful candidate will be able to perform and manage surveying projects including Civil 3D drafting; boundary surveys; plat recordation; legal descriptions; topographic, construction, and bathymetric surveys along with the associated computations. The ability to perform wetland and stream surveys is beneficial.

Opportunities available in Indianapolis, Auburn Hills, OR Cincinnati!

Job Duties

What You'll Do

  • Ensures compliance with DRG Policies and Procedures.
  • Fosters collaborative and partnering relationships with field operations and management team to deliver successful projects
  • Participate in proposal and bid development as required.
  • Responsible for overall project management and customer management for a contract with major telecommunication customers.
  • Responsible for constructability analysis & engineering planning verification produced by the customer
  • Serve as the single point of contact, establishing, nurturing, and managing customer expectations regarding the project performance and building long-term relationships for the Company.
  • Direct supervision of project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, cost, and customer satisfaction) to meet or beat target goals.
  • Responsible for implementing appropriate document retention process
  • Responsible for data integrity and timely reporting to management
  • Accountable for timely billing to customers, including receiving payment
  • Ability to travel to job sites during the project performance period.


Education and Qualifications

  • College Diploma, Certificate/Degree, or related education in Surveying and/or CADD
  • OH Licensed Surveyor
  • 10+ years of progressive surveying/drafting work experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Working knowledge of modern survey methods
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D software
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Explorer, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task with respect to projects, CAD standards, etc. to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to work overtime regularly
  • Strong attention to details while maintaining a consistent workflow
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision & resolve issues independently based on project/company standards
  • Willingness/ability to expand knowledge of CAD and design abilities through training
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Additional Information

What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options.
  • Group Health Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

Divisional Overview


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis