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Construction Survey Manager

Grayson Carter & Son Contracting, Inc is hiring a Construction Survey Manager!


We are a large civil construction company that feels like a family business. North Alabama is growing and our company is growing with it! We’re investing in the future of North Alabama by planning, creating, and designing the infrastructure that supports the growth of North Alabama by developing people, relationships, and communities. Our team members put safety first, are responsible and responsive, and they take ownership of the job. We started small–one man and one dozer–and we’ve grown a great team that supports large-scale jobs across our region. Come join us!


Position Title:            Construction Survey Manager

Department:              Field Operations

Location:                    Athens, AL


Essential Job Functions:

  • Direct and supervise survey personnel in performing office and field surveying functions
  • Coordinate with operations manager and site superintendents to establish the layout and schedule needed for each project
  • Interface with field personnel, civil engineers, and project managers to develop detailed design documentation
  • Examine land boundaries and property lines by researching previous land records, survey records, and other documentation
  • Survey the site to gather information and precise measurements on geographic, hydrographic, and topographic features
  • Analyze construction plans, CAD files, and supporting documents to prepare layout plans for the crews
  • Analyze and reduce field data to derive specific quantities or adjustments
  • Assist project managers with drafting and project preparation
  • Adhere to all company safety and security policies
  • Maintain a high level of quality work at all times
  • Maintain good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, Inspectors, Developers, and other co-workers at all times
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 5+ years of construction survey experience
  • Knowledge of Topcon GPS System, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Carlson, and/or Magnet Construction
  • Knowledge of survey equipment and its uses such as base and rovers, grade rods, laser levels, equipment GPS systems, etc. as well as required maintenance
  • Advanced technical and supervisory work in office and field in connection with various survey tasks to include quality control and quality assurance reviews required
  • Knowledge of creating and editing grading models required
  • Experience in construction calculations, calculating quantity estimates, creating staking plans, and topographic surveying required
  • Strong Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel skills required
  • Professional licensure is a plus and will be compensated accordingly
  • Knowledge of machine control a plus
  • Ability to understand written material and basic math skills
  • Ability to communicate and convey information effectively
  • Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 75 pounds
  • Knowledge of OSHA Standards
  • Ability to obtain Arsenal Badge
  • Ability to obtain FBI Badge
  • Dependable transportation
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required
  • Work weekends and overtime as needed
  • Committed to attending work each day
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen



  • Company Paid Single Health (Base Plan), Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability available
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Simple IRA Retirement Account with Company Match
  • Growth opportunities available based on performance and skill
  • Annual salary reviews with performance-based increases


Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.