construction surveyor resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Mid-level Project Manager and Estimator with over 15+ years in the industry, eager to demonstrate and perform commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the project management and estimating fields.

  • Hands-on experience with surveying techniques, equipment, and nomenclature. As well as techniques and concepts
  • Used in estimating and project management.
  • Proficient in the use of HeavyBid (HCSS), HeavyJob, Planswift, ProContractor, Adobe Acrobat X Pro, AutoCAD, SurvCE,
  • Microsoft Office, and computers in general.
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • AutoCAD
  • Budgets
  • CAD
  • Database
  • Dimensions
  • Engineer
  • Estimating
  • GPS
  • Graphics
  • Layout
  • Materials
  • Microsoft Office
  • Office
  • Communicator
  • PDF
  • Project management
  • Read
  • Team player
  • Total Station instrumentation
  • Precise measurements
  • Hand sketching
  • Project organization
  • Team management
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
  • Customer service
  • Team building
  • Invoice generation
  • Planning and coordination
  • MS Office
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Security systems
  • Business operations
  • Administrative support
  • Operational improvement
  • Insurance billing
  • Process improvement
  • Inventory management
  • CCTV
  • RFI Scanners
  • Property assessments
Education and Training
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Expected in 2013 Bachelor of General Studies : Behavioral Sciences, History - GPA :
, Expected in Louisiana Geography, Construction Methods & Materials, Surveying, Residential Estimating, and Construction Graphics & Nomenclature, and Management : - GPA :
  • First Aid/CPR
Summit Design And Engineering Services - Construction Surveyor
South Hill, VA, 04/2005 - 11/2013
  • Perform and supervise surveying applications and practices on commercial, private, and federal job sites.
  • Operate and maintain GPS instruments, total stations, rotating lasers, and auto-levels.
  • Coordinate with superintendents, project managers, and engineers.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of crew activities, survey data.
  • Oversee and assist in the measurement of completed construction work to determine "as-built" quantities for the construction projects.
  • Generate and manipulate CAD files for field, office, and engineer use.
  • Oversaw survey operations and [Number] field teams.
  • Completed assessments, measuring boundaries and notable landmarks.
  • Documented survey findings and prepared detailed reports and plats.
  • Determined boundaries using [Type] equipment and mathematical calculations.
  • Utilized [Type of Software] to compile data gathered from various sources.
Hill International, Inc. - Office Engineer
Fresno, CA, 03/2014 - 11/2014
  • Perform material takeoffs, invite subs and suppliers to projects we are bidding
  • Operate and maintain a supplier and subcontractor database to ensure that the proper subcontractors and suppliers get invited to our projects.
  • Coordinate with estimators and project managers to discuss project need with in the office.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of call logs (Bidding/Not Bidding/Undecided) throughout the bid.
  • Assist in the measurement of completed construction work to determine "as-built" quantities for the construction projects.
  • Prepared bid packets containing important information such as project drawings, blueprints, and specifications.
  • Inspected work sites and monitored schedules, budgets, and project plans.
  • Supported the Estimating department by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Handled all delegated tasks assigned to me.
Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. - Estimator
Leander, TX, 11/2014 - 06/2020
  • Administered site meetings and walk-throughs for pricing purposes.
  • Formulated proposals and processed work orders by analyzing and calculating field measurements, survey plans and plot plans.
  • Formulated estimates and budgets ranging from $25,000 to $4,600,000.
  • Consistently followed up with customers to determine satisfaction levels.
  • Obtained bids from vendors and subcontractors to make cost-effective selections.
  • Developed bid proposals with itemized costs for clients to review and approve before beginning work on numerous projects.
  • Collected data and information from vendors, sub-contractors and teammates to determine exact costs for all aspects of each project.
  • Maintained confidentiality of client and prospective client information, protecting individual interests and business partnerships.
  • Determined project scope, boundaries, time frame and possible complications to produce accurate estimates.
  • Analyzed project mandatories, scope and available resources to devise timelines and communicate with client on deliverable deadlines.
  • Developed and updated cost estimates by documenting relevant information into jobs in internal database.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Utilized ProContractor, Planswift, Heavy Bid, and Heavy Job to compile data gathered from various sources.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Hcl Technologies Ltd. - Project Manager
Bastrop, TX, 04/2014 - 06/2020
  • Review, plan, track, and supervise schedules, daily productions, and budgets for jobsite's.
  • Coordinate with superintendents, project managers, engineers, and owners.
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of work being performed by our crew, and all other trades on-site.
  • Oversee and assist in the measurement of completed construction work to determine "as-built" quantities for the construction projects.
  • Generate PDF `as-builts' for the completion of each project.
  • Delivered all projects on-time and under-budget project
  • Interfaced with state and county leadership and engineers to share best practices and project updates for continuous improvement planning.
  • Established and cultivated professional working relationships, with various engineers, general contractors, and owners.
  • Defined and initiated projects and managed costs, schedule and project performance.
  • Presided over subcontractor kickoff meetings to review project requirements, schedules and compliance.
  • Developed and distributed work reports, invoices and payroll information and overtime requirements.
  • Updated and distributed weekly schedules.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors to achieve optimal performance within budget parameters.
  • Trained and mentored junior team members, leveraging previous experiences to deliver optimal project approach.
  • Built strong community relations with subcontractors and vendors to optimize cost savings and complete timely preconstruction.
  • Coordinated construction planning, material resources and staff scheduling for numerous jobs simultaneously, completing all on-time and under-budget.
  • Managed estimation processed by preparing specialty subcontractor bid packages, material procurement for project management, contracts review and preparing action lists.
  • Trained and coached key team members on production techniques to establish expectations and comply with quality guidelines.
  • Increased productivity through various process improvement implementations.
  • Assessed potential cost overruns by monitoring production expenditures.
  • Inspired team members by fostering positive environment and boosting employee confidence.
  • Spearheaded internal project meetings with team members to discuss ongoing, planned and recently completed projects.
  • Made changes to project scope and cost and implemented most effective change management processes to keep project up-to-date.
  • Identified source of issues to plan and initiated correct courses of action and remediation.
  • Supported management by reporting equipment abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Diminished costs by reviewing and qualifying competitive subcontractor bids prior to contract execution.
  • Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
  • Managed vendor contracts to obtain licensing.
  • Conducted weekly, on-site, progress meetings to increase communication and strengthen internal and external relationships.
  • Maintained close connection with project personnel to quickly identify and resolve problems.
  • Served as single point of contact for project scheduling and changes to maintain oversight while keeping progress on track.
  • Improved project completion time by multitasking on heavy equipment.
  • Developed and monitored internal financial budgets to measure against projections.
  • Maximized cost-effectiveness of projects through value engineering processes to assess methods, materials and means.
  • Developed agendas, schedules, and other forms of media to present project progress to executive team.
Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • Southeastern Louisiana University

Job Titles Held:

  • Construction Surveyor
  • Office Engineer
  • Estimator
  • Project Manager


  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Louisiana Geography, Construction Methods & Materials, Surveying, Residential Estimating, and Construction Graphics & Nomenclature, and Management

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