Senior Land Survey Project Manager / Client Manager
Los Angeles, CA 
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Job Description

DEA'sCalifornia Region, with offices in San Diego, Temecula, Victorville, Ontario, Tustin, Los Angeles and Santa Clarita is searching for aSenior Land Survey Project Manager/ Client Manager for the Los Angeles area office locations.The primary focus for this position will be client management, business development, writing proposals, developing and managing project budgets and schedules, marketing clients for control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, and construction surveying services for public and private clients. DEA is dedicated to a revenue generating survey business line, utilizing cutting edge technology that allows us to be a leader in terrestrial, GPS, 3D laser scanning and hydrographic surveying.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the vision, goals and objectives for the region and support the California Survey and Geomatics Market Leader in achieving them
  • Pursuit champion; manage and coordinate pursuits with the business unit business development manager, regional BU and Segment managers, other PM's and the business unit/marketing manager
  • Developing tactical action plans for project, and, or client pursuits
  • Provide input in the development of the business development budget for the BU in the region
  • Managing client/market development teams in the region to address client expectations and outcomes
  • Meeting regional sales goal and client satisfaction and survey participation results collectively with other business development staff in Land Development and Transportation markets.
  • Identify top desired clients for the year; vet and establish regional client/market development teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have current California PLS registration
  • 20+ years of overall surveying experience
  • Project/Client Management experience with local Los Angeles area clients
  • Project experience in land development, construction, transportation, light rail, and/or port projects


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Survey Jobs with DEA:

Throughout history, land surveyors have played a significant role in the development of our world. Though fundamental principles have remained essentially the same over time, the technology employed continues to rapidly advance. DEA uses the latest tools while respecting historic doctrines such as following in the footsteps of the original surveyor. We foster a unique, collaborative work environment where specific expertise can be targeted for optimal client solutions.

Our day-to-day land surveying and geomatics activities are as varied in scope as in any career. DEA's team is staffed and fully equipped to provide land surveying services for construction staking and layout, geodetic and control surveys, topographic and quantity surveys, and boundary surveys. As value-added services, we offer in-house 3D high-definition laser scanning, both static and mobile, and hydrographic survey services.

Potential office locations include:Victorville, CA; Temecula, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Tustin, CA; Ontario, CA; Santa Clarita, CA; San Diego, CA.

DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
20+ years
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