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Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS)

Summary of Job functions

Performs a variety of field and office professional surveying work; represents the department before official bodies, regulatory agencies, subcontractors, developers, and the general public in survey-related matters: plans, organizes, schedules, and coordinates work. Performs related duties as required. 

This position has the authority to direct and lead the Field Crews and CAD Technicians in what needs to be done to accomplish the survey.


Performs duties and responsibilities, which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

  • Conducts, schedules, coordinates, and/or oversees field surveys; verifies survey accuracy; and prepares survey reports
  • Certifies the correction of plats, and affixes and signs the professional seal to plats of surveys
  • Completes preliminary and final reviews and recommendations for approval or rejection on contract surveys
  • Negotiates and reviews contract surveying documents and specifications
  • Verifies computations used to compile data to establish primary control points for projects
  • Compiles working sketches from recorded information
  • Compiles maps from field notes and proofs the drafting of finished products
  • Examines survey field notes, reports, and other documents for accuracy and compliance with statues, laws, and regulations
  • Investigates, negotiates, and advises on complex surveying projects
  • Ensures actual hours do not exceed the billable/budgeted/planned hours
  • Serves as an advisor to the President/CEO on land surveying matters
  • Serves as an advisor to the President/CEO on equipment and Company vehicle matters
  • Plans, assigns, and/or supervise the work of others


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • The principles and practices of land surveying
  • State laws and County ordinances covering subdivisions and land development
  • Preparation of various kinds of maps
  • Instruments and equipment used in surveying

Skill in:

  • Effectivelyleading work crews and delegating tasks
  • Techniques of personnel management and supervision
  • Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions
  • Working independently and as a team member

Ability to:

  • Administer surveying programs
  • Understand boundaries and to reconcile discrepancies
  • Plan and direct the work of others
  • Judge work quality and performance
  • Prepare technical correspondence
  • Prepare comprehensive reports
  • Train staff
  • Adjust to changing work rates and schedules
  • Work independently
  • Identify problems
  • Arrive at logical decisions
  • Demonstrate good judgment and exercise initiative
  • Complete required OSHA/Safety Training as required


A college degree in a related field. Experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary to satisfy job performance.


Must be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in the state of Texas. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

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