ESP Associates, Inc. has an immediate opportunity for a Survey Department Manager in our Nashville (Brentwood), TN location.  This is a great opportunity to join a growing and dynamic Engineering, Surveying and Planning firm.


  • The Survey Manager will have responsible charge of all aspects of a surveying and geomatics group (field and office) consisting of several field crews and supporting technical staff involved with public and private sector land improvement projects.  
  • Initiate and maintain contact with key personnel and officials of organizations and companies.  
  • Plan, organize and supervise survey crews, technicians and other staff members.  
  • Administer contracts and manage projects, interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments.  
  • Schedule and assign work to meet completion date.  
  • Plan and develop surveying projects with unique or controversial problems, explore subject area, investigate and develop novel concepts and approaches.  


  • Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor required.   
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in surveying management in residential/commercial development preferred.   
  • Candidate will be expected to possess strong self-motivational and organizational skills, experience with survey computations and platting using Trimble Business Center, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and ArcGIS as well as field experience with Trimble Survey field equipment.   
  • Computer skills involve survey data management using Trimble or Android devices.   
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Google Earth and IT a plus. Thorough working knowledge of GPS required.   

Corporate Information: 
ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection. 

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received a designation of 280 on the 2021 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2021 ranking of 49.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:   

  • Health and Dental Insurance 
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefits Plan 
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Plan