ESP Associates, Inc has an immediate opportunity for a Survey Department Manager in our N. Charleston office.  This is a great opportunity to join an established and growing 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 survey crews and supporting technical staff involved with public and private sector projects. 
  • Initiate and maintain contact with key personnel and officials of organizations and companies.
  • Administer contracts and manage projects, interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments. 
  • Schedule and assign work to meet completion date.  


  • Licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor required 
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in surveying management in residential/commercial development preferred. 
  • Expected to possess strong self-motivational and organizational skills with the ability to lead, motivate and direct a team of office and field personnel.
  • 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. 
  • Thorough working knowledge of GPS. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Google Earth and IT a plus. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy.  

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