Regional Survey Manager
Irvine, CA Survey
Job Type


You’ll Come for a Job…But You’ll Stay for an Exciting Career! Engineering and Designing Reliable, Responsive, Solutions.

SINCE 1976, CANNON has provided creative solutions to clients in the energy industry, water resources, public infrastructure, and commercial and residential development. We work hard. We play hard. We have fun.

JOIN CANNON as a REGIONAL SURVEY MANAGER expanding Cannon’s presence in Southern California from our IRVINE office. Irvine offers warm weather, beautiful scenery, and is a top bicycling city with miles of on-road bicycle lanes and mountain bike trails. It is one of the safest communities and the public schools have consistently ranked among the best in California. 

PROJECTS INCLUDE Roads and Utility Infrastructure for Public Agencies; Commercial and Residential Development; Schools, Universities, and Institutional Facilities; Pipelines; and Water Treatment Facilities. 


This is a leadership role in the development and growth of the Surveying team in the Southern California region. This position reports to the Director of the Survey Division. The successful candidate will manage a survey team, maintain existing clients, and conduct business development by marketing surveying services to new and existing clients such as: Public Agencies, Developers, Schools Districts, Universities, Energy Producers, and Water Companies.


  • Communicates and coordinates survey work with clients, office staff, and field crews.
  • Conducts business development with existing and new clients.
  • Develops proposals, cost estimates, and schedules for survey projects.
  • Manages survey projects and ensures the projects are delivered on schedule and within budget.
  • Understands knowledge of surveying principles and theory, field methods, concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Represents Cannon and Cannon’s Clients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Coordinates with subcontractors, equipment vendors, and material suppliers.
  • Works with peers to maintain a collaborative team environment. 
  • Mentors and manages employees and their performance.


  • Minimum 10 years’ progressively responsible work experience in land surveying.
  • PLS certification required.
  • Solid experience in project management (including budgeting oversight), organization, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a technical team and work effectively with peers, project managers, team members, and clients, in a dynamic work environment.
  • Experience in business development, obtaining new and repeat business.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Land Surveyor’s Act, Subdivision Map Act, applicable state and local agency regulations governing land surveying.
  • Experience reviewing deeds and title documents and performing property boundary analysis and calculations.
  • Performs research, interprets historical survey records, and compiles evidence for establishing project survey control and boundary determinations.
  • Experience in performing easement, highway, and street right-of-way research, calculations, and mapping.
  • Provides office land surveying services supporting Topographic, Subdivision, Boundary, Construction, Control, and ALTA/ACSM Surveys.
  • Performs plan review, prepares construction staking calculations, cut sheets, and point plots.
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing legal descriptions.
  • Analyzes conflicts between design plans and existing improvements, reviews as-built plans, maps, records of survey and right-of-way drawings.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software and survey field equipment.
  • Must have an active California Driver’s license with a clear driving record and proof of valid auto insurance.

WE OFFER competitive salaries, relocation assistance, excellent benefits package, remote work flexibility, and an active and positive team building, work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity, M, F, disability, protected veteran status

Salary Description
$106,700 - $250,000