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Project Surveyor

RaganSmith is seeking a full-time Project Surveyor based in our Chattanooga office. This position is responsible for working under a licensed surveyor and coordinating various projects in both public and private sectors. This role will also coordinate with civil engineers, landscape architects, and other land surveyors to assist our clients in developing commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects. 


  • Produce control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, and construction surveys
  • Prepare reports detailing legal boundaries and additional survey information that will be presented to clients
  • Collaborate with project managers, crews, and government agencies when necessary 
  • Resolve boundaries with minimal oversite
  • Applies knowledge of survey, boundary, state, and county laws, statutes, and regulations to projects
  • Generate contour maps and alignments
  • Conduct project related research 
  • Additional related duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Passed or eligible to take the Fundamentals of Surveying exam to obtain Professional Land Surveyor license
  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Survey, Geomatics, GIS, or a related field 
  • 4-6+ years of office related experience
  • Proficient with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within land surveying
  • Experience working under a licensed professional surveyor
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work with project deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work closely in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Surveyor in Training (SIT) certificate issued by any state board of surveyors
  • Proficient with GEOPAK, MicroStation, and Open Roads 
  • Experience with LiDAR capabilities such as 3D laser scanning and point cloud registration


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision insurance, group term life insurance, identity theft protection, long-term and short-term disability coverage, telemedicine, and long term care insurance 
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and three additional paid days between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Compensatory time paid out as PTO or additional pay if over 40 hours worked in a week
  • Flexible work environment
  • Focus on work-life balance

RaganSmith was founded in 1933 as a land surveying company. More than eight decades later, we have grown into an interdisciplinary consulting firm of experienced civil engineers, landscape architects, transportation experts, savvy surveyors, and brilliant land planners serving the private and public sectors. 

RaganSmith is an equal opportunity employer recognizing the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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