Survey Principal / PLS

Job Locations US-CA-Gold River
Survey / Geospatial


Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is growing and we have an excellent opportunity to hire a Survey Principal to build and grow a Survey/Geospatial practice in our Sacramento or San Diego offices. You'll lead the efforts in identifying opportunities for growth, lead business development and marketing efforts, and implement sales strategies to provide sustainable growth of the practice. You'll work with other practice groups within CEC to provide an integrated approach to addressing our client's needs. You'll provide technical oversight of the practice to include quality assurance and quality control of procedures and work product, monitor field and office procedures to assure a high level of consistent work product and service. You'll assist with the identification and recruitment of key personnel and will mentor and train the survey staff to assure professional growth and development.


  • 12+ years of professional surveying experience;
  • California Professional Land Surveyor License (CFedS Certification Preferred but not required); 
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drone Pilot) License preferred;
  • Network of existing contacts;
  • Ability to assist in the growth of a survey practice using marketing and networking techniques;
  • Knowledge of technological advances, principles, techniques and practices of land surveying;
  • Ability to provide guidance and mentoring to staff in the survey practice;
  • Ability to speak and write professionally.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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