SAM’s complete geospatial approach provides the experience and resources to develop efficient and customized solutions for projects of any scale. Our clients enjoy the benefit of having a single point of contact for a comprehensive set of surveying and mapping services. The size of our available workforce means we have the capacity to accomplish the largest of scale projects on accelerated schedules. From rail to roadway, aviation to electric, civic to federal, the impressive SAM project portfolio demonstrates our proven track record of surveying, geospatial, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) and utility coordination services for a wide variety of clients. Additionally, we offer a range of construction services through our wholly owned subsidiary  SAM-CS™

We are looking for a leader with a unique mix of entrepreneurial spirit, technical depth and business acumen to build and lead the transportation operations in our Houston, Texas office. This role will be responsible for growing the business organically and providing strategic leadership for the department. As a Senior Project Manager-Transportation (PLS) for SAM, you will manage operations and staff, including project managers, staff surveyors, technicians and field operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Cultivate and maintain relationships with key decision makers/clients. Focus on customer retention with new business penetration
Provide leadership for trade shows, team sales calls, proposal development and company presentations
Identify project opportunities, create proposals, costs estimates, and project scope
Ability to manage projects and monitor quality control
Recruit, develop and lead a team of professionals to maximize their potential
Review performance data to measure profitability, productivity, goal progress and activity levels
Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
Establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the market area
Other duties as assigned

Required Experience – Education and Skills:
7+ years of progressive surveying and management experience
Professional Land Surveyor – Texas license preferred but not required
Experience with DOT projects; TxDOT experience preferred but not required
Demonstrated leadership skills to manage multiple registered surveyors, technicians and field crews to deliver multi-disciplinary projects
Demonstrated success in recruiting, strategic planning, business development, contract negotiations, financial performance, networking and project execution
Ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment
Solid relationships in the transportation sector
Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates
Ability to work effectively under pressure and drive results of the team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel as business necessitates

We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying industry!


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to hraccommodation@sam.biz.

SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate’s resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.

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