Registered Professional Land Surveyor

Urban | DCCM is a Corpus Christi civil engineering firm founded on April 1, 1965, by Eugene and Larry Urban. Through the years, we’ve grown to become an industry leader in surveying and site development work for both residential and commercial land developers.

Our expertise also extends to master plans, site development work and construction supervision on water, wastewater and drainage projects for several South Texas municipalities and other governmental entities.

Our team in Corpus Christi has a need for a Senior Surveyor (RPLS). In this role you’ll assist with the technical responsibilities associated with interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. Leads planning and development of surveying projects concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major organization programs. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of concepts and approaches.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and directs mid-level sized projects or projects of moderate scope and importance or is responsible for assisting with guiding the surveying program of an organization when the program is of limited complexity and scope. The extent of the responsibilities of a Land Surveyor generally includes a few (3-5) subordinate supervisors.
  • Able to participate in the conception, planning, and research associated with problem areas of moderate scope and complexity. The problems must be approached through a series of complete and conceptually-related studies, are difficult to define, require unconventional approaches, and require sophisticated research techniques. Available guides and precedents contain critical gaps, are only partially related to the problem or may be large lacking due to the novel character of the project.
  • As a staff specialist, the Land Surveyor assists with the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes for an assigned are of responsibility. Land Surveyor shall stay abreast of new methods and developments affecting his/her organization of the purpose of recommending changes in emphasis of programs or new programs warranted by such developments.
  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the work of survey department staff, other professionals, and technicians. Evaluates the progress of the staff and results obtained and recommends major changes in order to achieve overall objectives.
  • This position requires good communication skills to effectively maintain relationships with existing clients and to develop new client relations. As a means of maintaining and developing client relationships, the Land Surveyor is expected to spend time, outside of normal business hours if necessary, participating in local civic organizations, community events, etc.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying, Civil Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • TX RLS registration is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Terramodel CADD software is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Valid driver’s license required; must have satisfactory driving record in accordance with EMC fleet insurance requirements.
  • Must be able to pass a background check as required by military, industrial, port, and other client sites.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
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