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Surveying Department Head at Multi-Discipline Engineering Firm - Eastern PA  


Alan Chyko
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Barry Isett & Associates is looking for a new head for their surveying department.  Details are in the link, but looking for a forward-thinking manager who wants to head up staff currently in 5 offices with an eye toward expansion into Central PA.

Full disclosure - this opening is looking for my replacement.  I am hoping to transition back to more surveying duties as opposed to management.  This is an excellent company to work for, I have just concluded that management is not for me at the moment!

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Paul in PA
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How do you properly cover 5 offices?

The job description sounds like they are looking for a surveying grunt. I would have imagined that job should be held by a person at the corporate vice-president level and be sought out via a professional head hunter.

Paul in PA

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They want somebody to oversee 5 offices, staff, bring in work be able to draft, attend evening meetings and that person "may research, assist in, or make recommendations on the purchasing of equipment and/or software needed by the department." May?!?! F that. Anybody with all that responsibility better be given a budget and the freedom to acquire whatever equipment he/she believes is needed, period.   

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@norman-oklahoma

Not to bust on the OP, but this is the one that stuck out to me:

"Work closely with the executive team to set goals and business objectives for the department"

I'm a survey department head and I wouldn't have taken the position if I wasn't on "the executive team"

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Posted by: @paul-in-pa

How do you properly cover 5 offices?

You hire five survey office managers

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