READY TO JOIN US?
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE TEAM

CAREERS

Burton Engineering is in search of Charlotte’s most talented and motivated professionals in the fields of civil engineering, landscape architecture, land planning and surveying. We are seeking qualified Civil Designers, Civil Engineers, Landscape Designers, Landscape Architects, Project Managers, Surveying Crew Chiefs, and Surveying Technicians to best serve our growing number of clients.

Burton Engineering has provided civil engineering, site development and land surveying services throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic for a quarter-century. Our company maintains a strong reputation for exceptional engineering, carefully planned constructible designs, and responsive, personable customer service among our clients, contractors, sub-consultants, peers, and reviewers.

We are looking for candidates to share in our passion for exceptional work, utmost integrity, efficient time management, and strong communication. Character traits we get excited about include: self-motivated; team player; skillful collaborator; willingness to learn and teach; organized; professional; and excellent time management.

As a member of our team, you will be offered a competitive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Basic Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k Plan, Paid Holiday, Vacation & Sick Days and Continuing Education Reimbursement.

PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR

Burton Engineering Associates is a Civil Engineering and Land Surveying Firm, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. .BEA is currently in search of an experienced PLS with a current North Carolina license. BEA operates three field crews in Charlotte with plans to expand capabilities in the near future.
An exciting career opportunity is immediately available for a Survey Manager to join the firm’s growing survey division in its Charlotte, NC office.
The selected candidate shall have at least 4 years’ experience and will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of the survey department on managing staff and projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Project scoping and estimating
  • Manage field crews and perform Boundary Surveying, Construction Stakeout and ALTA surveys
  • Manage projects and budgets
  • Organize and manage the workload of field crews and in-house survey project managers
  • Travel to job sites as needed
  • Maintain quality control and keep the work on schedule and within budget.
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Perform record search at Recorder’s offices and government entities.
  • Prepare legal descriptions. Sign and seal all survey plans prepared and calculated under direct supervision
  • Client contact and business development

Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with along with organizational skills are required for this position.
This individual will work closely with engineers, project managers, and survey teams. This individual will be responsible for the overall operations of the department.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience of land surveying in charge of field crews for all aspects of surveying and types of surveys
  • Professional Land Surveyor License in NC, SC is a plus
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • GPS, Total Station Robotic Survey Equipment knowledge and control support
  • Ability to read and comprehend construction plans
  • Ability to build and process Data/TIN models and produce survey drawings and topo maps
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, legal codes and government regulations
  • Strong oral and written communication skill
  • Must be able to work independently if needed
  • Maintain and adhere to safety regulations
  • Must have business acumen
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, focused, self-motivated, possess good work ethic and be a team player

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.

PROJECT MANAGER

Burton is in search of a Project Manager to join our team. We look for staff that are passionate, motivated, sound communicators, good collaborators, organized, creative and dynamic.

Role:

This position involves executing traditional site civil design services that include, but are not limited to: utility design, utility coordination, stormwater design, site layout, earthwork, and sustainable practices. Tasks will also include preparation of profiles, cross sections, preparation of drainage studies and reports, quantity take-offs, cost estimates, technical specifications, and other design calculations. The individual chosen is required to have experience with regional permitting and entitlement processes. The selected candidate should have strong business development skills and client relationships in the Carolinas, will be able to coordinate and collaborate with other disciplines, sub-consultants, and clients, and bring a willingness to mentor junior level staff.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Four-year college degree in civil engineering or landscape architecture from an accredited University
  • Licensure in the Carolinas is preferred
  • Experience with relevant software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, StormCAD, SiteOps, Word and Excel
  • Familiar with writing proposals
  • Collaborates with client to establish scope, fee, and schedule
  • Oversees budget and invoicing for multiple projects
  • Coordinates project team and maintain project schedule
  • Experience in project management, client relations, and project team collaboration
  • Strong communication skills and effective at multi-tasking

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.

PROJECT DESIGNER

Burton is in search of a Project Designer to join our team. We look for staff that are passionate, motivated, sound communicators, good collaborators, organized, creative and dynamic.

Role:

This position involves assisting Civil Engineers and Project Managers in analysis/due diligence, calculations, design, and drafting for site and land development projects. The chosen candidate will have a basic knowledge of engineering principals such as grading, stormwater best management practices, erosion control, and roadway and utility layout. Plan production and permit and utility submittals frequent this role.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • 3-7 years of experience
  • Four-year college degree in engineering from an accredited University; EI(T) preferred
  • Experience with relevant software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, Hydraflow, StormCAD, SiteOps and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient at time management

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.

STAFF DESIGNER

Burton is in search of a Staff Designer to join our team. We look for staff that are passionate, motivated, sound communicators, good collaborators, organized, creative and dynamic.

Role:

This position involves assisting Project Engineers/Designers with the development of site civil construction documents as well as schematic and detailed technical drawings from sketches and concepts. The chosen candidate will aid in the design of utility infrastructure, mass grading, roadway design, and erosion control. Plan production and permit and utility submittals are critical to this role.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Four-year bachelor’s degree or two-year associate degree in Engineering Technology or AutoCAD Drafting
  • 1-5 years of land development work experience preferred, entry level considered
  • Experience with relevant software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, CAD Standards, and Excel
  • Willingness to learn, take direction and communicate effectively

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.

PROJECT SURVEYOR

Burton is in search of a Project Surveyor to join our team. We look for staff that are passionate, motivated, sound communicators, good collaborators, organized, creative and dynamic.

Role:

This position will assist in performing calculations, drafting, research, and other associated duties with a minimum of supervision. Tasks also include assisting in the execution of boundary, ALTA, topographic, existing conditions, right-of-way, transmission line, transportation, construction, and other types of land surveys for public and private clients.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Associate degree or coursework in surveying/drafting is required
  • Surveyor Intern (SI) preferred
  • Experience with relevant software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and associated add-ons
  • Experience in maintenance, setup, and operations of field equipment to ensure efficient and accurate field data collection
  • Physically capable of working outdoors and on construction sites if required
  • Willing and able to travel for extended periods of time
  • Excellent verbal and written abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient at time management

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.

SURVEY INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN

Burton is in search of a Survey Instrument Technician to join our team. We look for staff that are passionate, motivated, sound communicators, good collaborators, organized, creative and dynamic.

Role:

This position will work as a member of a survey crew performing boundary, ALTA, topographic, existing conditions, right-of-way, transmission line, transportation, construction, and other types of land surveys for public and private clients. Responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of survey equipment, taking field notes, data collection, performing calculations, and working with internal staff on projects. Tasks will also include reducing survey data and copying and filing data.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • 0-3 years of related experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree or BA/BS is advantageous
  • Experience with data collection is preferred
  • Physically capable of working outdoors and on construction sites if required
  • Willing and able to travel for extended periods of time
  • Excellent verbal and written abilities
  • Strong organizational skills

Please submit a cover letter and your resume in the form below.