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CenterPoint Energy Supervisor, Surveyor in Houston, Texas

Supervisor, Surveyor - SUR00641

CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Supervisor, Survey to join our Surveying and Right of Way Field Team , located in Houston, TX .

You will have the ability to: perform an active role in a full range of surveying and civil engineering supervisory capacities and administrative duties related to employees and contractors. As well as consultation and advisory for Land Surveying and GIS topics for the organization.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Subsides metro and parking discounts

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Responsible for all Surveying and Geomatics operations for CenterPoint Energy.

  • Provides supervision, coaching, and mentoring to junior and reporting personnel. Exercises disciplinary actions when necessary.

  • Establishes, reviews, and improves business and technical processes in areas of responsibility.

  • Actively pursues initiatives aimed at continuous improvement of services provided to internal and external customers.

  • Leads technical reviews of Surveying and Geomatics technology and prepares report on findings and recommendations.

  • Establishes measures and KPIs for production, performance, and workload.

  • Supervises staff and contractors, and leads acquisition related survey activities with individual landowners, companies, corporations, federal, state, and local governmental agencies.

  • Represents Company as a liaison with municipalities, governmental, and regulatory agencies to insure compliance with land acquisition and easement requirements.

  • Possesses an advanced understanding of property rights, land rights, acquisition, and property transactions.

  • Facilitates and leads activities involving real estate, construction, and associated documents.

  • Reviews and recommends changes to legal documents utilized in land acquisition and management of company’s real property assets.

  • Initiates and/or participates on cross functional business unit teams.

  • Coordinates with outside staffing and contract resources, where needed.

  • Engages and coordinates with Contractors and Consultants to ensures the scope, quality, and consistency of work.

  • Appears as expert professional witness in legal proceedings.

  • Dedicated to meeting customer and business requirements.

  • Reviews and approves field and office work of junior staff as applicable.

  • Coordinates the preparation and presentation of technical and business documents.

  • Consults and supports management on technical matters related to surveying & right-of-way.

  • Manage within budgetary constraints, develop and implement cost controls, evaluate and recommend changes to fee schedules for charges related to services and grants of property rights.

Your background includes:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in, Business, Geometrics, Surveying, Engineering, GIS, or related discipline from an accredited college/university or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent level of knowledge and experience.

  • Must be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS) in the State of Texas.

  • Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in Surveying, Real Estate, GIS, or Civil Engineering with specialization in Land and Title Rights, and Document Management or equivalent education.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Houston-CenterPoint Energy Tower

Organization SURVEYING & ROW FIELD OPERATIONS (50131297)

Job Posting Oct 12, 2022

Posting End Date Ongoing

Req ID: SUR00641