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CenterPoint Energy Senior Surveyor in Shreveport, Louisiana

Senior Surveyor - SRO00516

Center Point Energy is looking for a Senior Surveyor to join our Land & Field Services Team, located in either Shreveport, LA or Beaumont, TX .

You will have the ability to:

Performs land boundary surveys, delineating routes, areas, and sites for company purchases or studies. These surveys involve the analysis of record information and collected field data with the application of special knowledge of mathematics, mapping, abstracting and related elements of law.

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

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • 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:

  • Provides project management for multiple large-scale projects and larger distribution programs without supervision.

  • Serves as a company subject matter expert on one of the following disciplines: Design & Construction Surveying, Geodetic Surveying, Geomatics Technology, GIS, Route Surveying or Project Management.

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

  • Consults with service area manager, service consultants, developers, surveyors, engineers, attorneys and customers to resolve land and easement related issues.

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

  • Coordinates and communicates with survey & right-of-way team members to deliver and complete assigned work.

  • Assigns and routes work for Company crews and contractors according to work priorities.

  • Directs the field activities of a survey field party to ensure safe and satisfactory job completion.

  • An active contributor to the development of field crew members and office staff.

  • Provides mentoring and guidance to field crew members and office staff in the compliance and implementation of business and technical process.

  • Responsible for managing the completion and delivery of concurrent work orders and deliverables.

  • Interprets deeds, maps, field notes easement documents and provides guidance and direction on technically complex issues.

  • Prepares, Certifies final maps, sketches, documents and field notes.

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

  • Reviews, approves and certifies deliverables prepared by Survey Technicians, Associate Surveyors & Surveyors.

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

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

  • Leads initiatives and projects to improve Department business and technical processes.

  • Assists in the performance evaluation for assigned staff.

  • Assists in the preparation of vacation schedules and workload and resource plans.

  • Assists in the preparation of project and operating budgets as applicable.

Your background should include:


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 32 semester hours of survey related course work.

  • Must be a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS) in the State of application (Will accept licensure in other states within Company’s Service Territories).


  • Requires minimum of three (3) years of experience in the Geomatics/Surveying with a minimum of one (1) year experience as a Professional Land Surveyor.


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-LA-Shreveport-Shreveport Milam Building

Other Locations US-TX-Beaumont-Beaumont District Office

Job Posting Nov 19, 2021

Posting End Date Dec 19, 2021

Req ID: SRO00516