Land Surveying Project Assistant

Office/Admin Salida, California


We are looking for a project assistant to support our survey team in Modesto! The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience working as a project assistant, coordinator, or other administrative support role. They should be able to juggle many tasks while working in a high-energy environment with great attention to detail.


  • Assist Project Managers with creating additional service requests/change orders, AR follow-up up and contract management
  • Assist in scheduling field crews
  • Coordinate badging requirements
  • Track project contract status and follow up
  • Request COI 
  • Aid in opening projects in Deltek
  • Generate reports in Deltek 
  • Aid in tracking opportunities/pipeline in Deltek
  • Meet with Project Managers to capture and review work-in-progress commitments
  • Prepare project startup paperwork and assist in tracking upcoming projects
  • Assist with proposals
  • File management
  • Client correspondence
  • Manage the field work authorization tags (FSS field tags) for timesheet programs for Union field survey crews
  • Other various tasks as needed
  • Periodic travel to job sites and other offices may be required


  • 2-3 years experience in an administrative support role
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines
  • Work well within a team 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Valid drivers license 


  • Competitive salaries, end-of-year bonuses, profit sharing, and 401k
  • BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% for your dependents
  • 14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid Holidays
  • Flexible schedules
  • Education reimbursement, Paid annual dues for professional and societal organizations
  • The anticipated salary range for this position will be $28 - $35 an hour and will vary depending upon skills, experience, education, and geographical location. This is an hourly position paid biweekly.
  • BKF offers competitive and award-winning benefits and perks. To learn more click here.

Workplace Awards:

  • We’re proud to be a 2024 - 2025 "Great Place To Work" certified company!
  • Zweig Group’s 2023 Trifecta Award Winner
  • Zweig "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2023
  • Bay Area News Group "Top Work Place” for 7 years in a row!
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years


BKF Engineers provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.