Join the Hancock Associates Team!

Hancock Associates was founded in 1978 and one of the keys to our success is our investment in an exceptional staff. If you’re looking for a career with a firm that has a friendly and supportive work environment, generous benefits and a clear path to career advancement, look to Hancock. Whether you join our offices in Boston, Chelmsford, Marlborough, Newburyport or Princeton, you’ll enjoy working with great people and state-of-the-art technology on a variety of challenging and interesting projects.


We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Survey Field Crew Chief

DESCRIPTION: Candidates must have experience conducting surveys including ALTA, existing conditions, Land Court, GPS, subdivisions, construction layout, settlement monitoring, lot stakings, etc. for projects including high profile developments, commercial, residential, infrastructure as well as lot surveys, plot plans and septic systems.  Experience conducting boundary surveys and doing construction layout within the City of Boston a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a minimum of five years’ experience in fieldwork with at least one year as a Field Crew Chief. Experience with total stations, electronic data collectors and GPS equipment required. SIT Certification a plus. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel.


Project and Staff Land Surveyor

DESCRIPTION: Position includes research, calculations and CAD of projects including ALTA, existing conditions, subdivisions, construction layout, earthwork volumes and lot stakings for high profile commercial developments and residential projects. Projects will vary in scope, size, intricacy and location. Experience working within the City of Boston a plus for the Boston position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have 2 years of experience in fieldwork and 1 year of office experience. GPS experience and SIT is a plus. Degree preferred. Experience with Civil 3D software and excellent communication and organizational skills are required.

LOCATION(S): Boston, Chelmsford, Danvers and Marlborough, MA

Instrument Operators

DESCRIPTION: Candidates must be fluent in operation of surveying equipment and comfortable in outdoor and construction environments.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel.  Must have a desire to learn new skills and work in a team environment.  Entry level candidates also acceptable with coursework/degree in Civil Engineering and/or Land Surveying.

QUALIFICATIONS: Two years’ experience with total stations, electronic data collectors and GPS equipment and/or degree in surveying or related field such as civil engineering preferred.

LOCATION(S): Boston and Marlborough, MA

Transportation Engineering Manager

DESCRIPTION: Candidates should be experienced managers with a proven track record in client development, management of engineering staff and execution of successful projects, both as the lead Project Manager and as part of a design team.

QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering; Massachusetts Professional Engineering License (PE); 8+ years of experience; experience with MassDOT design Manual; Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) a plus; superior communication and organizational skills. Must have experience in preparation of Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) Studies; roadway design including cross-section, profile, horizontal and vertical layout and grading; commercial development, mixed-use and multi-unit housing traffic internal circulation; parking lot design including ADA compliance; traffic calming design; signalization and signage design Streetscape, sidewalk and other pedestrian movement design; rights-of-way, easements, abandonments, acceptance and taking plans; MassDOT procedures for private developments accessing state roads; MassDOT programs such as municipal assistance and “Safe Routes to School”; AutoCAD, Civil 3D, AutoTurn and other related software; GIS data for presentation plans; preparation of reports, studies and exhibits; public presentations including night meetings; municipal contract procurement; private business lead generation. Job will include business development, estimating, proposal generation, project management, staff supervision, hiring assistance, public presentations and invoicing.

LOCATION(S): Danvers, MA

Staff Civil Engineers

DESCRIPTION: Position includes performing civil engineering design work based on project requirements including grading, drainage, utilities, etc. utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D, HydroCAD, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience, strong technical and analytical skills and proficiency in ACAD and Civil 3D software. Excellent communication skills and strong work ethic required.

LOCATION(S): Danvers and Marlborough, MA

Hancock Associates is accepting resumes for future positions as well as for the positions listed above. Our continual growth and wide geographic range can generate the need to fill positions at a moment’s notice so we encourage you to submit your resume today!

Send a cover letter with the type of position that interests you and salary requirements along with your resume to:

Hancock Survey Associates, Inc.
185 Centre Street Danvers, MA 01923
F (978) 774-7816

If we have a position available that matches your skills and experience, we will be in touch to schedule an interview. We look forward to meeting you!

Hancock Survey Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.



“Because of thorough ALTA plan preparation and excellent communication skills, our exceptional team of Land Surveyors gets our clients to the closing table fast.”
Gregory G. Gould P.L.S.Associate & Project Manager 145 Front Street at City Square in Worcester, MA


“Because of their phenomenal reputation in New England and support of women who build.”
Deb Colbert, P.E. Senior Project Manager St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA


"Because I work on exciting projects with great clients and have a quick drive to work."
Jason Ellis, P.L.S. Project Manager Waterfront Square in Revere, MA


“Because of our interesting and successful multi-family projects from Central Massachusetts to Greater Boston and the North Shore.”
Katherine Cruz, P.E. Project Manager coming soon