Land Survey Technician

Posted on May 06

Conwest Contracting Ltd.

Vancouver, BC

Screening questions Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

Health care plan; Dental plan; Vision care benefits

Land Survey Technician Specific Skills

Assist in the preparation of detailed drawings, charts and plans; Participate in field surveys and operate survey instruments and devices; Keep records, measurements and other survey information in systematic order; Assist in the calculation, analysis and computation of measurements obtained during field surveys

Land Survey Technologist Specific Skills

Assist survey engineers or professional surveyors to develop methods and procedures for conducting field surveys; Conduct field surveys and operate survey instruments and computer equipment to measure distance, angles, elevations and contours; Prepare detailed drawings, charts and plans and survey notes and reports; Record measurements and other information obtained during field survey activities; Determine precise geographic locations using global positioning systems (GPS) equipment; Analyze latitude, longitude and angles and compute trigonometric and other calculations to plot features, contours and areas to a specific scale

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

Work Location Information Various locations

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Tight deadlines

Transportation/Travel Information Valid driver's licence

Work Site Environment Underground; Outdoors

Security and Safety Driver's validity licence check

Survey Specialization Topographic; Land survey; Topographic survey

Type of Systems

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Geographic Information System (GIS); Computerized land information system

Area of Specialization

Surveying and optical instruments; Geotechnical; Laser levelling/aligning

Additional Skills

Keep survey information in systematic order; Interpret engineering drawings, electrical schematics and blueprints; Read blueprints and drawings

Field Skills Experience

Traditional survey equipment; Total station operation

Major Work Area Excavation

Specific Skills Ensure adherence to safety regulations

Health benefits

Health care plan, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Experience 2 years to less than 3 years

Education Bachelor's degree

Languages English

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