Surveyor

The Surveyor takes measurements of the earth’s surfaces for various projects. He/She takes measurements of property lines, surveys the curves and contour of the ground, and evaluates construction zones before construction begins. He/She also performs research on land records and prepares maps, plots, and reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts physical site surveys using a variety of equipment and tools.
  • Travels to sites when necessary.
  • Prepares sketches and notes, and performs electronic data collection.
  • Creates reports and maps according to customer or project requirements containing information from field measurements, boundary markers and topographical features
  • Marks and delineates boundaries and reference points on a property or section of land.
  • Coordinates field staff and process field data.
  • Measures property boundaries 
  • Prepares site surveying documents and present findings to clients.
  • Interfaces with civil engineers, landscape architects, cartographers, or urban planners.
  • Communicates with architects, engineers and construction personnel as needed during land development projects
  • Builds maps, sketches, and charts

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in surveying, geomatics, geospatial sciences, geophysics, or a related field.
  • Proven previous work experience as a Surveyor
  • Professional Land Surveying license
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and understanding of mapping concepts
  • Experience using hand surveying tools (distance measuring wheels, plumb bobs, levels) and electronic surveying tools (transit levels, GPS equipment).
  • Experience with SolidWorks software a plus

Skills needed for this role

The Surveyor must have numeracy and the ability to make mathematical calculations as well as understand and interpret data. He/She must have lateral and logical thinking as well as cutting-edge IT skills and confidence with new technology. 

Career Level

More than 5 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Engineering