Survey Assistant

Competition Number: 220.17

Job Title: Survey Assistant

Department: Engineering - Underground Services - Surveys

Position Type: Regular Full Time (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $31.59/hour and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: October 30, 2017

Closing Date: November 9, 2017

Last Modified: November 10, 2017, 2:44 pm

Status: Closed


This competition is now closed.

The Surveys Section in the Engineering Department’s Underground Services Division, is seeking a survey technician who will perform various engineering surveys, assist the Surveyor as required in completion of municipal survey projects and oversee small jobs in the Surveyor’s absence.    The Survey Assistant, using Robotic Total Stations and GNSS, completes engineering preliminary / topographic surveys, records cadastral ties and underground utility connections; maintains integrated survey monuments; collects field data, processes and performs adjustments on raw survey data to produce finished CAD drawings; and carries out mathematical survey calculations.  

Requirements include: Diploma of Surveying Technology from B.C.I.T. or equivalent; up to two years experience in municipal surveying work; a Valid Class 5 B.C. Drivers Licence; annual renewal of Driver’s Abstract; and sufficient health, physical conditioning, strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of work in all types of weather conditions. 

*Testing will be conducted*

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