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Surveyor

Ottawa
Job Order: DA-1505

Job Descriptions:

  • The Surveyor is responsible for the management of all field site-specific surveying activities.
  • This person must be able to communicate effectively with the project manager and the Superintendent to stay abreast of all changes and requirements.
  • The surveyor is responsible for providing laying and elevations so that all construction activity can be properly built with in the desired locations.
  • Ensure all duties performed meet occupational health and safety regulations, and comply with the Chandos Construction Safety Manual.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.
  • Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Record the results of surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.
  • Write descriptions of property boundary surveys for use in deeds, leases, or other legal documents.
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy.
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas, using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).
  • Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys or drafting maps.
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications in order to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data in order to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
  • Able to layout and survey utilizing BIM technology.
  • Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures.
  • Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments.
  • Co-ordinate with the tools and equipment manager to obtain all required materials for the duration of the project. Make sure these tools are logged and returned to the yard if they are defective or their use is no longer required.
  • Manage  and/or  oversee  the  completion  of  required  documentation,  including:  daily  log,  safety  documentation, timesheets, invoices, labour quantities, packing slips, purchase.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Technical diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Technical diploma and/or Gold Seal certification are considered assets.
  • Leadership training and safety certificates.
  • Five or more years of experience in commercial construction.
  • Three or more years of supervisory or management experience in the construction field.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans.
  • An advanced understanding of all construction trades and techniques.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity.
  • Commitment to working in a team environment, and good team-building abilities.
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances, legislation and building codes.
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Able to interpret and effectively manage competing priorities and timelines.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement necessary cost-control measures.
  • Flexible – able to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • 24/7 availability may be required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Travel to site and off-site locations is required.
  • Personal protective equipment is required (e.g. hard hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • Will be working both indoors and outdoors.
  • Will be exposed to the potential hazards and conditions of the construction site.
DATE POSTED 2019-01-31

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