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land survey technician

Source: Job Bank


Stoney Creek, ON


$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 35 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Various locations


  • Assist in the calculation, analysis and computation of measurements obtained during field surveys
  • Keep records, measurements and other survey information in systematic order
  • 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
  • Supervise and co-ordinate field survey activities
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation and compilation of all data and documents related to surveys of real property boundaries
  • Plan, direct and supervise or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries of properties
  • Analyze, manage and display data using geographic information systems and computer-aided design and drafting
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)


  • 1 to 2 people

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Survey specialization

  • Topographic survey
  • Legal survey
  • Land survey
  • Engineering
  • Geodetic

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

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