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Geomatics technician – land surveying needed in Canada by Velocity Group 

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Geomatics technician – land surveying needed in Canada by Velocity Group 

Land survey technologists and technicians conduct or participate in surveys to determine the exact locations and relative positions of natural features and other structures on the earth’s surface, underground and underwater. They are employed by all levels of government, architectural and engineering firms, and by private sector surveying establishments.

Job details

  •  Location: Various locationsGrande Prairie, , AB Beaumont, , AB On the road job
  •  Salary: $25.00 to $40.00 hourly for 160 to 250 hours per month
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Overtime
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  Vacancies: 3 vacancies

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Land survey technologists
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prepare detailed drawings, charts and plans and survey notes and reports
  • Supervise and co-ordinate field survey activities.
  • Land survey technicians
  • 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
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed drawings, charts and plans.
  • Land survey technologists and technicians may specialize in one of the following types of surveys: geodetic survey, topographic survey, legal (cadastral) survey or engineering survey.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

On the road job

 Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Green job

 The employer stated that this is a green job because the position:

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Private sector land surveying establishments

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Record all measurements and other information obtained during survey activities
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Determine precise locations using electronic distance measuring equipment

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Field skills experience

  • Traditional survey equipment

Area of specialization

  • Construction

Survey specialization

  • Engineering
  • Land development
  • Topographic
  • Subdivisions
  • Oil and gas exploration

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

Program title

Jobs for Ukraine

Program description:

This employer has selected to promote this job through “Jobs for Ukraine”. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply.

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
  • References attesting experience

Advertised until

2022-10-27

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