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Job Details

Geomatics Technician - Land Surveying

Employer

Compass Geomatics Ltd.

Date Posted

October 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 21, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Compass Geomatics Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Survey Technologist Trade Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Keep survey information in systematic order

Type of Systems

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

Survey Specialization

  • Hydrographic
  • Geodetic
  • Land survey
  • Topographic survey
  • Urban
  • Legal survey

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Land Survey Technologist Specific Skills

  • 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
  • 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
  • Supervise and co-ordinate field survey activities

Benefits

Group Insurance Benefits


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 21, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Geomatics Technician - Land Surveying is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Survey Technologists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate instruments and computer equipment to measure distance, angles, elevations and contours; to determine precise geographic locations using global positioning systems (GPS) equipment; and to prepare detailed drawings, charts and plans

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing latitude, longitude and angles to plot features, contours and areas; and in assisting survey engineers and professional surveyors to develop methods and procedures for conducting field surveys

METHODICAL

Interest in supervising and co-ordinating field survey activities; and in recording measurements and other information obtained during field surveys

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Survey Technicians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to operate survey instruments and computer equipment to measure distance, angles, elevations and contours

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to keep records, measurements and other information in systematic order

innovative

Interest in assisting in the preparation of detailed drawings and in the analyses of measurements obtained during field surveys

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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