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Job Details

Geomatics Technologist - Land Surveying

Employer

Horizon Land Surveys

Date Posted

July 26, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Horizon Land Surveys

Languages

English

Education

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

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Supervise drafting and technical staff
  • Keep 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
  • Keep records, measurements and other survey information in systematic order
  • Participate in field surveys and operate survey instruments and devices
  • Analyze latitude, longitude and angles and compute trigonometric and other calculations to plot features, contours and areas to a specific scale
  • 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
  • Determine precise geographic locations using global positioning systems (GPS) equipment
  • 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

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Computerized land information system
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Geomatics Technologist - Land Surveying is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

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