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Job Details

Land Surveyor

Posted on May 04, 2021 by Nuna Group of Companies

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $40.80 hourly
  • Work Hours 80.5 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 18, 2021
Job Requirements


Nuna Group of Companies




  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Field Skills Experience

  • Traditional survey equipment
  • Total station operation
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

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

  • Licensure by federal, provincial or territorial authorities
  • Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS)
  • Licensure by the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS)


3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Supervise other land surveyors and/or field crews

Work Setting

  • Private sector land surveying establishments
  • Construction company

Specific Skills

  • Advise and provide consultation on matters related to legal surveys
  • Record all measurements and other information obtained during survey activities
  • Develop survey plans, methods and procedures for conducting legal surveys
  • Survey and lay out subdivisions for rural and urban development
  • Determine precise locations using electronic distance measuring equipment
  • Analyze, manage and display data using geographic information systems and computer-aided design and drafting

Survey Specialization

  • Topographic
  • Subdivisions
  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Mining claims
  • Land development
  • Engineering
  • Construction

Security and Safety


Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • AutoCAD
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

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

May 18, 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 Land Surveyor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Land Surveyors

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop plans, methods and procedures for conducting legal surveys, and to analyze, manage and display data using geographic information systems (GIS) and computer-aided design and drafting (CAD)


Interest in precision working with GIS, GPS, CAD and other systems and equipment to record measurements and other information and to prepare survey data, plans, charts, records and documents


Interest in supervising the preparation and compilation of data, plans, charts, records and documents; and in certifying and assuming liability for 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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