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Stantec Survey Technician - Transportation in Burnaby, British Columbia

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

  • Produces basic CAD drawings on assigned projects including boundary, topographic, land title surveys and tree surveys.

  • Performs field surveys in all weather conditions.

  • Use GPS RTK and or total stations survey equipment and their respective data collection systems to perform topographical and legal surveys

  • Assists in reviews and processes the results of field surveys, including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land features.

  • Loads vehicles with tools and equipment, ensuring materials are loaded correctly.

  • Work in off road rugged terrain, urban and rural conditions.

  • Work out of town in remote locations.

  • May be required to drive company or personal vehicle to reach jobsites.

  • Researches survey records and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries and areas to be surveyed and coordinates findings with the work of engineers, clients and others involved in projects.

  • Responsible for safe operation and maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment.

  • Verifies the accuracy of field survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites.

  • Prepares data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge of field survey methods and calculations.

  • Working knowledge of local survey laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Developing understanding of field instrumentation, GPS, and robotic total stations.

  • Good cooperative skills in working efficiently with a team.

  • Good math skills, including algebra and trigonometry.

  • Working knowledge of CAD standards and relevant software programs including AutoCAD Civil3D, MicroStation, Trimble Business Center, and related software.

  • Willingness to travel to project locations involving overnight stays of at times several days as the project dictates.

Education and Experience

Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.

Position will work in an office setting; and will require field work, in town and out of town.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Survey Technician

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190000UN