Civil Survey Technologist

Greater Vancouver


Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd. (KWL) is currently seeking a Civil Survey Technologist with a minimum of three years experience to work in its Burnaby (Metro Vancouver) office.

Most projects will consist of residential subdivisions, pipelines, utilities, river and creek works, pump stations, and water and wastewater treatment facilities.  Many client sites are located outside the Lower Mainland therefore a willingness to travel is necessary.

Duties will include:

  • Topographical surveys and office reduction;
  • Construction survey layout;
  • Quality and quantity control inspections; and
  • Construction contract administration.

What We’re Looking For

The right person… 

You enjoy working hands-on and excel at problem solving efficiently.  You will have excellent interpersonal and written communications skills and be able to work with team members in a multi-disciplinary environment. You are rational, organized, and take pride in a job well done.  You enjoy autonomy and are a proven self-starter.

Your qualifications, interests, and experience include a combination of the following:

  • Diploma in Geomatics or Civil Engineering Technology;
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in field surveying and construction inspection:
  • Familiar with AutoCad, Civil 3D, MS Word and Excel;
  • You must be able to positively interact with clients and exercise good judgement with “on-the-spot” decisions.
  • You must have a class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and an excellent driving record.
  • You should be comfortable driving in the Lower Mainland’s industrial, urban and rural areas.
  • You must also be comfortable with physical activities, including lifting/handling access lids and hiking with field equipment.

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