Survey Instrument Operator

Brockville, Canada

Job Description

The role of a Survey Instrument Operator is an entry-level position into a challenging and rewarding professional field. Are you self-motived? Do you enjoy learning new abilities? Are you punctual and dependable? Do you like to work outdoors? Can you work outside in varied weather and terrain conditions, and carry equipment?

Working under the direct supervision of a Survey Party Chief and an Ontario Land Surveyor, the Survey Instrument Operator will learn the following capabilities:

  • Operate survey instruments and devices.

  • Participate in field surveys.

  • Keep records, measurements, and other 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.

Requirements (Recommended but not Mandatory)

  • High School Diploma.

  • College, CET, or Survey Technician Certificate preferred.

  • General ability with computers and software.

  • Some knowledge of both AutoCad and Microstation software will be an asset.