Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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Young & Young Surveying in Etobicoke is seeking a new or aspiring surveyor to join our team.
Duties will include but are not limited to calculations, plan checking, client and architect liaison and project management.  
Proficiency with AutoCAD and MicroSurvey are an asset.

Full time hours are preferred at this time but can be negotiable. Salary based on experience and performance.

Please email your resume to: resumes@youngandyoung.ca

J.D. Barnes Limited, a leader in the land surveying, mapping and land information industry is currently recruiting for a Survey Assistant out of our Ottawa office.

Job Description

The Survey Assistant is responsible for assisting the Party Chief in successfully completing the field work on assigned jobs in accordance with the industry regulations and J.D. Barnes Limited's procedures and technical standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate survey equipment including levels, Total Stations, data collectors, GPS etc
  • Assist the Land Survey Party Chief with data preparation, measurements and calculations
  • Communicate problems, errors, questions and concerns to the Land Survey Party Chief
  • Inspect and maintain field equipment
  • Ensure a clean and orderly work environment
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong mathematical abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Completion or in progress of completing a surveying or engineering technology program
  • Experience with land surveying and survey equipment is an asset

This job takes place outdoors in varying weather conditions and environments and demands a certain degree of physical strength as you will be carrying equipment (Total Station, Level, Bars and Stakes) from site to site.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter on our website www.jdbarnes.com. If accessibility accommodations are required during any stage of the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources Department.

 

Apply By: Friday, October 2, 2020 11:59 pm EDT 

CROWN SURVEY TECHNOLOGIST
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Peterborough
Salary: $1,152.03 - $1,407.46 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Job ID: 154141
Bring your experience in surveying to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Office of the Surveyor General, where you will review a variety of plans of survey submitted for approval and provide technical expertise to the Province's Crown land initiatives.

What can I expect to do in this role:

In this role, you will:
• review Crown survey plans
• communicate directly with professional Ontario Land Surveyors regarding the plan reviews
• prepare legal descriptions for land dispositions and regulations 
• carry out survey and title document research 
• organize material for survey-related contracts and projects

How do I qualify?

Technical knowledge:
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the principles and techniques of cadastral surveying including equipment, procedures, computations, datums, coordinate systems, practical astronomy and title interpretation to review, analyze and evaluate survey submissions.
• You have working knowledge of relevant legislation and case law to evaluate and ensure compliance with legislative requirements and ensure consistency in the application of cadastral surveying methods, regulations and standards. (Surveys Act, Surveyors Act, the Mining Act, the Public Lands Act, the Registry Act, the Land Titles Act, the Beds of Navigable Waters Act and regulations thereunder)

Analytical, research and organizational skills:
• You have proven analytical, research, and organization skills to conduct reviews and analysis and identify and resolve problems with survey products.
• You have the ability to prioritize competing demands and to work independently in planning and implementing tasks to meet client requirements.
Communication and interpersonal skills:
• You have demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to exchange technical information, resolve conflicts with clients, and prepare reports, descriptions and correspondence on survey-related matters.

Computer skills:
• You are proficient using software such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
• You are proficient using common office productivity software for word processing, email, reports, presentations, internet, etc.
• Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.

How to apply:
1. You must apply online.
 https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=154141
2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives. 
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment. 

Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, October 2, 2020 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code .

CAD Technologist - Ottawa

J.D. Barnes is the largest organization of its kind in Canada providing land surveying, bathymetric surveying, underground utility mapping, aerial mapping, land information solutions and integrated online data solutions coast to coast.

The CAD Technologist is responsible for the preparation of CAD work involving detailed files, survey interpretation, and a variety of reference data.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Import and process field data
  • Prepare legal surveys and topographic surveys
  • Provide calculations to field staff
  • Interact with field staff to ensure proper configuration of data/sketches and conformity with local by-laws and Registry Office information
  • Liaise with clients regarding plan details
  • Maintain accurate records, time-sheets, and other files pertaining to the job

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education in Survey, Civil or CAD program, or 1-2 years of Land Surveying or CAD experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to learn new field and office surveying techniques
  • Experience with Microstation is an asset

This job takes place outdoors in varying weather conditions and environments and demands a certain degree of physical strength as you will be carrying equipment (Total Station, Level, Bars and Stakes) from site to site.

Interested candidates are invited to  apply online at www.jdbarnes.com.

If accessibility accommodations are required during any stage of the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources Department.

Survey Assistant

J.D. Barnes is the largest organization of its kind in Canada providing land surveying, bathymetric surveying, underground utility mapping, aerial mapping, land information solutions and integrated online data solutions coast to coast.

J.D. Barnes is currently looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated SURVEY ASSISTANT for our Markham location.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate survey equipment including Levels, Total Stations, Data Collectors, GPS etc.
  • Assist the Land Survey Party Chief with data preparation, measurements, and calculations
  • Communicate problems, errors, questions, and concerns to the Land Survey Party Chief
  • Inspect and maintain field equipment
  • Ensure a clean and orderly work environment
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies and Regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a Surveying or Engineering Technology program
  • Strong mathematical abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with land surveying and survey equipment is an asset

This job takes place outdoors in varying weather conditions and environments and demands a certain degree of physical strength as you will be carrying equipment (Total Station, Level, Bars and Stakes) from site to site.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and covering letter to hr@jdbarnes.com.

If accessibility accommodations are required during any stage of the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources Department.

Survey Party Chief

Our company is expanding and we are looking at adding another member to our growing family.  IBW is seeking out a Party Chief to join our team, working out of our Bowmanville or Oakville office! This role consists of the following:

Role
The Party Chief completes fieldwork assigned to them while being the leader of a survey crew. As a leader of the survey crew, the Party Chief is responsible for completing all assigned work efficiently and as per both AOLS and IBW Standards.

Responsibilities

  • Complete SRPR’s, Reference Plans (for new description), Stake Limits, Plan of Survey, Expropriation Plan, and Topographic Surveys
  • Completing field notes on all projects at time of performing survey, documenting the field checks and ensuring the notes reflect the work that was completed in the field
  • Completing final locates for builders surveys, including documenting the current state of the property on the field notes.  The notes should indicate if/how the survey bar was set and checked, where monuments still exist and any fencing or features on or near the boundaries
  • Demonstrate a solid knowledge of boundary locations, and to identify on site the boundary’s locations along street corridors or subject lands.
  • Setting survey bars that have been pre-calculated, and completing field notes to show how the bars were set as well as the appropriate checks on the set bars
  • General boundary retracement principles and monument regulations, including recognizing and attempting to re-establish the boundaries from the nearest ascertainable evidence
  • Completing field notes on all projects at time of performing survey, documenting the field checks and ensuring the notes reflect the work that was completed in the field.
  • Simple cogo calculations on the data collector
  • Demonstrate proficiency with all field equipment and competently pair all devices
  • Ensuring equipment is in good working order
  • Working knowledge of all types of IBW survey equipment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 Years experience


Interested applicants can apply to Spiro.Sinnis@ibwsurveyors.com

 

Pearson & Pearson Surveying has an immediate opening for a full-time Party-chief position.

We are located in Maple with easy access to the 400.

You will work on a variety of surveys, such as boundary/topographic surveys & construction layout mainly for custom infill housing.

  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in legal surveys, and construction and housing layout
  • Field computations as needed
  • Proficiency with Leica robotic total stations and GPS
  • Work efficiently independently and collaborate as part of a team
  • Must be able to understand architectural drawings
  • Familiarity with Microsurvey and Autocad

We offer benefits after 4 months with the company, sick days.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Ontario valid Driver's license and your own vehicle is required.

If interested, please contact Michele Pearson at michelepearson@pearsonandpearson.ca

 

CAD - Legal Survey \ Civil Engineering Technologists

(multiple positions, salary based on office location and experience level)

Office Locations: London and Carlton Place (Ottawa)

Job Duties​

Data processing, analysis and quality control of fieldwork
Boundary calculations and property title research
Draft engineering, legal and topographical plans using AutoCAD C3D
Design condominium plans, subdivision plans, SRPRs using AutoCAD C3D
Build contour modelling and DTMs
Develop in-house CAD/Mapping standards
Technical support for external clients
Revise plan as directed by CAD supervisor\Ontario Land Surveyor
Finalize survey reports, boundary closures, etc.

 Core Competencies:

​Quality Oriented Team Player
Creative and Innovative Thinker
Mathematically Competent
Continual Learner and Problem Solver
Accountable, Dependable and Honest

Requirements:

​Minimum 1 year of work experience in legal survey drafting and\or fieldwork
Understanding of legal boundary retracement and property title records
Degree\Diploma in surveying, geomatics, engineering or related discipline from a recognized institution
Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble Office is an asset
Familiarity with MTO engineering surveys standards is an asset
VG4D Smart LiDAR Explorer, Inertial Explorer and ScanLook LiDAR software is an asset
Able to communicate ideas and suggestions, both written and verbally.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB:

Please send the following information to resumes@callondietz.com to apply for this position:

Your CV and\or cover letter
Your current resume, including your current contact information

Thank you for your interest; however only candidates that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.