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Senior Surveyor - Eastern Canada District


Oakville, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 128602 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Senior Surveyor, you will play an integral role in establishing and maintaining methods for safe, accurate, and efficient Survey Field Operations. You will have responsibilities over field survey operations and should plan to spend the majority of your time in the field performing survey field operations. You will also be expected to lead and teach more junior surveyors good surveying practices. The majority of the operations will be during the day Monday to Friday; however, the applicant should expect some varying times/shift type scheduling depending on the project requirements.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. The serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 



This position will be based on in Toronto, Ontario for our work on the Union Station Enhancement Project.


Field Survey Operations:
•    Implement Safety in every aspect of their working duties
•    Implementing the project survey plan specific to field operations.
•    Oversee the operation with periodic reviews of record-keeping, field procedures, and survey audits to ensure that all work is performed efficiently and professionally.
•    Maintain accurate and legible field notes; sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys in order to describe, clarify, and assume liability for work performed.
•    Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at project sites.
•    Prepare site surveying documents/ reports and present findings
•    Ensure maintenance equipment and well-calibrated
•    Setting and maintenance of control network.
•    Performing layout and drawing clarifications
•    Supervising, teaching, and leading more junior members of the team


•    10+ years' experience in Construction Survey, Field Engineering, traversing, leveling, layouts, or a related experience is required
•    Ability to coordinate with different trades, field, and other construction team members
•    Understanding common Canadian coordinate systems
•    Surveying experience on mass transit projects is an asset
•    GPS, levelling, and robotic total station experience is required with Trimble/ Leica equipment is an asset
•    Must be able to apply intermediate concepts of Trigonometry, Mathematics, Calculus, and Geomatics to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage)
•    Strong computer knowledge to use AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or other computer-assisted design software
•    Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in safety, quality, and productivity
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
•    Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams
•    Working at heights trained is an asset

•    Bachelor’s degree in Geomatics or Diploma in Civil Engineering Tech or equivalent is an asset

•    Committed to working safely and getting the job done right the first time

•    Must be willing to work 40-45 hours per week, occasionally it may be required to work some irregular hours 
•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed

Working Conditions

•    Will manage a diverse workload; must be able to handle stress and immediate deadlines
•    Must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management
•    Possible travel throughout the U.S. and internationally
•    Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds
•    Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours and occasional irregular hours

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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