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Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 122822 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a 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 most of your time in the field performing survey field operations. 

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 a project in Ottawa, Ontario. 


•   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 in an efficient and professional manner.  
•    Maintain accurate and legible field notes. 
•    Setting and maintenance of control network. 

•    Programming layout 



•    Ability to travel and relocate as needed

•    Bachelor’s degree in Geomatics engineering 

•    Experience in construction survey 

•    Trimble experience is a plus

•    Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to perform calculations (area, volume, circumference, proportion, percentage)

•    Dynamic thinker with the desire to lead, motivate and mentor teams

•    Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, qualityquality, and productivity

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•    Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team

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


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 

•     Occasionally lift and move objects up to 30 pounds 

•     Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours and occasional irregular hours 


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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