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Surveyor

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for growth and we need the best talent to make it happen. We are established enough to have deep local roots, yet nimble enough to aggressively pursue our bold goals. We believe investing in our talent is critical to achieving these goals.

At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a Surveyor while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Field Review Team Leader within the Civil Business Unit, the Surveyor will be responsible for completing topographic surveys, inspection of underground structures, field to finish processing and data troubleshooting of various projects such as; active construction sites, large sites, municipal roadways, creeks and fields during all weather conditions and seasons. The Surveyor will assist with estimates, budgeting, scheduling and other field duties assigned by the Team Leader. This role requires effective organization, time management, communication to effectively meet project deadlines.  Surveyor is an active team member in the Civil group, a champion for their own schedule and commitments.

What We Love

  • You are ambitious in your pursuit to be the best
  • You get the importance of paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment

What You Will Do

  • Receive survey request and plan field work and data processing. Obtain control data and other information required for completion of field work.
  • Undertake field work as one person survey crew (with assistance on jobs when necessary) utilizing Robotic Total Station and/or GNSS equipment, following established standards for point coding, connectivity, etc. on municipal servicing and building construction sites.
  • Field Quality Control at all times is imperative; this would include completing control checks and field records for all project related tasks.
  • Download, file and process data into an initial base plan including feature symbols, connectivity, symbol scaling, contours, etc.
  • Extract, compile and upload data from digital drawings for control and layout purposes.
  • Field check base plans to confirm completeness and accuracy. Undertake additional survey work when necessary to confirm or augment data.
  • Dip manholes, valve boxes, chambers and other structures, and document with forms and photos for use in base plan compilation and detailed design.
  • Field check various installed structures and features during construction to confirm location, quantity, etc.
  • Coordinate work with field staff, project manager, design and other staff involved in the project.
  • Maintain survey equipment and field vehicle in good condition, and ensure scheduled maintenance and repairs are completed when and as required.
  • Recommend equipment and software upgrades and replacements to improve quality and efficiency of work.
  • Assist with survey estimates, timelines and costs, and prepare information summary for project proposals.
  • Assist with developing and improving survey planning and field procedures to enhance efficiency and final product.
  • Assist with inspection on municipal or building construction sites when available.
  • Other project tasks (quantity takeoff, CAD).
  • Various tasks as assigned by the Field Team Leader.

What We Need

  • Graduate of 2 or 3 year college Civil Technology program including courses in surveying.
  • Eligible for certification by OACETT.
  • 5+ years field experience.
  • Familiar with survey job estimation, planning and proposal preparation would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in pre-engineering detail and topographic, construction layout and cross section surveying.
  • Experience in data download and upload, data processing and initial base plan preparation.
  • Experience with Civil 3D, Word, Excel, Trimble software.
  • Familiarity with inspection of municipal servicing construction would be considered an asset.
  • Attention to detail and Quality control imperative.
  • Committed to Health and Safety
  • Willingness to travel and to work all year round within changing weather conditions.
  • Ability to manage your own work load and think ahead to ensure optimum productivity for the project(s).
  • Ability to work under supervision and independently with strong time and team management skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and is required.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and vacation plus performance based bonus.
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations.
  • Employee referral program.
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events.
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, Nutrition for Learning, United Way and many other organizations.

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/firm/about

How to Apply

Please Apply Here or email hr@walterfedy.com with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: www.walterfedy.com.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1