Geomatics Technician I

City of Regina - Regina, SK (15 days ago)

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*Please note that this is a term position for up to nine (9) months.*

This position will lead and direct survey duties in the engineering field for infrastructure related programs. This position reports to the Supervisor, Geomatics Services.

Typical duties include :
  • Uses electronic surveying instruments and digital information to establish horizontal and vertical control for the construction of infrastructure and other engineering projects and installations.
  • Prepares detailed field notes and reports on instrument work performed.
  • Directs the work of and trains Survey Assistants engaged in work relative to field engineering and surveying.
  • Checks design plans and grade sheets to verify elevations and slopes are correct. Processes and analyzes survey data.
  • Performs a variety of CAD and GIS tasks.
  • May transfer during reduced construction activity periods to other branches of the Department to perform construction duties.
  • Required to perform and assist in field design changes during construction season. Uses survey software to process all Data collected by Total Station and GPS units. Responsible for the care and maintenance of a field vehicle.
  • Performs related work, as required.
Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are obtained through completion of post- secondary courses in Survey/Geomatics or comparable technology and a minimum of four (4) years related surveying experience.
  • Considerable knowledge survey principles and practices as they relate to civil engineering applications
    Considerable knowledge of mathematics and trigonometry as applied to municipal surveys.
  • Considerable knowledge of engineering-drafting terminology, practices and techniques and knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Ability to direct, supervise and train subordinates.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions. Ability to interpret engineering plans and specifications.
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time and under unfavorable weather conditions as required by work assignments.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with fellow employees, other departments, private contractors, and the general public.
  • Ability to follow all safety regulations as set out by the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ability to use related computer software (Spectra/Geotools/Trimble Geomatics Office).
  • Skill in the use and care of surveying equipment (including Level, Transit, Total Station and GPS units).
Working/Other Conditions:
  • Eligible for registration in Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT) at the technician level.
  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan Driver’s Licence.
*Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

*Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education*