Survey Assistant II – City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

By | July 13, 2018

Survey Assistant II – City of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)


Survey Assistant II

Requisition ID: 11493 

The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world’s most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function
Reporting to the Technical Supervisor and Engineering Assistant III, the incumbent will assist the Surveyor in manual and technical work in all aspects of conducting varied survey assignments including field and office related duties.
Specific Duties/Responsibilities
• Assist Surveyor in the surveying of sewers, streets, lanes, parks and others as assigned
• Prepare field notes, sketches and making computations and calculations as required
• Operate and maintaining survey equipment such as total stations, survey controllers, auto-levels and basic hand tools
• Assist in physical work including but not limited to locating survey pins, plugs and monuments, staking, exposing shallow utility covers and markers, clearing weeds, brush and other obstacles
• Assist in secondary duties including conducting field investigations, filing, and pickup and delivery of equipment or vehicles, supplies and notices
• Assist in traffic control duties including setting up traffic control devices
• Research and provide technical and other information regarding sewer and water infrastructure for the public, city staff and private companies, providing written correspondence as required
• Ability to perform heavy physical work outdoors in all weather
• Carry out confined space entry procedures
• Perform other technical duties required to meet the operational needs of the Sewers branch
• Communicate and correspond with the public, private companies, outside agencies and other City branches
• Other duties/responsibilities as assigned
Minimum Position Requirements
Education and Experience:
• Completion of Grade 12
• Related experience as an Engineering Assistant or Survey Assistant and technical courses related to the work such as Geomatics or survey courses or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of surveyor methods and techniques
• Experience in the operation of total stations with data recorders and manual survey instruments
• Ability to accurately read, draw, and interpret engineering drawings
• Ability to work in a team setting with little or no supervision
• Meet tight time lines in a multi-task environment
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Proven interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with staff and other contacts
• Good knowledge of municipal design and construction of sewer systems
• A valid BC Driver’s License is required without restrictions
Business Unit/Department: Engineering Services (1300) 
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks 
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time 
Position Start Date: August 2018 
Position End Date: May 2020 
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-015: $24.81 to $29.16 per hour
Application Close: July 22, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion

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Published at Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:17:00 +0000