Performs duties independently and as a Party Chief of a survey crew in the execution of field surveys including Horizontal/Vertical Control Surveys.
Directs, instructs and trains staff in all aspects of surveying including First Order Horizontal/Vertical Control survey work, methods, procedures and operations.
Conducts various surveys, including first order horizontal/vertical surveys using various optical and digital survey equipment for a variety of programs and projects pertaining to City facilities and infrastructure in accordance
Establishes control monument locations, obtains permissions and installs benchmark/horizontal plates on various structures.
Processes horizontal, vertical and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) observations using a variety of software.
Performs adjustments on survey observations and networks.
Maintains and updates horizontal and vertical control databases.
Coordinates field crew activities and work in a safe and efficient manner.
Effectively gathers information and relays to supervisor, inspector, designer or the project engineer, as required.
Searches, evaluates and analyzes designs, reports, specifications and any documentation related to projects. Indexes, files and references control survey records.
Ensures projects are carried out in accordance with City of Toronto “Control Surveys Standards” and “Engineering Surveys Standards”, specifications and procedures.
Conducts work hazards identification, implements strategies to control Health & Safety concerns and responds promptly to address variable working conditions.
Ensures the use of safety equipment and adherence to safety procedures and regulations by adhering to the requirements
Checks and audits consultant and contractor work for completeness, accuracy and compliance with City standards.
Operates, maintains and tracks a variety of mechanical, digital, analogue, wireless, computerized and other equipment and systems.
Responsible for arranging and ensuring the proper maintenance of survey vehicles and contents.
Performs survey work and prepares and checks data using the City’s Integrated Control Application (INCA).
Provides progress reports on work and completes time sheets and attendance reports.
You must also have:
Advanced knowledge of the theory of control surveying, Control Survey Standards and skilled in its applications.
Knowledge of the principles of control survey technologies.
Ability to operate survey equipment (e.g. hand held computers, robotic total stations, global navigation satellite systems, electronic measuring devices, theodolites, levels and related equipment.).
Ability to perform manual and computerized mathematical calculations used in control surveying.
Ability to produce legible and accurate control field survey notes and plot plans from same.
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, plans and records.
Ability to provide direction, organize and schedule activities of a survey crew.
Ability to compile, maintain and store survey data and records.
Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with the public, consultants, engineering staff and other representatives.
Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and regulations that apply to this work.
Must be physically able to operate various hand and power tools, lift and move various pieces of equipment and work in inclement weather.
Must have demonstrated record of regular attendance.
Graduate in Surveying, Geomatics or Civil Engineering Technology or the approved equivalent combination of education