Surveying Technologist

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Division: Geomatics

Location: Calgary, AB

Closing Date: September 30, 2021

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Surveying Technologist

WATT Consulting Group (WATT) is seeking a Surveying Technologist to join our team in our Calgary office. We are looking for a dynamic individual who is committed to high-quality professional work, meeting the needs of our clients, and working with our multi disciplinary team to create vibrant and livable communities.

About the Role:

As a Surveying Technologist in the Calgary Branch Office, you will be responsible for delivering survey projects to our clients. You will report directly to the Office Resource Manager – Geomatics.  You will be expected to perform a wide variety of field functions such as legal/construction surveys as well as office functions including drafting, design, and computations in support of all day-to-day projects conducted in and around Calgary. You will also be expected to perform a variety of office tasks in support of projects being done from our Calgary and Edmonton offices.


  • Candidates should possess a minimum of a two-year Technical Diploma or a university degree in a relevant discipline (i.e., surveying, geomatics, civil engineering) and have five (5) years’ experience in the surveying/engineering industry.
  • The successful candidate will have experience with office computations and drafting in both legal and construction survey.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of surveying and engineering principles is required.
  • Specific experience in Civil 3D is essential (Microsurvey experience considered an asset).
  • Familiarity and understanding of the principles of surveying and mapping.
  • Will possess an excellent understanding of the coordination between field survey, office computations and drafting.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high level of understanding of engineering survey practices and municipal standards.
  • A solid understanding of the principles of coordinate systems and mapping projections.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist surveying engineers, Alberta Land Surveyors or Saskatchewan Land Surveyors to develop methods and procedures for conducting field surveys.
  • Adhere to workplace safety in accordance with OH&S legislation and Corporate Policies.
  • Data preparation for construction survey lay-out.
  • Adhere to workplace safety in accordance with OH&S legislation and Corporate Policies.
  • Act as technical consultant to the Professional Surveyors in survey and design considerations.
  • Be prepared to conduct field surveys and operate conventional and GPS survey instruments and computer equipment to measure distance, angles, and elevations.
  • Understand related Municipal Standards and Regulations.
  • Understand related Professional Acts and Regulations.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to grow your career in a dynamic organization, owned and led by employees, submit your resume to by clicking on the ‘Apply Now‘ button to the right.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Watt Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer.


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