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The Opportunity:

Wacor Holdings Ltd. is a civil general contractor with over 30 years of experience in road building, civil works, and underground utilities. We are currently seeking an experienced Gradesman to join our Survey Team in Campbell River, BC. This is primarily an outdoor position.

Responsibilities:

• Work alongside the Superintendent and/or Foreman to strategize and provide survey data and layout for crews to complete project work effectively and efficiently.
• Calculate the layout of all project components using the drawings, specifications and submissions provided.
• Use survey instruments (i.e., Rotary lasers, Robotic Total Stations, RTK’s, etc.) to establish correct line and grade for construction of a wide variety of projects.
• Provide required layout for equipment operators to establish design grades, excavation depths, etc. for a wide variety of projects.
• Manage information flow from field to office and prepare clear, concise and accurate field notes, records and calculations.
• Report to the Construction Manager or Survey Manager to provide project updates and project specific survey quantity information.
• Prepare digital drawings and files of project coordinate points and surfaces using the project drawings, specifications, geotechnical report, etc. and upload the information to surveying and layout data collectors.
• Interpret field data in order to create accurate ‘asbuilt’ submissions and progress quantities which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Two-year technical diploma or a 4-year degree in geomatics or civil engineering with 1+ years of previous experience in a similar role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Have the ability to use and adapt to the latest survey equipment and Software including Robotic Total Stations, GPS (Trimble/Siteworks preferred).
• Knowledge of methods, materials, and equipment used in the construction of civil infrastructure along with an understanding of survey methods and functions
• Physically fit, able to lift heavy equipment, willing to work in various environmental conditions with varied terrain.
• Ability to work under pressure in some situations.
• Mathematically inclined to accurately calculate or extrapolate finished elevations and subgrades.
• Good written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and sound judgment skills.
• Experience using Robotic total stations and GPS equipment would be a strong asset.
• Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey or Trimble Business Centre is an asset, Trimble Business Centre is preferred.
• Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence.

Wacor Holdings Ltd. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Salary to be negotiated depending on experience. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please email resume to [email protected]