Cadastral Surveyor Job Description
Cadastral Surveyors advise on the location of boundaries and understand the land ownership laws. This includes the identification of rural and residential boundaries, re-establishing boundaries that have been previously surveyed or creating new boundaries. Cadastral Surveyors are also responsible for any rights or restrictions relating to properties.
- Advise and interpret boundary locations
- Investigate and report to management on issues, dealings, and advice
- Supervise and mentor staff that is more junior
- Liaise with clients/key stakeholders, including the Government or other parties involved, to provide feedback and practice initiatives and reforms.
- Undertake fieldwork as required
- Prepare plans for clients, report back on directors of projects, and manage projects of different sizes.
- Tertiary qualifications in surveying, spatial science, or other relevant qualifications
- Experience in UAV surveys and knowledge of Leica equipment
- A ‘Cadastral Endorsement’ from Surveyors Board Queensland (SBQ) is highly advantageous
- Have knowledge with 12-d with the ability to manipulate data (or used a similar package)
- Good understanding and experience in modern survey instrumentation. This could be 1 man total stations, data modelling, and GPS.
- The latest surveying and geospatial technology and equipment
- Travelling is an essential part of this position
- Generally, move around with their survey instruments/tools
- Wear brightly coloured or reflective vests so other surveyors/construction workers can see them easily.
- Cadastral Surveyors split their time between office environments and construction sites.
Career Development/Employment Opportunities
- Opportunity to grow into senior roles related to Cadastral Surveying
- Advantageous if registered to the Surveyors Board Queensland (SBQ) with a ‘Cadastral Endorsement.’
- $70k – $140k per year in Australia
- $80k – $160k per year in New Zealand
This Cadastral Surveyor job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.
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