Cadastral Surveyor Job Description

Cadastral Surveyor

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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.

Responsibilities

  • Advise and interpret boundary locations
  • Prepare and maintain accurate cadastral maps and records
  • Ensure confidentiality and integrity of cadastral survey data
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in surveying, spatial science, or other relevant qualifications
  • A ‘Cadastral Endorsement’ from Surveyors Board Queensland (SBQ) is highly advantageous
  • Have knowledge with 12D with the ability to manipulate data (or use a similar package)
  • Good understanding and experience in modern survey instrumentation. This could be 1 man total stations, data modelling, and GPS.
  • Strong research and analytical skills to verify land ownership records.
  • Experience in UAV surveys and knowledge of Leica equipment

Working Conditions 

  • The latest surveying and geospatial technology and equipment
  • Occasional travel between different sites
  • Be able to move around with 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.’

Average Salary 

  • $90k – $140k per year in Australia
  • $80k – $150k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

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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