Engineering Surveyor Job Description

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Engineering surveyor, job description,


Engineering Surveyor Job Description

As an Engineering Surveyor, the scope of works will be varied, and will see you working on bulk earthworks, roads, pipelines, drainage, and more. You will work with the construction team and help manage surveying requirements on projects.


  • Management of the survey requirements on your own section of works
  • Required to set out a variety of construction works including pavements, earthworks, concrete works, drainage and services
  • General survey tasks (Establish  and maintain control, Monitoring, set-outs, as-builts, service locations, etc.)
  • Managing your daily tasks in a timely manner and adhering to construction schedules.
  • Undertaking site and office-based surveying works including performing calculations and reducing your data
  • Data capturing, analyzing, and manipulation to produce drawings and reports
  • Producing reports
  • Liaising with clients/stakeholders/onsite personnel
  • Conducting detail, feature, topographical and as-built surveys depending on the project requirements

Usual Requirements:

  • 4+ years post grad experience
  • Min. Associate level degree in land surveying or equivalent
  • Self-starter & able to work autonomously
  • Previous work history with the main contractor engineering construction company or have had previous experience working on civil related projects with a survey firm
  • A good understanding and demonstrative experience of modern survey instrumentation, including 1-man total station, GPS, data modeling and manipulation

Average salary: $85k to $120k AUD

Salary is based on © SEEK statistics and research, view their website here.

This Engineering 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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