• Temporary Instrument Person (Surveyor)

    Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
    Posted Date 6 days ago(4/18/2018 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Architectural and Engineering, Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Entry Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Be a part of something big! Come join us at the City of Mississauga!



    Primary Responsibilities:

    Under the general direction of the Surveys and Inspections Supervisor, the incumbent:

    • Performs various types of construction layout and data collection measurements for payments;
    • Collects field notes and records information on a daily basis to maintain construction log book for payment purposes;
    • Performs other related duties as may be assigned, which may include temporary reassignment to the Works Operations Section during the winter period to assist in winter maintenance activities.


    Job Specifications:

    • Successful completion of a Civil Engineering, or Survey Engineering Technology Program from College or University.
    • C. Tech, C.E.T or SURV designation is preferred.
    • Pervious experience in Municipal Services Construction is an asset.
    • Previous experience in Total Stations or related survey equipment, and electronic field books as they relate to either construction or land survey data collection is an asset.
    • Ability to conduct survey calculations to understand level readings is crucial.
    • Working knowledge of computer applications including MS Office: Word, Excel.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to create effective solutions to problems.
    • Good time management and organizational skills to be able to adapt to varying and tight deadlines.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills along with strong cusgtomer service and conflict resolution skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgement and sound decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbal and written, with previous experience in writing reports and maintaining logs/diaries.
    • Must hold a valid Class "G" Driver's License and a driving record acceptable to the City. A driver's abstract will be required to verify a driving record in good standing.

    Physical Demands:

    • Exposure to variety of weather conditions, noise, vibration, and unpleasent smells, etc.
    • Exposure to concrete, asphalt, dust, flying particles, etc.
    • Requires lifting, pulling, and carrying of heavy equipment and objects
    • Requires use of sledge hammers and hammers

    CSA Green Patch Safety boots are required.


    Note:  This is a contract up to 8 months

    Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm. This position may require seasonal overtime and weekends.

    Salary: $25.93/hr

    Closing Date: April 25, 2018

    Number of Openings: 1 Temporary Full-time

    Department/Division/Unit: Transportation & Works/Works Maintenance & Operations/Surveys & Inspections 

    Work Location:





    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
    We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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