Surveyor

Job Summary

Ensuring consistency of construction work with planning permits. Determining utility locations and conducting as-built surveys.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring consistency of construction work with planning permits
  • Assessing the requisite documentation that must be included with an application for a building permit.
  • Providing regulatory advice to ensure that the building permit will substantially comply with the Building Regulations
  • Ensuring that any required consent of a reporting authority is obtained and any relevant planning permit or other prescribed approval has been obtained and is consistent with the building permit application.
  • Conducting mandatory inspections of building work as it progresses. 
  • Ensuring that inspection is properly conducted and that the construction work complies with the regulations and the building permit
  • Measuring and recording any land features such as contour, location and elevation.
  • Take-off quantities from drawings and carryout continuous site measurement of construction items such as (tiling, plastering, painting ...etc.)
  • Performing basic field adjustments on data collectors, levels, compass, and tripods …etc. This would include repeating observations and steel taping.
  • Performing mathematical checks and basic surveying computations.
  • Determining utility locations and conducting as-built surveys. 
  • Supervising the measurement of cross sections and records topographic data.
  • Determining the grade and slope of existing or proposed engineering sites, sidewalks, footings, retaining walls, drainage ditches, paving, and related projects.
  • Determining and recording exact measurements of grade and alignment and preparing sketches of preliminary construction layouts.

Education Level Diploma in Civil Engineering

Experience Minimum Five years of experience in construction work.

Languages Required Good in written and spoken English language

Training Required Training courses in Surveying Techniques

Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge in Material Specifications
  • Knowledge in Building Codes
  • Knowledge in Drawing & Schematic Readings & Interpretations of Electrical, Mechanical & Structural Plans
  • Knowledge in Reading Soil Analysis Reports
  • Technical Reports
  • Knowledge in Safety Codes & Regulations
  • Knowledge of Building Permits

Behavioral Competencies: 

  • Accuracy
  • Adherence to company’s Policies and Procedures
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Change Management
  • Cost Consciousness
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Employee Development & Coaching
  • Flexibility and adaptability