CAD Technologist, Legal Survey

We are currently seeking an experienced CAD Technologist to join our legal survey team and work out of our Kitchener office.


Essential Responsibilities

    • You will be a key member of the OLS team working closely with an Ontario Land Surveyor, Project Managers, Survey Crew Chiefs and the Technical Sector Leader;
    • Responsible for downloading and processing collected field data and uploading coordinated layout information and preparing point plots;
    • Prepare and/or facilitate the completion of a variety of legal survey plans, reference plans, Boundary and topographic surveys, SRPRs, Strata Plans, Condominiums, grading Plans etc.;
    • Prepare subdivision plans including Lot configurations, zoning compliance, etc.;
    • Review architectural and engineering plans and prepare detailed construction layout sketches;
    • Undertake boundary calculations based on field evidence, title documents and authority plans;
    • Understand and Processing GPS data for UTM/MTM and localized datum (both ground and grid);
    • Attend and participate in project team meetings and coordinate with team members to ensure efficient and timely delivery of project deliverables;
    • Ability to read and interpret title information and understand priority of evidence;
    • Strong knowledge of AOLS standards and regulations pertaining to plan specifications; and
    • Preparation of topographic plans including contours, DTM and volume calculations.

Additional Responsibilities

    • Assist and train junior CAD staff, as required;
    • Undertake survey research (cosine, teraview, OnLand) & preparation of survey documents;
    • Detailed documentation of work procedures;
    • Automated Submission of Plans into the Land Registry system; and
    • Other related duties, as assigned.
    • High level of functionality with Civil3D CAD and Survey software i.e. TBC, Microstation, Microsurvey;
    • Minimum 5 -8 years related experience required;
    • Extensive knowledge of Ontario Cadastral surveying standards;
    • Excellent understanding or Generally accepted Survey Procedures and methodologies;
    • Degree or Diploma in Surveying, Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent experience;
    • Proven record of completing work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
    • good written and verbal communication skills;
    • Time management and organizational skills; and
    • Working knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook.

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