Date:  Jan 13, 2021

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Junior and Senior Surveyor

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview

Want to work at Aecon? Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher.


Aecon is currently seeking a Junior and Senior Surveyor to join the Finch West LRT Project- a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area. The Surveyors will responsible for the consistent, reliable and efficient translation of plans into field layout for operations, planning and engineering. The individual will provide technical information to the operations management team and crews in order for them to be effective in their work.


Key Responsibilities

  • Complete various field survey requests and measurements as assigned
  • Setup and configure survey equipment
  • Ensure equipment is maintained and calibrated
  • Provide work control lines that are required for accurate measurement and correct installation by field staff
  • Maintain and verify provided control network
  • Coordinate and undertake planning and implementation of survey requirements to facilitate construction activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of potential field problems, quantity calculations and quality control
  • Provide cut / fill grids for earthwork operations
  • Perform layout work at various stages of construction as specified by the survey manager
  • Check as-built conditions that require the use of surveying techniques
  • Maintain accurate survey records, documentation and stamped submittals
  • Monitor work being completed in the field where surveying techniques are required
  • Communicate with operations, engineers and subcontractors to complete surveying tasks
  • Manage As Built information and digital records
  • Maintain accurate field notes and survey reports  

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Surveying or Geomatics
  • Knowledge of survey practices and standards
  • Junior Surveyor: Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in Construction surveying industry
  • Senior Surveyor: Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in Construction surveying industry
  • Familiar with wide range of survey duties including earthwork, structural, utility and control
  • Must have a solid understanding of safety requirements on an active construction site and applicable safety policies
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in the use of office, data, surveying and engineering based software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of engineering design and survey methods
  • GPS and total station experience required


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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