Woodbridge, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Urban Transportation Systems

Survey Manager

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.

Survey Manager plays a large role in the success and accuracy of the Finch West LRT project - a transformative transit infrastructure system for the Toronto Area. The Survey Manager will be involved in contractual requirements, design review and field survey operations. They will be responsible for crew performing legal surveying in the completion of large complex projects, through the application of technical knowledge and the optimal utilization of staff and equipment.


Key Responsibilities  

  • Coordinates and supervises the survey crew
  • Coach and mentor junior surveyors
  • Provides directions on the safe operation of all types of survey equipment
  • Ensure work in the field is completed in an efficient and professional manner
  • Ensure compliance with WCB regulations, company safety policies and communicate safety issues
  • Coordinate and undertake planning and implementation of survey requirements to facilitate construction activities
  • Define technical scopes and subcontracts
  • Understand all aspects of the project specifications
  • Conduct design review to ensure the accuracy of the files prior to being used for survey field calculations
  • Coordinate with the designer the file types required for survey operations
  • Ensure drawings beings used are the latest, and correct drawings
  • Provide layout at various stages of construction
  • Prepare work plans and stakeout packages for construction survey field crews
  • Ensure construction survey for both temporary and permanent work elements are correct
  • Know and understand all aspects of the project specifications pertaining to project survey
  • Attend scheduling meetings with the project disciplines and coordinate subsequent survey activities
  • Perform quality assurance and quality control checks to validate daily survey tasks
  • Research and implement new technologies
  • Maintain and verify high accuracy control network
  • Ensure equipment and tools are well maintained and free of defects
  • Equipment procurement, maintenance, calibrations and capital expenditure planning
  • Maintain accurate survey records, documentation and stamped submittals
  • Responsible for providing existing field conditions information to project engineers and management
  • Provide clear communication with client, design team and construction team in a professional manner
  • Manage As-Built information and digital records

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Surveying or Geomatics
  • Qualified and Licensed Land Surveyor is an asset (LSIT or CST)
  • Knowledge of survey practices, standards and laws
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Construction surveying
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in lead surveyor/ crew chief or management role
  • Microstation and Civil 3D Proficiency required
  • 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
  • Experience with MTO survey and design standards
  • General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil / structural work standards and practices
  • Knowledgeable in construction plan reading, attention to detail and project plans


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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