Construction Surveyor


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Construction, Trades & services

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Waimate, Canterbury 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

Ready to take your experience to new heights?
Want to work on the most exciting projects?
Make 2019 the year you grow your career!

We are looking for a qualified, experienced Construction Surveyor to join our Christchurch team.

As Surveyor you will be responsible for the set-out of construction jobs from detailed plans provided by the client. In addition, you will at times survey and produce plans in preparation for construction and pricing. You will also support the Contracts team with volume calculations of works completed ready for claiming. Working at some of the most exciting, high-profile sites in the Canterbury region, you will but visiting both urban and rural sites and guiding crews on your plans.

Other duties include:

  • Using surveying instruments and equipment, including GPS, Robotic Total Stations, lasers, and 3D Machine Control.
  • Taking and loading Machine Control Survey Data onto the machine computers.
  • Assisting on-site with set outs, heights, and survey control.
  • Management of GPS Machine Control and Machine Guidance System assets.
  • Assisting Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, and Management with variations and payment claims.
  • Ensuring survey equipment is maintained, calibrated, and kept in good working order.

About You

Due to the nature of this role and the level of responsibilities, you will bring at least 3 years of proven construction surveying experience within New Zealand. You will also hold a relevant qualification, with a preference for a New Zealand Certificate in Engineering (NZCE).

Additionally, you bring to the role:
  • Experience with CAD software, preferably AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • An eye for detail and accuracy
  • Can communicate effectively with a diverse range of people

In return, you will have access to a company vehicle and work with a fun, collaborative team.

Don't let this opportunity pass you by - apply today!

Company Info
Rooney Earthmoving Ltd PO Box 2159, Washdyke, Timaru 7940
Waimate, CA, New Zealand

Phone: 03 687 4699
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