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Senior Surveyor

Full time
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Stantec Australia
1,001-5,000 employees
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Senior Surveyor - ( 2200049R )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind .

Stantec's successful Survey & Spatial team is currently seeking an experienced Surveyor to join the team in Wellington.

The role

Stantec is recruiting an experienced Surveyor to join the team based in our Petone office and work with a group of technical professionals to deliver innovative solutions to our clients. We currently have many varied and interesting projects for experienced surveyors to come in and hit the ground running.

With Stantec’s flexibility policy we offer work from home options and flexibility in when, where and how you work. With a focus on outcomes and empowerment to choose the way you work to deliver the best outcomes for you, your team, our clients and Stantec.

Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and delivery of survey projects in Wellington with the potential to work for short term assignments out of our other offices based throughout New Zealand

  • Practical use of Leica/Trimble robotic total stations and GPS units

  • Undertake a variety of surveys including but not limited to engineering and cadastral surveys

  • The use of survey and design software including AutoCAD and 12D

  • Collaborating with team and project staff

  • Maintaining continued professional development

  • Commitment to application of work health and safety principals

Why join Stantec?

Stantec has a focus on you. You will be trusted and empowered in a role that can be tailored in a flexible way. We are a performance-based organisation where you will be recognised and rewarded for your contribution.

Your professional development is as valuable to us as it is to you, and it will be a priority. Stantec provides visible career paths in technical eminence, client & key account management, project management and people leadership. We offer meaningful opportunities to make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Protection Insurance – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel on 64 9 580 4502 or 64 27 544 2930 or apply directly online.

Note: Our Stantec offices close for Christmas on Friday 23 December 2022 and reopen on Monday 9 January 2023. During this time there will be no communication on any advertised roles. We will reconnect with you from Monday 9 January 2023.


About you

To be successful you will display:

  • Degree level qualifications in Surveying or equivalent relevant experience

  • Minimum 10 years working experience as a surveyor

  • Registration with the Cadastral Surveyor’s Licensing Board or equivalent will be highly regarded

  • Ability to lead a team of surveyors to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Knowledge, understanding, and application of technical measurement techniques and technologies.

  • Working knowledge in the use of Survey computer programs & Microsoft Office.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, broad communication, and negotiation skills.

  • Adept at working within a team environment coupled with a positive and proactive approach

  • Well-developed report writing with excellent communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • The position includes both office and fieldwork and the applicant must be physically able to stand and work in the field including in remote areas.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Wellington-Wellington

Organization : BC-3102 Transpt-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Dec 15, 2022, 8:51:19 PM

Req ID: 2200049R

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