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Senior Surveyor

Date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 8484 

Job Category: Infrastructure 


Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. Our global network of 9,000 professionals combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects. Our corporate roots extend back more than a hundred years, and our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.  We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy.


The Hatch Thunder Bay office is growing and as a result, we are looking for dynamic individuals who are looking for challenging opportunities to grow and develop.


  • Locate, review, and research job locations for identifying landmarks, physical objects, and significant land changes that would affect the survey;
  • Keep accurate notes, records, and sketches to describe work performed;
  • Work with the survey crew, evaluate priorities and coordinate and organize the work efforts;
  • Ensure that collected information is accurate and conform to regulations and standards;
  • Consult with computer operators and assist the final production of work performed;
  • Coordinate findings of the work with engineering personnel, and others concerned with project;
  • Research previous survey evidence, maps, deeds, physical evidence, and other records to obtain data needed for surveys;
  • Determine methods and procedures for establishing or reestablishing survey control;
  • Supervise the maintenance of instruments and equipment (senior surveyor).


  • As a senior surveyor, will require a minimum of 2 years’ experience leading a survey crew;
  • Familiar with MTO, municipality engineering topographic surveys;
  • Familiar with, and proficiency in, the operation of survey equipment such as the Total Station/Data Collector, Level, and various Global Positioning System (GPS) methods;
  • Familiar with commonly used surveying terms and with the use and care of survey tools and other survey field equipment used for measuring, sighting, and leveling;
  • Familiar with the latest software for downloading survey data from data collectors;
  • Knowledge in the various methods of surveying;
  • Strong leadership skills, work ethic, and team-player attitude;
  • Strong technical, documentation, and organizational skills;
  • Strong computer skills an asset;
  • Willing to work out of town.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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