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Surveying Engineer

Arab Center for Engineering Studies

Job Description and Requirements
Job Summary:

Conduct measurements of property lines, survey the curves and contour of the ground, and evaluate construction zones before construction begins. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Managerial Duties:

  • Implement section’s policies, goals, objectives, and procedures and support in their development as needed.
  • Oversee the implementation of operations plans, policies, procedures, and transition/migration plans.
  • Market the Department in coordination with the Department Manager and marketing in charge.

Technical Duties:

  • Receive surveying job, fully understands the requirements and specifications of particular project and plans accordingly for required manpower, equipment and field work.
  • Conduct surveys on land sites and properties.
  • Examine previous records and evidence to ensure data accuracy.
  • Use equipment and tools to accurately measure land features.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to field staff.
  • Collect data on customer demographics, preferences.
  • Supervise and coordinate the survey staff on the project in addition to normal survey and CAD works.
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare survey proposals or to direct others in survey proposal preparation.
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data to determine positions, shapes, and elevations of geomorphic and topographic features.
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and architectural personnel, clients, and others concerned with projects.
  • Determine longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS), Select the control point (BM) by GPS or global positioning system.
  • Direct and conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles.
  • Establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys to describe, certify, and assume liability for work performed.
  • Create maps and graphs, using GIS software and related equipment.
  • Organize and maintains all equipment and vehicle records.
  • Perform in house maintenance and calibration of minor survey instruments.
  • Saving and maintaining all the information and data of current and previous projects and archiving properly.
  • Decide on Project execution methods, Team members coordination, Work tools handling.
  • Any duties or responsibilities assigned by the management.
  • Report on survey results and present findings to clients.

Reporting To:

  • Surveying Technical Section Head, Surveying Operation Section Head / Survey Department Manager

Job Requirements:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Surveying, Civil Engineering or any related field.
  • 0-2 years of experience in the field of Surveying.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Previous experience as a surveyor or in a similar role.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Engineering Measurements.
  • Engineering Applications of GIS.
  • Good mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Fundamentals of Theodolite.
  • Total Station Survey System (TSSS) Survey Specifications.
  • Application of Geometric Principles.
  • Using ICT in Surveying.
  • Fundamentals of Geology.
  • Simple Engineering Geological Models in Plan and Cross Section.
  • Fundamentals Mathematics, calculations, Statistics, and Data Analysis.
  • Occupational Safety.
  • A good understanding and demonstrative experience of modern survey instrumentation (GPS, Laser
  • Scanner, Drone….etc.); Working principles of equipment being used.
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