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Construction Surveyor - St. John's, NL

05 Jun 2020 4:05 PM | Anonymous

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Farrell’s Excavating has operated on the Avalon and surrounding areas for over 25 years. The company started small and has worked to become one of the largest asphalt and gravel suppliers in the province. In that time, the technology for heavy equipment has improved immensely.

FEL has a full fleet of GNSS machine control heavy equipment. These systems include grade indicate excavators, semi robotic motor graders and Atlantic Canada’s second fully robotic mmGNSS slip form curb machine. These systems require RTK GNSS signal for the duration of the machinery’s operation. To correctly maintain and utilize this equipment a successful hire would need to be able to adapt to a rapidly evolving digital environment on many heavy civil construction projects.

Skills/ Attributes:

1. operation of GNSS survey equipment, with some minor use of pipe lasers and optic levels

2. construction survey experience including but not limited to:

· control location and site set-up

· stake-lathe layout

· topo and auto-topo data gathering

· site services structures and pipe layout

· data management

3. able to use Autodesk Civil 3d in both 2d and 3d environments

4. file/data management skills

5. knowledge in MS office, pdf editors, file management and other standard office software

6. interpret project plans and specifications

7. ability to work outside during regular working hours, including evenings and weekends with travel outside of St. John’s where applicable

8. must possess a valid drivers licence and provide a clean drivers abstract

Key responsibilities:

· Set-up GNSS units from geodetic or other control monuments over sites of varying complexity and size

· Layout of civil related construction elements on worksites using GNSS and traditional methods

· Conduct survey work including topo and auto-topo, site service as-builts, change order layout etc

· Create basic 3d models within Autodesk Civil 3d from vector PDF’s, original source DWG files, or from field survey data

· Perform calibrations on machine control motor graders and upload design files

· Import/Export data for Machine control and field survey layout following a standard across all projects

Other responsibilities:

· Rapidly adjust design 3d models in the field, based on RFI’s scope changes or other directives

· Prepare large data sets for export into GPS data collectors in an organized manner

· Utilize Advanced MS excel abilities. Index/Match, If, pivots tables, look-ups etc

· Compute results in Civil 3d for bulk earthworks analysis on stockpiles, progress of an active construction sites and quarry operations

Education & Experience:

1. Post-secondary education in a heavy construction related trade (Civil, Geomatics etc)

2. 3+ years experience in heavy civil surveying including using GNSS equipment

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