Construction Surveyor/Civil Coordinator - North Vancouver, B.C

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Construction Surveyor/Civil Coordinator - North Vancouver, B.C

NAC is currently seeking a Construction Surveyor/Civil Coordinator to join our Capilano Raw Water Pump Station project in North Vancouver, B.C.
5077 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K4

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Construction Surveyor/Civil Coordinator will provide field surveying support and project coordination services to the project management team and Head Office departments. 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Field surveying using Trimble GPS and Total Station
  • Layout, control and reading/interpreting as-built drawings
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations and other geodetic measurements
  • Verify accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at site
  • Calculate heights, depts., relative positions, property lines and other characteristics of terrain
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, data, plots, reports, records and documents related to surveys
  • Effectively interact with other key NAC jobsite personnel working in a team environment
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Contract drawings and specification interpretation
  • Document control
  • Coordinate the contractor’s review of shop drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with contractual requirements
  • Liaise with design firms to assist in the coordination of constructability, questions (RFI process) and the coordination of additional work
  • Assist with project cost budgets and maintain programs to meet projected forecasts
  • Coordination and instruction of all subcontractors under the direction of the Project Manager and/or Superintendent
  • Participate in become knowledgeable with NAC'S Health & Safety policies and procedures, as per the roles and responsibilities within the HSE Manual.

The successful Candidate Will Possess:

  • Construction related formal education program – civil/structural/geotechnical degree/diploma or an equivalent combination of technical training & experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of construction surveying experience using Trimble GPS and Total Station and possess strong project coordination skills
  • Must be well versed in interpreting civil and structural drawings and proficient in layouts
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft software such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and organizational skills
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision
  • The ability to travel with NAC within Canada
  • The ability to work overtime, as required
  • Valid WHMIS, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Fall Arrest certificates are required

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.