Land Surveyor at Stalwart Investments Limited
Stalwart Investments Limited
Lusaka, Zambia
6d ago
source : Jobs in Zambia

Stalwart Investments Limited needs a competent and experienced Land Surveyor who is able to use specialized equipment to measure and mark property boundaries, calculating the dimensions, elevations, shapes, and contours of sites for public, government, and private development.

You must conduct surveys and perform mathematical calculations with a high level of accuracy and also be an effective researcher, since this role can involve examining historical property records and maps to determine the legal boundaries of a specific piece of land.

You will report to the Engineering Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB INCLUDE :

  • undertaking land / topographic / hydrographic / measured building surveys, using a variety of specialist equipment and technology, such as robotics and 3D scanners
  • analysing data using plans, maps, charts and software such as AutoCAD and GIS (geographic information systems) programs
  • preparing survey drawings
  • presenting data to clients and writing reports
  • advising about technical matters and whether construction plans are viable
  • The job combines working in an office with working outdoors on sites. You’ll need to travel to sites and sometimes work away from home for stretches of time.

    Depending on the piece of land and how it’s being used (eg if it has a busy, operational rail line on it), you may need to work shifts or out of hours

    You will usually perform many of the following tasks :

  • Creating reports.
  • Using GPS equipment and other tools.
  • Gathering useful landscape data.
  • Advising engineers about earth’s materials.
  • Measuring areas.
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

    Land surveyors are highly technical and mathematical, conducting accurate measurements and calculations of properties and boundaries.

    Surveyors need state certification as well as the following skills :

  • Degree in land surveying or civil engineering with a surveying option ;
  • Must have at least 3+ years land surveying experience ;
  • Experience reading and understanding drawings and maps ;
  • Strong technical knowledge ;
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure ;
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
  • Skills

  • Measuring skills land surveyors should have extensive experience performing complex measurements, specifically those related to elevation and angles as well as distances
  • Mathematics this role requires many mathematical calculations, so land surveyors should be skilled with geometry and trigonometry
  • Research skills because they frequently need to consult historical and legal records, land surveyors should possess excellent research and data-gathering skills
  • Attention to detail this role requires a high level of attention to detail, since many people rely on the accuracy of a land surveyor’s measurements and calculations for construction projects, mineral resource claims, and land sales
  • Communication skills land surveyors should be effective written and verbal communicators, since they need to work with project personnel, land owners, and public records offices
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