Land Surveyor In Training
Oakville, ON
1d ago

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We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable
  • Oakville, ON

    WSP is currently seeking a Surveyor In Training to join our Geomatics Team, located in Oakvile, ON.


  • Perform land surveys;
  • Analyze and review data gathered by field crews to ensure completeness and accuracy of survey information;
  • Use survey data to generate coordinate files for use in determining property lines, benchmarks, topographical features, cross-

  • sections, field notes, quantities of materials used, and metes and bounds descriptions;
  • Prepare scale drawings and plans for various construction projects, rights-of-way, easements, or boundary determinations;
  • Prepare and reviews easements, property descriptions, plans, ordinances, and agreements;
  • Research ownership, right-of-way, and other property issues;
  • Interpret maps, construction drawings, and legal descriptions;
  • Perform complex mathematical calculations using Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry;
  • Perform related work as assigned;
  • Provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles, theories, and methods used in the measurement or determination of land boundaries, distances, elevations, areas, angles, and other features of the earth’s surface;
  • Knowledge of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry;
  • Skilled in using various Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) applications;
  • Skilled in the collection, analysis, and reporting of complex numerical data;
  • Skilled in established and maintaining effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to properly maintain complex engineering files and records;
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, plats, sketches, field books, and construction drawings;
  • Ability to adhere to the principles and practices of professional land surveying;
  • Ability to use CAD, GIS, and other survey-related software;
  • Ability to use a hand-held calculator;
  • Ability to conduct research with legal documents.

    Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.

    This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

    WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

    WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

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