Surveying Assistant LRT
Kiewit Corporation
Ottawa, ON, CA
5d ago

Kiewit is currently looking for two Surveying Assistants to work hand-in-hand with our field surveyors, CAD technicians and survey managers on the LRT project in Ottawa.

We are looking for motivated candidates interested in a long term career in the construction indsutry. Resposibilities include but are not limited to :

Responsibilites :

  • Examine / inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracis, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered.
  • Take corrective actions as needed.

  • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
  • Understand and respond approprately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e back-up alarms, smell of smoke, warning sirens)
  • Assist in planning, diagramming and lay-out for surveyor work
  • Read and understand plans and project specifications. Visualize two dimnesional drawings in three dimensions
  • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop sufficient understanding of various labor assignments to be able to work for several hours without supervision.
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strenghts and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Learn to observe funstioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement.
  • Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds or more
  • Move in around and under confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas
  • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds
  • Use appropriate hand and power tools to perform a variety of functions, including but not limites to, digging, spreading and levelling dirt and gravel, using pick,shover and wheelbarrow, lift and carry building materials, tools and supplies.
  • Working Environment, Job Requirements and Physical Demands :

  • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
  • Be motivated and productive
  • Perform all other job specific duties asked by the supervisor
  • Ability to work in conditionscommon to a construction site including but not limited to rain, sleet, snow, dust, mud, heat, sun, cold, noise
  • Ability to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work up to a 12 hour shift
  • Ability to left 50 pounds
  • About Kiewit

    As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference.

    We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water / wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining.

    Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture.

    A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the Top 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record
  • Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row
  • Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between
  • RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines
  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs
  • Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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