Geomatics Survey Technician

Technical · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Technical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Annis O’Sullivan Vollebekk (AOV) is a privately-owned, independent, multi-disciplined Professional Land Surveying firm based in the Ottawa area, offering clientele a wide range of services in topographic, hydrographic, cadastral, geodetic and engineering surveys.

In addition to providing for a full range of land development consulting services, including severances, subdivision design & layouts, and condominiums projects, AOV also plays a key role in creating strata-ownership and easement limits for multi-use developments and the local LRT initiative.

Our employees come to work everyday doing something that they know really matters – they help ensure homes, condos and other new or existing construction are laid out in compliance with designs and drawings and municipal requirements. We also help our clients to understand where their property boundaries are which can lead to keeping the peace between neighbours!

We are looking for a Geomatics Survey Technician who is creative and passionate about developing drawings and understanding calculations! Help us move forward as we continue to be the leader in best practices within our industry. 


  • Evaluate field data, formulate preliminary and detailed designs and drawings for various engineering and planning projects using information from field data and existing survey information
  • Draw diagrams, profiles, plans using cross-sections and surveys to represent elevations, topographical contours and structures
  • Research background information to show on legal plans
  • Review Title, legal plans, parcel identifier, and other documents from the Land Registry 
  • Determine relevant information from underlying plans or documents to show on legal plans
  • Produce detailed and concise drawings and plans with technical accuracy under the direction of the Project Manager
  • Decipher information from preliminary data, field notes, sketches, GPS and total station data in order to create accurate drawings and plans
  • Assist in reviewing survey returns for accuracy and completeness


Knowledge and Education

  • Degree or Diploma in Geomatics or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience

Skills and Experience

  • 3 – 5+ years of experience
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroSurvey and/or Coordinate Geometry Software
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Can mentor and direct junior staff on the various projects
  • Ability to gather information required to be provided to the field staff on any given project

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in a client facing role
  • Time spent in the field either working as a Survey Assistant or Crew Lead  

Ready to apply?

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to build a career in the Geomatics industry, submit your resume by Applying for this Job.

We welcome applications from all interested candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Annis O’Sullivan Vollebekk is an equal opportunity employer and accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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