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hydrographic survey technician Verified

Posted on January 31, 2024 by Employer details NB Onoya Geomatics & Construction Surveying Ltd

Job details

  • LocationSurrey, BC
  • Salary37.00 hourly / 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • Day, Flexible Hours
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2777762





  • Bachelor's degree


3 years to less than 5 years

Green job Help - Green job - Help

The employer stated that this position is a green job, because it involves tasks and responsibilities contributing to positive environmental outcomes and helping Canada achieve its net-zero target.

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Outdoors
  • Confined spaces
  • Underground
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate



  • Conduct or direct surveys or survey programs
  • Assist in preparing rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Perform physical and chemical laboratory tests
  • Supervise oil and gas well drilling, well completions and work-overs
  • Prepare notes, sketches, geological maps and cross sections
  • Assist in hydrogeological field and laboratory studies

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Office

Field work location experience

  • Offshore
  • On land

Technical experience

  • Mapping and surveying
  • Geological sampling analysis
  • Geochemical sampling analysis
  • Geophysical prospecting analysis
  • Seismic surveying
  • Mineralogy techniques
  • Geotechnical studies
  • Spectroscopy
  • Microscopy
  • Crystallography
  • Fibre optics
  • Laser techniques
  • Nuclear radiation techniques
  • Acoustic techniques
  • Telescopy

Area of work experience

  • Data interpretation and evaluation
  • Development of methods and techniques
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Field sampling and data acquisition
  • Geological mapping
  • Industrial research
  • Instrument development
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Non-industrial research
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Regulatory investigation
  • Scientific data processing

Type of industry experience

  • Hydrographic surveying
  • Construction

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks

Own tools/equipment

  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Mask
  • Mining equipment
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Team player

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups:

Support for persons with disabilities
  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
Support for newcomers and refugees
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports newcomers and/or refugees
Support for youths
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
Support for Indigenous people
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
Supports for visible minorities
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports members of visible minorities

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

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