Senior Engineering Surveyor

Posted 5 months ago


To measure and collect data on specific areas of land to meet project objectives.


  • Verify the accuracy of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted on site by the contractor
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed
  • Calculate heights, depths, relative positions, property lines and other characteristics of terrain as required by individual projects
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports, and legal descriptions to describe , certify, and assume liability for work performed
  • Conduct and record the results of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimension of land or land features and submit in the formats required by the engineers to conduct their designs
  • Establish fixed points for making use in making maps, using geodetic or engineering instruments
  • Develop criteria for survey methods and procedures to suit specific project requirements
  • Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments
  • Do any ad-hoc office duties as assigned by the Senior Land Surveyor


  • BSc (Surveying), BTech (Surveying) degree or equivalent
  • Must be professionally registered with relevant Professional Bodies as a PLS (Professional Surveyor)
  • Minimum 5 years in engineering land surveying, directly related to construction of municipal services
  • Design compliance standards
  • Must be proficient with MS Office, MS Project, Model maker and any other relevant design software
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Sound knowledge and understanding engineering and labour law.


  • Can take decisions and demonstrate accountability and integrity.
  • Can negotiate, influence and persuade stakeholders in projects to achieve positive solutions to any challenges which may arise
  • Can troubleshoot and strategize in order to meet the long-term vision of the company.
  • The ability to see details at close range
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern
  • Deductive reasoning- the ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
  • Oral and written comprehension and expression


If you are not contacted as a short-listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Candidates are invited to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s licence (no original certificates). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered. 

Closing Date: 1 March 2024

Advert Reference No: KC-ES

Completed applications can be hand- delivered or e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

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