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Survey Technician

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 5550596

Permanent position working 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Napier is a lively and vibrant city, offering an exceptional climate as well as plentiful opportunities for family, recreation and relaxation. Improved road and air links are helping to make Napier one of New Zealand's most popular, liveable and easily accessible cities.

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Survey Technician to join our Council's Infrastructure team. You will be responsible for ensuring the coordinated and integrated delivery of engineering survey's that support design, construction, data capture and operational activities of the Infrastructure team along with other key external stakeholders.

So who are you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person with:

  • Surveying or Engineering qualification at Diploma level or higher with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience post qualification
  • Experience in 12D, CAD software and Trimble or Leica survey equipment
  • Great enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately, without micro-management
  • Physically fit and enjoys the outdoors
  • Punctual and reliable
  • NZ Full driver license

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you! We will be interviewing applications as we receive them and may close the role when we have found the right person.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. Napier City Council is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.

Our preferred candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.