Geomatics Engineering Technologist (C1237)

by City of London

Reference #: COL01365-4289
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2023
City of London

Job Description

Summary of Duties

Reports to and under the general supervision of the Division Manager, Geomatics and the City Surveyor, supports legal survey and civil engineering undertakings, maintains legal and engineering plan and geospatial databases of municipal assets including of municipal property, roadways, sewers, water supply, streetlights, traffic signals and provides property ownership information related to legal title, boundaries and property descriptions.  

Work Performed

Performs cadastral and topographic surveys required to produce legal and engineering plans using total station and GPS technology; processes compiles and edits data from multiple sources and produces the plans to the required specifications.

Prepares detailed engineering base, construction, and as-built drawings to Design Specifications and Requirements Manual and drafting standards for capital works and infrastructure replacement projects using engineering design software. 

Configures electronic surveying equipment and customizes engineering design software necessary to efficiently produce the required products.  

Assists the City Surveyor with legal boundary and real property matters by performing detailed title searches, investigates and advises on matters of property ownership, determines extent of road widening and easement impacts to property, prepares legal descriptions, requisitions road dedication bylaws, approves legal survey plans for registration and approves road widening transfers.

Examines engineering as-built record drawings containing municipal infrastructure including sewer, water, traffic signal and streetlights to ensure conformance with City standards. 

Maintains Engineering Plan File and Master Plans electronic databases.

Provides municipal services records and information to developers, consultants, the public, the City’s Locate Service Provider, and other levels of Government.

Circulates and compiles responses for Property Inquiry Liaisons on behalf of Environment and Infrastructure Division.

Prepares maps, graphs, charts, presentation graphics, legal survey, engineering and technical drawings to client specifications using AutoCAD Civil 3D and ESRI ArcGIS technology.

Works as a GIS data steward to acquire, create, update, and manipulate geospatial data stored in an enterprise GIS system adhering to corporate data models. 

Performs data conversions and file translations using various software tools ensuring data integrity is maintained. 

Gives advice on the interpretation and application of the policies, standards, methods and procedures of the Division to consultants, developers, contractors, and members of the public and to other divisions, and government bodies.

Assists with quality assurance/quality control procedures to ensure data accuracy, reliability, and compliance with corporate standards.

Maintains a working knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Regulations for construction projects, identifies problems to contract administrator on site.

Performs related duties as assigned.


Completion of a three year Community College Diploma in Civil Engineering (Surveying), 


equivalent completion of three years of post-secondary education in Surveying, Geomatics, GIS or related subject.   

Three years of related experience performing cadastral and engineering surveys and preparing legal, topographical and civil engineering plans using AutoCAD Civil3D Experience using ESRI ArcGIS is an asset.

Specialized Training & Licenses

Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:

  • Cadastral or Civil Engineering surveying experience with demonstrated proficiency using AutoCAD Civil 3D or ESRI ArcGIS.

  • Valid Driver's Licence-Class G

Compensation and Other Information

$51,184 - $73,508 (Level 12)

This posting is for Geomatics.

This posting is for 2 positions.

Other Information:
Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.

NOTE:  Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.

Our hiring process is in accordance with the Mandatory Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Administrative Policy


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Application Contact Information

Company Name:   City of London
Application URL: Click here to apply online