Position SURVEYOR:DEPARTMENT: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SPATIAL PLANNING

Reference number ECDE108-2019

Closing date: 01 July 2019
Division: City Planning
Section: Geomatics
Location: Pretoria Central (operating in all regions)
To be advertised Internal External
This position seeks to
attract

Job level C2/3/D1
Scale R262 344,00 – R426 720,00 per annum estimated
Remuneration package R333 914,94 – R543 134,91 per annum
Job purpose To execute all types of engineering surveys (detailed and topographical) according to
specifications and accurately, and within agreed time frames
To exercise control over field survey teams in achieving goals and process all related
engineering survey data. To apply set quality survey standards to allocated projects allocated and supplyprocessed survey and related information and plans

Appointment requirements
Appropriate three-year tertiary qualification (degree or national diploma) in
Engineering Surveying or equivalent qualification
Registration as Geomatics Technologist/Surveyor or Geomatics Technician/Survey
Technician in accordance with the Geomatics Profession Act (Act 19 of 2013)
Registration as Geomatics Technologist/Surveyor will be an added advantage.
At least two years’ relevant practical field and office experience
Experience with terrestrial scanners and LIDAR surveys will be an added advantage.
Valid Code B driver’s licence with own vehicle suitable for survey work
Computer literacy
Personal attributes
and/or competencies
Ability to work under pressure, integrity, ability to pay attention to detail, analytic
thinking, physical ability to do field work (unrestricted use of all limbs), good hearing,
eyesight and understanding of and proper response to verbal and non-verbal
communication, willingness to be exposed to extreme weather conditions, heights and
physical strain, good interpersonal relationships
Primary functions Contour surveys
Supplying engineers, town planners, traffic officers, architects and other officials with
the plans necessary for planning and control
Conducting field surveying and data collection to specified accuracy by using a total
station, levelling system and global positioning system
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Calculating information with the appropriate computer programs, using collected field
data
Detail surveys
Supplying engineers, town planners, traffic officers, architects and other officials with
the plans necessary for planning and control
Conducting field surveying and data collection to specified accuracy by using a total
station and global position system
Calculating information with the appropriate computer programs, using collected field
data
Setting out grave sites
Compiling the necessary plan of the grave positions and supplying consecutive
numbering
Engineering project surveys
Determining volumes of quarries and coal reserves
Providing and maintaining a benchmark network of heights above sea level
throughout Tshwane for use by engineers and contractors when planning and
constructing engineering services
Setting out positions and heights of structures for engineering and architectural
projects
Monitoring structural movement
Monitoring the movement of structures using total station and relevant computer
programs
Setting out sport fields
Computing the position and lay-out of sport fields with appropriate computer
programs
Pegging position and lay-out of fields
Compiling the necessary plans for future reference
Monitoring bowls greens for level
Providing support for emerging and changing survey technologies, terrestrial scanners
and LIDAR surveys
Human capital development
Training survey assistants to ensure that sound engineering survey principles and
codes of practice are adhered to
Training surveyor assistants on specialised survey equipment and software as part of
the employees’ personal development plans
Reporting and administration
Researching and recommending survey budget requirements for the senior survey
Reporting incidents and accidents to the risk-relevant Deputy Director and
Occupational, Health and Safety Officer
Reporting on projects monthly
Delegating selected responsibilities to survey assistants
Managing subordinates
Research and development as well as implementation
Keeping up with new technologies and procedures
Researching and doing literature studies on survey techniques and procedures
Liaising with relevant bodies/councils on project management
SAP S70001426
New/natural attrition Natural attrition
Enquiries C Geldenhuys (012 358 8446)/J Naledi (012 358 7687)