Surveyor In Training

Antigonish or Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Strum is currently looking to expand our Surveying division and has an opening in our Antigonish office for a Surveyor in Training to join our team.

About Strum Consulting:

Strum Consulting is a 150-person company with diverse projects throughout Atlantic Canada. Strum provides engineering, surveying, and environmental services for a range of clients in the fields of renewable energy, transportation, contaminated sites, and property development.

Since 1995, Strum has provided a work environment that encourages career development while maintaining a work/life balance. We offer competitive pay, a dynamic work environment, an excellent benefits package, and we currently have offices in several cities throughout Atlantic Canada.

A day in your life at Strum:

  • A combination of office and fieldwork.
  • Fieldwork consisting of completing boundary, subdivision, and topographic field surveys.
  • Fieldwork consisting of construction layout and quality control.
  • Office work consisting of subdivision lot design and resolving boundary solutions.
  • Preparing detailed survey approach and calculations on assigned projects.
  • Identifying and undertaking required surveying research.
  • Translating and processing field data.
  • Completing detailed drawings, reviewing milestones, and finalizing drawings.
  • Coordinating and directing AutoCAD drawing preparation.
  • Attending meetings with contractors, regulatory agencies, and clients.
  • Using software tools such as AutoCAD daily.

What you bring to Strum:


  • A degree in Surveying/Geomatics or a diploma and CBEPS certificate.
  • 2 years of relevant land surveying work experience, though recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Nova Scotia Land Surveyor and or Candidate.
  • Knowledgeable in the statutes, regulations, and practices of the Nova Scotia Land Surveyors Act, Municipal Government Act, Land Titles Act, Public Lands Act, and Surveys Act.
  • Attention to detail and proficiency in using software tools is a must.
  • Strong organizational, communication, documentation, and technical skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment.
  • Comfortable meeting with clients and exploring new business opportunities.
  • A strong and competent team player, with the willingness to continuously grow and learn.
  • Strong sense of professionalism when interacting with co-workers, clients, and landowners
  • Strong computer operating skills including MS Office.
  • Demonstrated accuracy, neatness, and professionalism in the completion of survey projects and plan preparation.
  • Strong problem-solving skills

What’s in it for you:

  • The opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting projects, including new and upcoming technologies.
  • Interaction with a diverse client base.
  • A team environment where your input will be noticed and valued.
  • Collaboration and room for professional development and career growth.
  • Dynamic and flexible work arrangements.

Compensation and Benefits package:

Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Company Heath and Medical benefits after trial period.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

Strum Consulting is committed to creating a culture of diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. Strum Consulting welcomes qualified candidates from all ethnicities, religions, colours, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age or people with disabilities. We encourage applicants from minority groups, women, racialized groups, Indigenous heritage and LGBTQIA+ community to self identify. Please contact us at if any accommodations are required at any stage of the hiring process.

Health and Safety:

Strum Consulting prioritises the health and safety of its employees and it is a core value in our culture. Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety and taking courses on WHMIS as well as First Aid and CPR is mandatory.

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