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Civil Site Surveyor – Bahamas – Reference CBCSS

Civil Site Surveyor

$75 000 – 85 000 USD plus housing allowance, company car, pension and flights / Visa

Bahamas, North America


We have a great opportunity for qualified and experienced South African candidates to join a Major Infrastructure Contractor in the Bahamas. 

Our client, specializing in a range of projects including airports, ports, roads, and site development.  They take pride in self-performing every aspect of the work to ensure quality results. Their commitment to ISO standards for quality assurance, environmental sustainability, and safety further highlights their dedication to excellence. With a focus on delivering turnkey solutions for construction and infrastructure projects.   They have also gained a reputation for meeting deadlines and budgets while consistently exceeding client expectations.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Survey / setting out Engineer
  • Setting out, levelling and surveying the site
  • Checking base stations prior to commencement of works and at regular intervals during currency of project/s.
  • Carry out pre-start OGL surveys
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations & be familiar & comfortable with Civil 3D software.
  • Ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications
  • Request appropriate information from client’s representative via RFI’s.
  • Extract setting out data from drawings (electronic or hardcopy), schedules or instructions and set out works to the required accuracy.
  • Record dimensions of hard breakout, soft spots, etc. as directed by the Site Agent.
  • Provide information to operatives to assist them to construct the works.
  • Maintain file of setting out information, calculations, as built etc.
  • Ensure setting out equipment is properly maintained and calibrated in accordance with company procedures.
  • Supersede drawings as new drawings are issued.
  • Assist Project Manager/Site Agent with site records/data base input as appropriate & required.
  • Report any safety/quality/environmental incidents or non-conformances to Project Manager/Site Agent/General Foreman.
  • Record any instructions to confirm or change setting out information via CVI’s.
  • Ensure all setting out equipment securely locked away when not in use.
  • Overseeing quality control.
  • Monitoring health and safety.
  • Keeping a site diary.
  • Arranging meetings to keep everyone involved informed of progress.
  • Resolving any unexpected technical problems.
  • Liaising between design engineers and the construction team, to ensure plans and drawings are accurate and achievable.
  • Planning and organizing work efficiently to meet deadlines is a key concern, especially when working with other consultants and/or sub-contractors engaged in a project.
  • Must be experienced with AutoCAD, robotic total stations and GPS survey / setting out tools.
  • Produce site layout drawings.

Shortlisted candidates must have relevant qualifications with a minimum of 5 years working experience with a stable track record.

SA Valid Passport essential

Call Christine to discuss this opportunity 011 440 7117 or email

 A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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