Licensed Cadastral Surveyor - Hamilton

Operating since 1973, BTW is an innovative, solutions-focused group of Surveyors, Planners, Engineers, Environmental Scientists, UAV pilots, 3D Scanning Specialists, and Land and GIS experts. BTW’s staff of over 65 professionals are leaders in their fields with unparalleled experience on projects, both in New Zealand and overseas. BTW’s multidisciplinary teams operate from offices in New Plymouth and Hamilton.

BTW Company (BTW) is looking to grow its Survey team and need additional NZ Licensed Cadastral Surveyors in the Waikato. This is a great opportunity for you to be a core member of our Survey team, where you will have access to the latest surveying equipment and technology including 3D Laser Scanners, UAV’s, GNSS and Total Station equipment, and you will feel that your contribution makes a tangible difference.

We have numerous exciting projects lined up for 2019 and beyond, and are looking for NZ Licensed Cadastral Surveyors to join our team. We would like you to have strong Cadastral Surveying experience but, depending on workload be flexible to deliver a wide range of Surveying projects. The role will also support, guide and mentor junior members of the Survey team.

As a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor at BTW Company you will:

  • Undertake and ensure that field and office-based survey work is performed to professional and relevant standards.
  • Undertake and manage Cadastral Surveys; including, subdivisions, E-Survey calculations, information searching and survey processing, using practical and innovative surveying solutions in a timely fashion using the latest surveying equipment and technologies.
  • Undertake Quality Assurance of scheme designs.
  • Complete compliance certifications.
  • Prepare resource consent applications, including the Assessment of Environmental Effects.
  • Prepare planning/property assessments, including reviewing and reporting on development proposals.
  • Assist with the maintenance and development of surveying procedures.
  • Undertake Engineering design and construction observation (under the direction of a suitably qualified Engineer).
  • Project manage subdivisions and other BTW projects.
  • Assist with the development of junior surveying staff.

As a Licensed Cadastrail Surveyor, you will need:

  • Bachelor of Surveying degree.
  • In excess of 3 years’ experience post qualification related to Land Surveying.
    New Zealand Licensed Cadastral Surveyor status.
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, 12D, e-surveys and dataset lodgement with LINZ.
  • Experience overseeing projects.
  • Familiarity with marketplace rules and regulations.
  • Previous experience supporting, guiding and mentoring junior surveyors.
  • Influencing and sustaining relationships with staff, customers and contractors.
  • Good spoken English and ability to articulate issues and solutions
  • Timeliness of deliverables
  • Active listening skills - giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Critical thinking - using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


BTW Company will offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration and paid overtime.
  • Flexi-time which provides an excellent work-life balance, so you can enjoy what the Waikato has to offer.
  • A fantastic employee-led Training and Development Programme.
  • An engaging Leadership Team who will support and nurture your career.


If this sounds like you, please express your interest in the role by clicking ‘Apply Now’ and attaching a
copy of your CV and covering letter explaining what you could offer BTW Company as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position

This is an ongoing vacancy and suitable candidates will be contacted within 10 business days.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please email info@btw.nz

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