Survey Technician or Licensed Cadastral Surveyor

Location: Cato Bolam - Orewa Office

Cato Bolam is a leading land development consultancy providing “start-to-end solutions” for land development, subdivision and land use projects, large and small.   Our services include planning, surveying, engineering, architecture, environmental and project management.

With more than four decades of experience we have built a reputation for providing dependable, best quality professional services, in our own friendly and approachable way. We set high standards for all aspects of our work, and clients trust us to deliver.  In an environment of ever-increasing complexity, our job is to make the complex simple, to communicate well and to achieve first-class solutions for our clients.  We listen to our client’s needs, understand those needs, and go beyond client expectations to deliver creative and inspired solutions.

At Cato Bolam our people are our strength.  Our purpose is creating great places.  Our aim is to create built and natural environments that are great places for people, communities and which create a better future.

We are a friendly team of professionals working across four offices, in Henderson, Orewa, Manukau and Whangarei, who are supportive of each other and work collaboratively whilst having fun along the way.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity in our Orewa office for an experienced Survey Technician or Licensed Cadastral Surveyor to work with our high performing survey team who are key in the delivery of all aspects of surveying for a wide range of projects rural, urban and commercial.   Being located on the urban fringe of Auckland, you can avoid the traffic and live close to the country while enjoying work in both rural and urban surveying environments to support our broad client base.  Recent urban legacy projects include; Huapai Triangle, Huapai Country Club, Fairway Bay, Riverhead South and the iconic waterways at Whitianga and Marsden Cove.  This a great opportunity to join one of NZ’s leading survey companies.

 About You

Our ideal candidate would be locally based with NZ experience in all aspects of cadastral and land development surveying for urban, rural or infrastructure projects.  You will ideally have experience working in a multi-discipline environment and be familiar with the surveying inputs to land development projects.

The team is very busy, so it is important that you have excellent communication skills and are comfortable working both autonomously and collaboratively depending on the project.

The successful candidate will have the following:

Ideally you will have minimum of 2-10 years + experience

  • Landonline experience and proven competency
  • Great communication and team working skills
  • Good experience and working knowledge of modern survey equipment
  • Ability to provide high quality service to clients
  • Ideally experience with 12D (or Civil 3D), Autocad and 12d Synergy
  • UAV surveying experience an advantage

If you possess all or most of the above skills and believe you have the qualities and experience that we seek to join our dynamic team ensuring delivery of high-quality surveying solutions and client engagement, then we would like to hear from you.

 What we offer

A career at Cato Bolam gives, not only the opportunity to continue your professional development, but to be part of a team of professionals from other disciplines leading projects from concept to completion in a supportive work environment.  We are committed to investing in our people and creating high performers.  We provide personal development plan support and mentoring to help you grow and take the next step.

This is a great opportunity to join Cato Bolam and expand your surveying horizons.  Our team is friendly, committed and we are proud of our company culture, our reputation and value each team members contributions.  An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right person along with mentoring and on-going development, in a relaxed team environment.

If you are ready for your next venture and would like the opportunity to join our team, apply NOW by forwarding your application to:

Michelle Bain, Director

09 427 0072



APPLICANTS Please note: If you are being presented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Cato Bolam.

THIRD PARTY AGENCIES Please note that CATO BOLAM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CATO BOLAM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CATO BOLAM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of CATO BOLAM.