Licensed Surveyor

Licensed Surveyor

A vacancy exists for a qualified and experienced Licensed Surveyor to join TGM’s team of skilled specialists in engineering, surveying and town planning.

TGM Group is a genuine market leader across the core disciplines of Civil, Structural and Hydraulic Engineering, Surveying and Town Planning.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Licensed Surveyor to join our Geelong Office on a full time basis.

The role involves undertaking a range of topographical, cadastral, engineering and construction surveys, producing accurate survey computations/plan preparation, as well as ensuring the quality of assigned projects and maintaining professional relationships with clients and relevant authorities and stakeholders.

If you hold a Bachelor degree in Surveying, are currently registered as a Licensed Surveyor and have extensive experience and knowledge of both cadastral and engineering surveying, legislation and subdivision consultancy work, we’d like to hear from you.

A negotiable package will be provided, taking into consideration experience and qualifications. Please refer to the position description for responsibilities and key skills/competencies required.


The primary functions of this role include the following key objectives;

  • Deliver professional topographical, cadastral, engineering and construction surveying services to a broad range of clients,
  • Ensure all records and documentation meets TGM’s professional standards prior to being issued, incl. statutory requirements,
  • Professionally manage the relationship between the company and assigned clients,
  • Work within project teams to ensure that the expected outcomes for clients and key stakeholders are
  • Deliver projects on time and within budget,
  • Liaise with client, government authorities, service authorities and other internal/external stakeholders,
  • Participate in and contribute to, the on-going improvement of the survey department’s professional services and systems,
  • Maintain TGM’s professional standards, meeting company objectives in relation to budget targets, service quality, company reputation, OHS and environmental standards.


  • Manager – Survey (Office)


The primary responsibility under the direction of the Manager – Survey (Office) is providing a range of professional surveying services, including (but not limited to):

  • Undertaking a range of topographical, cadastral, engineering and construction surveys,
  • Producing accurate survey computations and data for the preparation of plans and associated documentation and where necessary prepare/draft survey plans (both computer generated and hand drafted) and associated documents to a high professional standard; ensuring all documentation is checked and meets TGM standards prior to release,
  • Workflow management of assigned surveying projects, ensure effectiveness, quality and profitability of completed projects, including project follow-up to monitor project deliverables and client satisfaction levels, and designs are completed on time within budget,
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with assigned clients, ensuring their projects are delivered in a timely manner and on budget,
  • Manage client relationships and maintain appropriate professional relationships and networks within the industry to ensure TGM retains a high level of respect and regard,
  • In conjunction with the Manager – Survey (Office), identify new business opportunities and assist with the pursuit of the opportunities as directed,
  • Achieving monthly work outputs as designated by the Manager – Survey (Office),
  • Supporting other TGM departments and offices with surveying services when required,
  • Ensure TGM’s professional standards are maintained and company objectives in relation to budget targets, service quality, company reputation, OHS and environmental standards are met and take responsibility for compliance with external and internal standards,
  • Perform all work in a manner that is safe and without risk to themselves or other team members,
  • Maintenance and care of survey equipment and field vehicles.


As directed by the Manager – Survey (Office), this position has the authority to take any reasonable action that is consistent with the responsibilities of the position and required to ensure safe and efficient delivery of work, subject to any limitations imposed by management and/or company policies and procedures.


The Manager – Survey (Office) may apply KPI’s or other performance measures to the objectives implicit in the role. These KPI’s may be in relation to (but not limited to) issues such as:

  • Maintaining agreed minimum personal ‘billable hours efficiency rate’ – Target …%
  • High level, professionally accurate surveying services.
  • Maintaining a high professional standard in relation to surveying documentation.
  • Delivering projects in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Ensure compliance against all relevant local, state and federal Acts.
  • Achieving high levels of Client satisfaction.
  • Compliance with TGM Quality, OH&S, Environmental, Corporate, Financial and Human Resources management systems.

    Key attributes required for this role include:

    • A logical and methodical professional with the ability to plan and execute processes to achieve project requirements,
    • An effective decision maker,
    • A commitment to high quality product and service delivery with a critical eye for detail and
      accuracy, and determined approach to work (i.e. go the extra mile),
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work within multiple project teams, with competing demands/priorities to enable the survey teams to take projects through to a satisfactory conclusion,
    • The ability to manage priorities in a changing environment with an emphasis on meeting client requirements within tight timeframes and deliver projects within budget constraint,
    • The ability to understand the importance of monitoring the progress and financial status of projects on a regular basis,
    • Exceptional customer service and client communication skills, with a professional approach to maintaining relationships,
    • Willingness to travel and work in different locations when required.


    At least 2 to 4 years as a Licensed Surveyor.


    The ability to manage own day-to-day activities in line with the Manager – Survey (Office) directions, and able to demonstrate;


      At least 2 to 4 years Party Leading experience, within Australia, in topographical, engineering, cadastral and construction surveying,

    • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal, with a demonstrated ability to provide effective professional consulting services to clients, authorities, government agencies, and other related consultancies,
    • Extensive experience with GPS and terrestrial survey equipment,
    • High proficiency in all aspects of survey measurement and recording,
    • A proven record of “Job Ownership”; i.e. managing survey projects form commencement to successful completion,
    • High level of field based problem solving abilities,
    • Survey drafting experience, preferably with AutoCAD
    • Experience with survey computations programs, preferably Civil 3D,
    • Some experience with stakeholder relationship management,
    • Experience in (and clear understanding of) Quality, OH&S and Environmental management systems and the associated legislative compliance framework and expectations.

    Business Development

    • Assist with developing and growing the surveying group’s business portfolio, by having the ability to build, maintain and enhance professional relationships with current and potential business partners, clients and other relevant stakeholders as well as allied professionals.


    • A Bachelor degree in Surveying.
    • Current registration as a Licensed Surveyor with the Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria.

      • Experience within an engineering consulting practice. Personal presentation is of a high professional standard. Willingness to travel to different locations if required.
      • A valid Australian driver’s license.
      • Ability to legally work within Australia.


      For more information or to apply for the role please contact:

      PO Box 563W
      Ballarat West Vic 3350


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