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Surveying Student

PCL Construction

  • Posted on: September 20, 2022

Surveying Student

The future you want is within reach.

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We’re a community of builders committed to building better communities. That’s why we’re always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what’s next in our industry.

We’re also looking at what’s next for you and how we can help you build a career you’re proud of. As a student at PCL, you will get the opportunity for challenging work assignments in a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth.

We are seeking a Surveying Student within our Canadian Buildings Division – Toronto District to work on some of the most exciting project currently underway specifically in the Greater Toronto Area. We are looking for students that are available for a minimum of 4 months starting in January 2023. 


As a Surveying Student, and depending on your assigned project, here’s how you will contribute to the team:


  • Contributes to day-to-day layout and grading tasks
  • Helps monitor quality control in compliance with contract documents
  • Assists in managing surveying for project layout and conformance
  • Marks and labels survey points and record field data according to job specifications
  • Participates in creating and maintaining survey models
  • Understands coordinate systems, scale factors, design requirements and engineered forming systems
  • Assists in creating survey notes and recording field data


  • Candidates must have a strong desire to work in a construction environment
  • Understanding basic surveying principles with a practical approach
  • Familiar with construction plans such as structural, architectural and shop drawings
  • Application of various computer software programs will be required, including word processing, spreadsheet applications and drafting (AutoCAD, Revit, etc.)
  • Student must be in a recognized drafting, architectural, engineering or construction management program
  • Experience with operating total stations and survey equipment/GPS for layout and as-built purposes

Next Step:

  • If your passion, values, and vision match ours, we would love to hear from you. Candidates selected to move forward to the next stage of the recruitment process will receive an email to complete a short online video interview.


PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.

Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.


Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 01/03/2023

Employee Status: Internship Full-Time

Company: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario

Job: Surveying Student

Requisition: 2208

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