At Alexander Symonds we offer experiences that will excite and challenge. Our people choose to lean into problems, not away from them.
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Continual improvement drives excellence at Alexander Symonds. Our people and processes are enhanced consistently through the tireless efforts of a diverse, experienced and professional team. With opportunities to work with our surveying team to our technical staff and team administrators – you’ll find an exciting and diverse career journey with Alexander Symonds.
We are passionate with total dedication to delivering great outcomes for our diverse portfolio of clients. This is reflected in our success as the number one choice for surveying consultancy in South Australia.
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YOUR CAREER JOURNEY
Our commitment to our people.
We recognise the important contribution that each of our team members make to our organisational culture. We’re committed to providing sustainable growth opportunities and fostering the career paths of our employees.
From graduates to long-standing staff, every member of the Alexander Symonds team is encouraged to engage in continuous learning and development. We value the expertise and knowledge that each member of our staff brings, and we challenge them to advance their skills and experience at every opportunity.
We have made a commitment to Learning and Development, allocating time and resources to develop our skills and knowledge and deliver the highest standards in services to our clients. Staff development is supported throughout the business with mentoring, coaching, on-the-job and formal training. As we grow, opportunities for career advancement arise and we are committed to supporting our employees in achieving their careers aspirations.
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wellbeing and assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Alexander Symonds is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to provide confidential, short-term counselling and mentoring to assist employees and their immediate families.
Mental and physical wellbeing
We have a team of qualified Mental Health First Aid Officers, trained to provide initial support and assistance to their coworkers. We have officers appointed across the team to ensure mental health support is accessible to everyone.
Our employees also receive onsite vaccinations and skin checks.
Inclusivity and diversity
As an equal opportunity employer, we embrace and value the differences in our team members’ skills, experience and backgrounds for a culture of inclusion. We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that supports gender equality, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, cultural diversity and disability.
pAID uNDERGRADUATE Support
Bridging the gap between study and work.
Are you planning to study, or currently studying surveying at TAFE or University? Alexander Symonds supports a number of students with employment while they study. We offer on-the-job training, opportunities to develop skills across multiple surveying disciplines and mentoring from award-winning industry leaders. Discover your career pathway and experience work across a variety of projects out in the field and from our Adelaide office.
- On-the-job training and support
- Mentoring from industry leaders
- Access to the latest, cutting-edge technology
- Flexible hours to suit your study
- Remote work opportunities
If you’re interested in a Paid Undergraduate Opportunity at Alexander Symonds, please submit an expression of interest here.
work EXPERIENCE program
Discover your career passions.
At Alexander Symonds we foster a learning environment and are passionate about building the surveying industry leaders of the future. Our Work Experience Program provides you the opportunity to experience multiple disciplines, including Detail Survey, Construction Survey, 3D Spatial Surveying, Cadastral Survey, Land Development, Drafting, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).
We’re committed to supporting your study journey, you’ll receive industry training in safety and mentoring from all levels of management. Alexander Symonds offers you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally; and we’ll help you find your career passions with job planning support. If you’re interested in a work experience opportunity at Alexander Symonds, please submit an expression of interest here.
Our qualified team is committed to achieving our clients’ goals. With over 140 team members, we continually invest in our people and technology and we remain at the forefront of the surveying industry.
Together, our mission is to enable our clients to achieve their project goals through providing innovative survey solutions.
Our Recruitment Team:
At Alexander Symonds, we take great PRIDE in what we do – whether we’re subdividing property, undertaking a topographic survey, or getting involved with the community.
We are committed to providing the highest-quality service to our clients, the community and each other. No matter the size or scale of your project, we are driven to achieve the best solution for you.
We value and respect ourselves, our clients and our community, and take our role in your project seriously. We are honest, open and act with integrity on every project, big or small.
At Alexander Symonds, we don’t fear change; we dare to be different and challenge the norm. We strive for continuous improvement and aspire to be original and creative in our thinking.
We exceed the expectations of our clients and community. Our team are determined to deliver professional, high quality work on every project.
We embrace excellence and use our skills, energy and resources to make our work the best it can be. Our team are exceptional in everything they do.
Are you a SURVEYOR considering a Sea Change or Tree Change?!
All our regional areas are enjoying exciting growth and development. Combining the best of both worlds – career and lifestyle!
- Mt Gambier
Alexander Symonds is a professional surveying consultancy with our head office based in Adelaide and a strong coverage across metro and regional areas of SA and Victoria with offices in Mt Gambier, Whyalla, Horsham and Mildura.
With 90 years of experience, we are proud to partner with private and government clients from various sectors including mining, energy, property, residential, commercial and civil construction. As a close-knit group, there’s a sense of team that’s rare to find.
Our regional offices are a key part of the success of the group. They enjoy outstanding client relationships and have built a wonderful reputation in their respective areas.
Due to growth, we’re now looking for qualified Surveyors in each of our regional offices. You may be a recent graduate looking to build your experience or a Surveyor with management and mentoring skills.
To learn more or to apply, send us a career enquiry.
- Various metro and regional projects
- Exciting stage of growth driving opportunity
- Strong culture and leadership support
With a number of upcoming large-scale projects we currently have excellent opportunities for surveyors of all levels.
We can offer you interesting and varied work. We specialise in all forms of surveying including land division, civil and structural construction surveys, high precision engineering and dimensional control surveys, topographic, contour and feature surveys, 3D laser scanning and UAV services.
There are a number of different working arrangements to consider including Adelaide-based metro work, short stints away (Monday to Friday) and ongoing projects in regional locations.
We have permanent regional-based roles if you’re interested too.
Regardless of the stage of your career, there may be a role to suit. We’d love to hear from:
- Graduate Surveyors
- Mid level and Senior /Project Surveyors
- Engineering Surveyors
- Licensed Surveyors.
- Surveyors interested in permanent regional opportunities.
- Degree or Diploma of Surveying – or studying towards.
- Unrestricted Australian working rights
- A current driver’s licence
Of interest for our opportunities:
- Experience using Leica survey equipment
- Experience with AutoCAD and LisCAD
- Experience in the use of 12D field – desirable but not essential.
Your ability to engage staff and demonstrate exceptional team, communication and technical detail are of course also key to the fit.
To learn more or to apply, send us a career enquiry and your resume.
Alexander Symonds is an established professional surveying consultancy based in Kent Town, Adelaide, with strong coverage across metro and regional areas of SA and Victoria.
Established in 1932, we specialise in all forms of surveying including land division, construction, high precision engineering, 3D laser scanning and RPAS services. Continually investing in our people and technology, we remain at the forefront of the surveying industry.
With over 150 team members we have a broad range or projects and opportunities. A fantastic opportunity currently exists for a Survey Drafter to join the team. Responsibilities include:
- Drafting of survey plans, including cadastral plans to Land Services SA plan presentation guidelines
- General CAD survey drafting
- Proficiency in AutoCAD
- Experience in LisCAD software, 3d CAD and visualisation – desirable but not essential
- Attention to detail and quality assurance
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
This is a wonderful opportunity to join our growing team where we foster a flexible and friendly team environment. Flexibility for part-time or some work from home options may also be available.
To learn more or to apply, send us a career enquiry.
Can’t find the perfect opportunity for you?Submit your expression of interest