Building surveyor resume

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Luke McKenzie

7 Cottontail Avenue
Brisbane, QLD 4101
 Mobile: 0405 666 999
 Home: 07 5499 6699
Email: [email protected]


For the last two years I have worked as a field assistant for Building & Land Surveyors, where I have helped with small and large-scale surveying projects. I am looking to further enhance my skills and experience as a surveyor and I have had broad experience in sales and customer service, which have honed my communications skills. I have recently graduated from an Associate Degree in Geographic Information Systems course with honours.


The University of Southern Queensland
Brisbane QLD
Associate Degree in Geographic Information Systems with Honours
Graduated: 2009

Work Experience

Mar 2008 – Present: Field Assistant
Building & Land Surveyors
Carole Park QLD


  • Organising equipment and peg out site
  • Assisting surveyor with measurements
  • Providing advice to lawyers on researched issues
  • Input collected data into computer
  • Assessing building and land plans
  • Acting as occasional coordinating surveyor for projects
  • Assisting with site inspections


  • Suggested methods for streamlining processes which Land Surveyors made standard procedure
  • Responsible for overseeing smaller projects and clients
  • Employee of the month, three times
Mar 2006 – Jan 2008: Night Fill Worker
Calamvale QLD


  • Organising stock and shelving to make the store presentable
  • Stocktaking
  • Warehousing duties
Aug 2005 – Nov 2006: Video Store Clerk
Carole Park QLD


  • Serving customers and dealt with enquiries
  • Organising and stocke shelves
  • Operating till and handled cash
  • Chasing up outstanding rentals by calling customers


  • Surveying certificate
  • Full, clean driver’s licence
  • Bronze Medallion and Senior First Aid
  • Member of Queensland State Emergency Service


  • Data entry, stocktaking, invoicing and cash handling experience
  • Excellent organisational and motivational skills with a proven ability to work with and address large groups of people


  • Swimming – have worked as a surf lifesaver
  • Classical music – Beethoven is my favourite composer
  • Reading – Biographies
  • Softball – President of university softball club


George Lowndes  - Manager
Building & Land Surveyors
Phone: (02) 9999 9999 
email: [email protected]
Phillipa Moore  - Manager
Safeway, Calamvale
Email: (02) 2222 2222
Phone: [email protected]
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