Survey Party Chief
Calgary, AB
3d ago

The Opportunity :

McElhanney Ltd. has an opportunity for a Survey Party Chief to join our team in either Calgary, Lethbridge or Medicine Hat! Reporting to the Project Manager you will direct the field crew to complete projects in an accurate, timely, and efficient manner to meet contractual and legal obligations.

Within this role, you will be involved in surveying resource industry related facilities and pipelines and local construction and legal work in the Calgary area.

There is also a significant opportunity to work one some major pipeline projects situation. This is a great opportunity for an individual that is looking to grow their career in Geomatics Engineering with a well-established company.

  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be on-going and unscheduled as required.
  • Must maintain a valid class 5 operators license and a clean driving record.
  • What You’ll Be Doing :

  • Take direction from Project Manager to understand the following : project objectives, allocated budgets, goals, schedules and timeframes
  • Communicate scope and schedule information to team members, set expectations, and ensure project tasks are completed on time
  • Field completion of various types of surveys including well site(s), right of way(s), pipeline construction, urban, construction and legal
  • Liaise between Project Manager and client representative
  • Manage information flow from field to office and prepare clear, concise and accurate field notes, records and calculations
  • Ensure implementation of quality assurance, safety, and policy compliance.
  • What You’ll Bring :

  • Two-year technical diploma in Geomatics and combination of 3 years of previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience using snowmobiles and ATVs
  • Ability to travel out of town for periods of time
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Previous pipeline construction survey experience is considered an asset
  • Physical ability to work in mountainous / forested / coastal terrain and remote areas
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good attendance, sound judgment skills, and general computer knowledge.
  • What Can We Offer You?

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
  • Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
  • Extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
  • Employee & Family assistance program, which offers 24 / 7 support online or over the phone
  • A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
  • Competitive salary, participation in our generous performance bonus plan, and opportunity to join an employee-owned firm
  • Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.
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