We are currently looking for a hands-on Survey Manager to play a large role in the success and accuracy of our projects.
You will have responsibilities over field survey operations, contractual requirements, and model design. To be successful in this role you will need to have a hands-on approach and ability to perform all surveyor functions.
Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities.
We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada.
We currently have work all across the country in large cities and small towns, so our people must be willing to go where the work is.
Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date. Must be able to travel and relocate as business requires.
Some of our current projects locations include, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
Field Survey Operations :
Establish a project survey plan and outline specific field and office procedures
Oversee the operation with periodic reviews of record keeping, field procedures and survey audits to ensure that all work is performed in an efficient and professional manner
Maintain the official set of plans for the survey department
Provide weekly staff training sessions to ensure a competent and qualified staff
Know and understand all aspects of the project specifications and tolerances
Responsible for providing existing field conditions information to engineering and for maintaining As-built drawings for the project
Set up and ensure accuracy of machine controls
Solid understanding and ability to troubleshoot Trimble systems
Contractual Requirements :
Includes knowing the requirements for the project, what specific surveys are required for the design, as-built, monumentation and layout.
Design Model Review :
Conducted to ensure the accuracy of the files prior to being used for survey field calculation.
Coordinate with the designer the file types required for survey operations
Establish regular meetings with the designer to review and plan for design survey requests and design model file progression.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred
Must hold a Valid Professional Surveying License
5-10+ years of experience in Construction Survey experience in projects, bridge and structural experience will be beneficial
General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for civil / structure work standards
Knowledgeable in construction plan reading
Knowledge of various Survey instruments including Trimble Total Station, Cat Machine Controls Modeling, Lieca and both GPS RTK rovers and robotic total stations
Basic computer skills in Microsoft excel and Trimble Business Center / Microstation skills desired
Basic knowledge of CAD programs a plus
Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment and move up objects up to 30 pounds.
Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
Other common names for this role : Senior Surveyor
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference.
We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water / wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining.
Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture.
A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.
How We’re Different
Consistently ranked within the top five of the Top 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record
Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row
Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between
RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages
Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines
We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs
Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.