Survey Party Chief
Edmonton, AB
2d ago

Role Overview

McElhanney has an opportunity for an Intermediate Survey Party Chief to join our team in around Alberta! Reporting to the Division Manager - Construction, or Regulatory or the Project Manager on site, 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 for local construction and legal work in Edmonton. There is also a significant opportunity to work on some major projects in the Edmonton and Slave Lake areas including facilities, building, rail, highway, and bridge projects.

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.
  • The ability to travel and work out of town is required
  • Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Work on multi-disciplinary projects with our team of Surveyors, Engineers, Landscape Architects and Environmental Professionals
  • Field completion of various types of surveys including engineering, construction, and legal surveys
  • 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.
  • Requirements

  • Two-year technical diploma in Geomatics or Civil Engineering with at least 5 years of previous experience in a similar role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Capable of working independently and taking ownership of tasks with support from office staff
  • Physical ability to work in on busy sites with varied terrain and ability to lift heavy equipment.
  • Confidence performing high precision surveys for layouts and control surveys
  • Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey and Trimble Business Centre is an asset
  • Experience with Underground Utility Locating is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • 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
  • Opportunity to work with the latest survey, scanning and UAV systems and contribute to the development and implementation of new technologies and procedures
  • Opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team of Surveyors, Engineers and Environmental Professionals
  • 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 with potential share ownership
  • Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees.
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