Survey Assistant - Edmonton, AB
WSP
Canada
8d ago

Survey Assistant - Edmonton, AB

Reference # : 9144 City : Edmonton Region : Alberta Secondary Location : Sherwood Park (Premier Way) Job Type : Permanent -

Seasonal Full Time Business Line : Geomatics

EDMONTON, AB

In Canada, more than 8,000 of our people foster innovation every day because we know that our future world will be vastly different from today.

Our reach includes environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources.

Through our Future Ready initiative, we bring clarity and vision to some of Canada's most complex challenges and opportunities.

The excellence we bring to our work and to work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a in Canada, one of the Corporate Knights' (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned ReNew Canada's Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

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At , we see the future more clearly and design for it today - we put innovation, and the highest ethical standards and professionalism at the centre of all we do.

Find out what we have to offer.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking a Survey Assistant to join our Geomatics Team, located at our Edmonton, AB office. Reporting to the Crew Manager, this position will be responsible for assisting the Survey Party Chief in any and all aspects of field work including use and care of various survey instrumentation and equipment.

Working at WSP you will use the latest technology including GPS, Robotic Total Stations, 3D Laser Scanners, UAV’s as well as in-

house customized tools and systems for field and office complete with dedicated in-house support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the Party Chief in any and all aspects of field work including : operations of survey equipment, and vehicles

Organize and maintain survey equipment and vehicle

Actively participate in and proactively support the advancement of the WSP safety program

Other duties as assigned / required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate of a recognized post-secondary program related to surveying and Geomatics and / or have experience in the land surveying industry in a variety of related land surveying disciplines

Satisfy pre-employment requirements to demonstrate fit for duty, including drug screening

A valid driver’s license and ability to provide clean driver’s abstract

Survey assistants must enjoy working outdoors and be able to work out of town in remote locations for extended periods of time.

Familiar with the operation of ATVs / UTVs, snowmobiles and chainsaws is considered an asset

Completed training and valid tickets in First Aid, H2S and CSTS safety training, is an asset

Must be willing to travel

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.

This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our microsite.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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