Survey Party Chief – Virden, Manitoba

Date Posted: December 8th, 2016
Location: Virden, Manitoba

We are now looking for a Survey Party Chief for our Virden, Manitoba operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing field survey work on projects in the construction, pipeline, oil and gas, land development and legal land surveying industries.

Key Responsibilities
•Manage and perform field survey work with the help of Survey Assistants
•Liaise with Project Managers to coordinate field survey work, to review and manage project budgets, timeline requirements, priorities and survey methodology
•Provide guidance, leadership and mentorship to Survey Assistants working with you
•Act as a company representative, liaising directly with client field representatives and land owners
•Prepare and communicate field notes, sketches, checklists and digital data in required formats for Project Managers, Land Surveyors and Drafting personnel
•Actively participate in and proactively support the advancement of the Caltech Surveys safety program

Qualifications
•Our successful candidate will be a graduate of a recognized post-secondary program related to surveying and geomatics or have an equivalent amount of related experience
•4 to 6 years of experience in the Survey Party Chief role
•Working knowledge and experience using Trimble equipment and software, RTK GPS and line locating would be considered an asset
•Proven communication skills – verbal and written; ability to produce accurate and legible field notes
•The ability to develop and motivate survey staff and work well in a team environment
•Experience with the use of ATVs/UTVs, snowmobiles and chainsaws would be considered an asset
•A valid driver’s license and can provide a clean driver’s abstract as well as completed training and valid tickets in First Aid, H2S and CSTS safety training, is an asset
•Availability to travel and work away from home as required

Please email your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to: careers@caltechsurveys.com. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.