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Survey Party Chief – Edmonton, AB

Date Posted: September 23rd, 2020
Location: AB
Caltech Group Ltd. is run by surveyors and project managers who are passionate about providing accurate and professional service. Our company has grown from just 2 people in 1990 to a large and diverse group of hardworking professionals. We offer a challenging and rewarding workplace and provide excellent pay, a generous bonus structure, a comprehensive benefits package, and many opportunities for growth. We understand work/life balance and push ourselves to create strong teams that can take on any project.

Position Overview

The Survey Party Chief is responsible for managing a field crew and performing field survey work on projects in the construction, pipeline, oil and gas, land development, and legal land surveying industries.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and perform field survey work with the help of Survey Assistants;
  • Liaise with Project Managers and clients 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;
  • Act as a company representative, liaising directly with client field representatives, landowners and other stakeholders;
  • 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;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements

Essential Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized postsecondary program related to surveying and geomatics OR demonstrate an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
  • Willing and able to work outside in the field in all weather conditions;
  • Willing and able to travel extensively and be away from home frequently;
  • Must be able to pass drug and alcohol testing as required to access work sites;
  • Actively participate in Caltech Survey Ltd.’s health and safety program;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, dedication to customer service and the ability to motivate, develop train and coach survey staff;
  • Strong commitment to excellence, attention to detail, and time management.

Assets:

  • Experience with the use of ATVs/UTVs, snowmobiles and chainsaws;
  • Mechanically inclined;
  • Experience in line location and legal surveys for the petroleum industry;
  • Knowledge and experience using Trimble equipment and software, RTK GPS, and line locating.

Essential Certifications

  • H2S Alive – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • Standard First Aid – three-year expiry (In-Class
  • Ground Disturbance Level II – three-year expire
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • WHMIS – three-year expire
  • TDG – three-year expiry
  • ATV Safe Rider Course – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • AMA Safe Winter Driving
  • CSTS – no expiry
  • eGSO – no expiry
  • Hazard Awareness – three-year expiry
  • Incident Investigation – three-year expiry
  • HSE Orientation
  • Wildlife Awareness (Bush Crews only)
  • Client Orientations

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Acceptable driver’s abstract per company policy;
  • Participate in training on technology and methodology;
  • Obtain and maintain valid safety tickets and essential certification;
  • Demonstrate completion of a recognized postsecondary program related to surveying and geomatics OR demonstrate a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role;

Contact

Please click HERE to apply for this position

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Survey Assistant – Edmonton, AB

Date Posted: September 23rd, 2020
Location: AB

Caltech Surveys Ltd. is run by surveyors and project managers who are passionate about providing accurate and professional service. Our company has grown from just 2 people in 1990, to a large and diverse group of hardworking professionals. We offer a challenging and rewarding workplace, and provide excellent pay, a generous bonus structure, a comprehensive benefits package and many opportunities for growth. We understand work / life balance and push ourselves to create strong teams that can take on any project. We use the most current technology and we have made professional career development a key part of our strategic plan. If you are motivated by success, career growth potential and a great team, we encourage you to apply today!

Position Overview:

As a Survey Assistant your role would be to assist the Party Chief in conducting land surveys in accordance with appropriate survey legislation and practices.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operate survey instruments, GPS and computer;
  • Record measurement and other information obtained during the field survey activities;
  • Assist in the determination of precise geographic locations with GPS equipment;
  • Place iron posts with sledge hammer;
  • Dig holes and clear brush from sightlines;
  • Operate ATVs, company truck, pipe locators;
  • Set up worksites;
  • Mark wellsites and pipelines with wood stakes;
  • General equipment maintenance;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

Essential Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 diploma;
  • Can frequently lift and carry items up to 50 lbs;
  • Willing and able to work outside in the field in all weather conditions;
  • Willing and able to travel extensively and be away from home frequently;
  • Must be willing to work longer days, and some weekends;
  • Must be able to pass drug and alcohol testing as required to access work sites;
  • Actively participate in Caltech Survey Ltd.’s health and safety program;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail;
  • Ability to learn new processes and procedures easily;
  • Demonstrated flexibility in adapting to a wide variety of tasks and functions.

Assets:

  • Diploma in Geomatics;
  • Experience in legal surveys for the petroleum industry;
  • Working knowledge of GPS, total stations and survey data collection in the field;
  • Certification in First Aid/CPR, H2S Alive, PST, ATV Training.

Essential Certifications:

  • H2S Alive – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • Standard First Aid – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • Ground Disturbance Level II – three-year expiry
  • WHMIS2015 – three-year expiry
  • TDG – three-year expiry
  • ATV Safe Rider Course – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • CSTS – no expiry
  • eGSO – no expiry
  • HSE Orientation
  • Wildlife Awareness (Bush Crews only)
  • Client Orientations

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Acceptable driver’s abstract per company policy;
  • Participate in training on technology and methodology;
  • Obtain and maintain valid safety tickets & essential certifications;
  • Grade 12 diploma OR diploma in Geomatics.

Contact

Please click HERE to apply for this position

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Survey Assistant – Edson, AB

Date Posted: September 23rd, 2020
Location: AB

Caltech Surveys Ltd. is run by surveyors and project managers who are passionate about providing accurate and professional service. Our company has grown from just 2 people in 1990 to a large and diverse group of hardworking professionals. We offer a challenging and rewarding workplace and provide excellent pay, a generous bonus structure, a comprehensive benefits package and many opportunities for growth. We understand work/life balance and push ourselves to create strong teams that can take on any project. We use the most current technology and we have made professional career development a key part of our strategic plan. If you are motivated by success, career growth potential, and a great team, we encourage you to apply today!

Position Overview:

As a Survey Assistant, your role would be to assist the Party Chief in conducting land surveys in accordance with appropriate survey legislation and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate survey instruments, GPS and computer;
  • Record measurement and other information obtained during the field survey activities;
  • Assist in the determination of precise geographic locations with GPS equipment;
  • Place iron posts with a sledgehammer;
  • Dig holes and clear brush from sightlines;
  • Operate ATVs, company truck, pipe locators;
  • Set up worksites;
  • Mark well sites and pipelines with wood stakes;
  • General equipment maintenance;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

Essential Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 diploma;
  • Can frequently lift and carry items up to 50 lbs;
  • Willing and able to work outside in the field in all weather conditions;
  • Willing and able to travel extensively and be away from home frequently;
  • Must be willing to work longer days, and some weekends;
  • Must be able to pass drug and alcohol testing as required to access work sites;
  • Actively participate in Caltech Survey Ltd.’s health and safety program;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail;
  • Ability to learn new processes and procedures easily;
  • Demonstrated flexibility in adapting to a wide variety of tasks and functions.

Assets:

  • Diploma in Geomatics;
  • Experience in legal surveys for the petroleum industry;
  • Working knowledge of GPS, total stations and survey data collection in the field.

Essential Certifications:

  • H2S Alive – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • Standard First Aid – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • Ground Disturbance Level II – three-year expiry
  • WHMIS2015 – three-year expiry
  • TDG – three-year expiry
  • ATV Safe Rider Course – three-year expiry (In-Class)
  • CSTS – no expiry
  • eGSO – no expiry
  • HSE Orientation
  • Wildlife Awareness (Bush Crews only)
  • Client Orientations

Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Acceptable driver’s abstract per company policy;
  • Participate in training on technology and methodology;
  • Obtain and maintain valid safety tickets & essential certifications;
  • Grade 12 diploma OR diploma in Geomatics.

Contact

Please click HERE to apply for this position

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alberta Land Surveyor

Date Posted: September 30th, 2019
Location: AB

Caltech Surveys Ltd. is run by surveyors and project managers who are passionate about providing accurate and professional service. Our company has grown from just 2 people in 1990, to a large and diverse group of hardworking professionals. We offer a challenging and rewarding workplace, and provide excellent pay, a generous bonus structure, a comprehensive benefits package and many opportunities for growth. We understand work / life balance and push ourselves to create strong teams that can take on any project. We use the most current technology and we have made professional career development a key part of our strategic plan.  If you are motivated by success, career growth potential and a great team, we encourage you to apply today!

Position Overview:

The Alberta Land Surveyor will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, and final completion of specific projects related to surveying and mapping. This position is responsible for ensuring that every project is consistent with Caltech Survey Ltd.’s commitments, goals, and strategies, as well as strict adherence to all applicable laws, standards, legislation, and regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule and manage project timelines;
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools;
  • Ensure that appropriate margins are maintained, project by project and client by client;
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements;
  • Oversee the development of survey plans, methods, and procedures for conducting land surveys;
  • Certify survey drawings;
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing;
  • Manage project resource allocation;
  • Provide direction and support to project team;
  • Ensure the quality assurance and quality control of end results;
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs and success;
  • Complete project evaluations and assessment of results;
  • Develop strong client relations and work with the Business Development Manager to secure new clients and increase work with existing clients;
  • Lead the planning, implementation, supervision, direction, and control of individual projects;
  • Promote the Caltech Surveys Ltd.’s vision, mission, and values;
  • Align work with our company’s Strategic plan;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in geomatics engineering or survey engineering OR a college diploma in survey science or geomatics technology;
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Provincial or Federal Land Surveyor (ALS, CLS);
  • Strong computer skills, especially in Word and Excel;
  • Strong business presence – excellent work ethic, flexibility, resourcefulness, maturity, and sound judgment;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple clients at one time and lead a high performing team;
  • Active participation and support of Caltech Survey Ltd.’s health and safety program.

Assets:

  • Experience with wellsite and pipeline surveys for the oil & gas industry.

Contact

Please click HERE to apply for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.