Careers: Saskatchewan

Survey Assistant – Swift Current

Date Posted: May 19th, 2017
Location: Saskatchewan

Caltech Surveys Ltd. has an opening for a Survey Assistant in Swift Current, SK on wellsite and pipeline surveys.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license. Candidates must be able to pass drug and alcohol testing as required to access work sites.

Preference will be given to those candidates with experience and safety certification (example: First Aid/CPR, H2S Alive, PST, or ATV Training), but neither is required.

Candidates must be willing to travel and spend time out of town, as well as work outdoors for extended periods of time. Must be available to work overtime and weekends, as required.

The ability to work in a team environment, and be physically able to perform the requirements of the job and be willing to work in all types of weather conditions would be an asset.

Duties include:
– assisting survey party chief on wellsite and pipeline surveys
– placing iron posts with sledge hammer
– digging holes
– operating ATVs, GPS equipment, pipe locators
– marking wellsites and pipelines with wood stakes
– other duties as required

Caltech Surveys Ltd. provides competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package.

Please email your resume and cover letter (with the job role and location in the reference line), in confidence, to:

Human Resources
Email: careers@caltechsurveys.com

Survey Party Chief – Saskatchewan

Date Posted: May 11th, 2017
Location: Saskatchewan

We are looking for Survey Party Chiefs in the following areas:
– Regina
– Estevan
– Weyburn
– Swift Current
– Kindersley area
– Unity

The successful candidates 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.