Posted on January 10, 2014 - GC1467

Company: McElhanney Ltd.
Position: Intermediate/Senior Survey Techs
Location: Vancouver, BC
Contact Name: Becky Milos

Job Description

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. seeks Intermediate/Senior Survey Techs for our Vancouver, BC office. This is a fantastic opportunity to accelerate your surveying career with exceptional mentorship from the best in the industry.
We seek candidates for both office and field positions.
Job Duties:
  • Accurate, cost effective and timely completion of legal, construction and engineering field surveys
  • Review field survey data for completeness and accuracy, complete calculations as needed and prepare for drafting or client project reporting
  • Office duties may include preparation of base drawings, volume calculations and digital surface preparation
  • Assist with coordinating construction survey projects by assisting with estimates of effort required; may lead and supervise survey crews on construction survey projects
  • Ensure all activities and survey crews under supervision adhere to the company quality management and safety management systems;
  • Provide technical and safety leadership, guidance and mentorship to junior surveying staff

Job Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of progressive experience in a surveying role (experience in legal, engineering, and construction surveys is a strong asset) with a technical diploma or certificate in Geomatics or survey technology, or, alternatively, an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
  • Project management and business development experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience with survey CAD software is an asset for Office Tech position
  • Organized, high degree of initiative
  • Good communication – verbal and written; ability to produce accurate field notes
  • Flexibility in ability to travel for field positions for Field Tech position

Other Information

If this is the opportunity for you, please apply through our Careers portal at We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. is a Canadian company offering outstanding engineering, mapping, surveying, planning and environmental services to its clients. At McElhanney, you are working within a strong team that is well established in the local industry. Our employees love working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, and the opportunity to travel to exciting projects and explore what the province of BC has to offer. Established in 1910, McElhanney is a stable and secure employee-owned company. McElhanney offers an excellent total compensation and benefits package, as well as a great team of professionals to work with and continuous opportunity for development.

McElhanney Ltd.
200-858 Beatty Street

Vancouver, BC
V6B 1C1

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