Posted on January 22, 2014 - GC1470

Company: McElhanney Ltd.
Position: Senior Survey Technologist
Location: Canmore, AB
Contact Name: Becky Milos

Job Description

McElhanney Consulting Geomatics Services Ltd. seeks a Senior Survey Technologist for our Canmore branch. This person will take a lead role in our Canmore survey branch and will manage a variety of construction and GPS projects being completed in the Canmore region.
  • 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
  • Receive construction drawings from the client
  • Perform computations of survey data and calculate layout points
  • Liaise with the field survey crew on data point information
  • Compare as-built coordinates to design coordinates and prepare reports of coordinate differences
  • Ensure implementation of quality assurance, safety and policy compliance

Job Qualifications

  • 2-year technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 6 years previous experience in large construction project surveying
  • Intermediate to Advanced AutoCad drafting skills
  • Ability to read complicated industrial construction drawings and calculate layout coordinates
  • Operation and processing of GPS data
  • Desire to work as a team member with effective communications skills and a “no errors acceptable” attitude
  • Must be available to work on weekends and holidays.
This role is designated a safety sensitive position.

Other Information

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, submit your resume and cover letter to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

McElhanney Consulting Geomatics Services Ltd. is a subsidiary company of McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. - 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.
Canmore is a picturesque mountain community located an hour west of Calgary. As a previous Olympic host, Canmore offers a world-class selection of year-round outdoor activities and experiences from snow sports in the winter to hiking, climbing, and fishing in the summer. Canmore is also very passionate about its arts and cultural scene and regularly hosts a variety of events and festivals. For more information:
McElhanney is committed to the principles of equity in employment.

McElhanney Ltd.
200-858 Beatty Street

Vancouver, BC
V6B 1C1

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