Posted on February 4, 2014 - GC1479

Company: McElhanney Ltd.
Position: Survey Party Chief
Location: Canmore, AB
Contact Name: Becky Milos

Job Description

McElhanney Consulting Geomatics Services Ltd. seeks a Party Chief for our Canmore branch. This person will take a lead role in running a field crew in a control survey for one of our large industrial clients as well as working on other survey projects.
  • Be in charge of a field crew checking the industrial construction layout of the Lafarge Pant Expansion in Exshaw, Alberta
  • Perform on-site liaison between office survey technologist and client as required
  • Perform computations of survey data
  • Manage flow of information between field and office, and prepare clear, concise and accurate field notes, records and calculations
  • Ensure implementation of quality assurance, safety and policy compliance

Job Qualifications

  • 2-year technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 4 years previous experience in performing layouts for large industrial construction projects
  • Ability to read industrial construction drawings
  • Expert knowledge and skill using Leica Total Station technology; experience with GPS technology
  • Available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week as well as able to work on weekends and holidays
  • Experience with precision alignment surveys would be an asset
  • Effective communications skills
  • “No errors acceptable” attitude
This role is designated a safety sensitive position. Due to project safety requirements, the incumbent must be able to be fit tested, ensuring a face-to-respirator-seal.

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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