Posted on August 23, 2012 - GC1270

Company: Challenger Geomatics Ltd
Position: Construction Survey Party Chiefs
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

CHALLENGER GEOMATICS LTD. is a 100% employee owned geomatics company performing a variety of surveying and mapping projects across Western Canada and the Arctic.  Challenger uses the most current technology to develop innovative surveying and mapping solutions in support of private & public land development projects, mining, infrastructure, commercial & industrial construction and oil & gas.


Construction Survey Party Chiefs – Edmonton


Challenger’s Edmonton office has immediate opening for Survey Party Chiefs to perform construction related surveys.  The successful candidate would execute surveys under the supervision of Project Managers and report to a Field Resource Manager.



Specific Accountabilities (not all-inclusive):

  • Supervises a crew which conducts field surveys as defined by the project manager. Accomplishes majority of survey tasks with limited interaction with supervisors and/or Land Surveyors
  • Communicates effectively with, and meets the needs of the client representative, governing agent and public representatives involved in each project; keeps the client field representative informed as to progress and problems, and notifies when job is complete.
  • Communicates effectively with project manager as to project progress, problems, client change requests and job completion.
  • Provides comprehensive survey notes/sketches, computations and data in support of all field surveys; ensures all documents conform to company standards.
  • Trains/coaches survey crew members and holds members accountable for performance which meets company standards.
  • Monitors each project from start to completion, as to the quality of service provided and results achieved.
  • Performs all supervisory health and safety duties as identified in the company’s safety procedures; in so-doing, ensures all operations are consistent with the requirements of the HSE program.  
  • Ensures all company equipment and vehicles are properly operated and maintained.  
  • Submits timely company standard reports.
  • Advises project manager and supervisor of potential new business opportunities.  
  • Skilled with GPS, Total Stations and Data Collectors.
  • Reviews and Interprets reference drawings and data.

Job Qualifications


  • Degree or Diploma in Geomatics, supported by a minimum of 3 years of experience in the construction/municipal survey industry; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Proficient in the use of survey field equipment including total stations, GPS and data collectors.  Experience with Lieca equipment an asset.
  • Ability to execute surveys in an accurate, efficient, thorough and safe manner.
  • Ability to work in a service orientated, customer focused organisation.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

Other Information

We Offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Annual bonuses
  • Exceptional health and dental benefits
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Employee Owned Company
  • Training and professional development
  • Positive work environment
  • Opportunities for growth


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Challenger Geomatics Ltd
#200 9945 50th Street NW

Edmonton, AB
T6A 0L4

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