Posted on November 21, 2012 - GC1310

Company: Midwest Surveys Inc.
Position: Land Surveying - Crew Chief - Lloydminster
Location: Lloydminster
Salary: Based on Experience
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

Midwest Surveys is a professional services firm, specializing in geomatics and engineering in Western Canada. Midwest Surveys prides itself on being a well-established ethical company that delivers value to clients, employees, and shareholders.

Position Description:
We currently have an opportunity based out of our Lloydminster office for an experienced Crew Chief. In this field position, you will be leading a crew performing oilfield surveying. Ideal candidates will be:

- Capable of organizing a field survey effectively in remote locations;
- Aware of survey ethics and responsibilities;
- Familiar with staking right-of-ways and layouts unsupervised;
- Able to complete survey calculations, closures, etc.;
- Knowledgeable of survey methodology and sources of survey errors;
- Comfortable supervising and enforcing safety regulations and policies;
- An excellent communicator with clients, Project Managers and staff.

About Lloydminster:
They call Lloydminster “The Border City” because it lies on the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan. With a population of over 25,000, it lies 150 miles East of Edmonton on Hwy #16 (4 lane), 150 miles West of Saskatoon (mostly 4 lane) and is within an hour’s drive of prime sight-seeing, camping, fishing and hunting territory. Lloydminster shows very strong growth with a modern hospital, many new schools, shopping centers and businesses.

Job Qualifications

Candidates with formal post-secondary training in a Geomatics/Survey program are preferred. However, years of experience will be considered. Field experience is necessary. The successful candidate will be well versed in the technical operation of Total Station and GPS technology. You should be familiar with all facets of oilfield surveying including, but not limited to, well site surveys, pipeline surveys and line locating.

Some traveling will be required as well as a valid driver’s license. Safety training (i.e. CSTS, First Aid, WHMIS, etc.) is also required and will be provided as necessary.

You must be physically able to perform the requirements of the job and be willing to work in all types of weather conditions.

Other Information

Why Choose Midwest?
Midwest Surveys is a company that values its people! Celebrating over 60 years in the industry, we have been ranked a 50 Best Employer in Canada, a Top Employer in Alberta, and ranked #7 as having Canada’s 30 Best Pensions and Benefits Plans.

Midwest Surveys actively supports local communities and is committed to providing an outstanding work environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and value our ability to retain top talent.

For more information on working with us or to apply for this posting online please visit the Careers section of our website. You can also submit a copy of your cover letter and resume to:



2827 Sunridge Boulevard NE

Calgary, AB   T1Y 6G1

Fax:   403-245-1578


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Midwest Surveys Inc.
2827 Sunridge Blvd NE

Calgary, AB
T1Y 6G1
403 245 1578
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