Posted on February 21, 2014 - GC1486

Company: Precision Geomatics
Position: Project Manager/Plan Checker
Location: Medicine Hat, AB
Contact Name: Dana Wheeler

Job Description

Precision Geomatics Inc. is a leading surveying and mapping service provider to Government, land and Resource Development Industries that has enjoyed steady growth since its inception in 1999.  With locations in Edmonton, Calgary and Medicine Hat, Precision provides a broad range of survey services throughout Alberta.  We currently have an excellent opportunity for a:

Project Manager/Plan Checker - Based out of Medicine Hat

Our Medicine Hat Branch is currently seeking a Project Manager/Plan Checker with a Degree or Diploma from a recognized Geomatics Program or equivalent, and/or a combination of training and experience in plan checking or field surveying.  Reporting directly to the ALS and will work closely with the Sr. Project Manager/Plan Checker the Project Manager/Plan Checker is responsible for assisting with and preparing proposals and coordinating projects from start to finish, including reviewing plans as outlined by field staff and subsequently prepared by members of the drafting team.  The Project Manager/Plan Checker will also be responsible for directing Project Manager Assistants (PMA), Field Crews, and CAD Technicians as necessary to ensure that projects are completed within technical, project, budgetary, and time line commitments.    As a Project Manager/Plan Checker your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for completing your respective projects final review prior to going to the ALS, ensuring compliance with Precisions company policies and standards
  • Act as a leader and mentor to other Team members, including PMA, CAD Technicians and Field Staff
  • Quality control checks
  • Interpret surveyors notes, sketches, air-photos and large digital data sets
  • Confirm that proper field work procedures were followed and that all required survey measurements were collected
  • Flag any identified field errors and consult the overseeingALSor speak with Party Chief regarding errors, when required create a black file with any field correction information and provide to theALS.
  • Update and complete all digital tracking and data storage records pertaining to each project
  • Review project for completeness prior to distributing to client
  • Communicate effectively with the Field Staff, Drafters, other Plan Checkers and Project Managers to ensure that projects are completed with maximum efficiency.
  • Identify areas of recurring mistakes as well as opportunities to eliminate errors and improve workflow
  • Keep ALS apprised of project and any concerns that may arise


Job Qualifications

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Diploma from a recognized Geomatics Program or equivalent, and/or a combination of training and experience in plan checking or in the field
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, able to prioritize and work with multiple projects at a time while managing tight deadlines
  • Great attention to detail
  • Experience in land surveying, specifically within the oil and gas sector
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with a high degree of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism


Other Information

Precision has a wide variety of work both within the Upstream and Midstream markets if you have experience as a Plan Checker or in the Field as a Crew Chief or Survey Assistant who is looking to further your skills, Precision Geomatics is excited to provide an excellent learning opportunity for a keen and hardworking individual.

At Precision Geomatics we pride ourselves on providing employees with a comfortable work environment, one that allows our staff to have input, be innovative and be able to continue to grow within their field. Precision offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package.


Please submit cover letters and resumes to: or visit us at

This competition will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Precision Geomatics
Suite 300E Deerfoot Crt
1144 - 29th Ave NE

Calgary, AB
T2E 7P1
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