Posted on October 7, 2015 - GC1586

Company: McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd.
Position: Survey Party Chief
Location: BC Region
Contact Name: Lauren Isherwood-Baingo

Job Description

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. seeks Survey Party Chiefs for our very busy BC offices. This is a great opportunity to work with many seasoned survey professionals in high production offices while enjoying west coast living. Our survey crews participate in a variety of interesting and innovative projects ranging from LNG plants and the Alcan Modernization project in Kitimat, to the Port Mann Highway 1 expansion in the Lower Mainland and many more notable projects in between. Our crews are never bored!


Required Skills:

  • Take instructions from the project manager for performance of field and office tasks
  • As party chief, be in charge of a field crew for a wide array of surveys including legal, topographic, right of ways, construction layout and engineering surveys
  • Perform on-site liaison between project manager and client as required from time to time
  • 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

Required Experience:

  • 2-year technical diploma in Geomatics with 3 years’ experience in industrial and construction surveying projects
  • Able and willing to work outside for extended periods of time in a variety of conditions
  • Legal surveying experience an asset
  • Effective communications skills
  • Proficiency in computer and survey software applications
  • Valid driver’s license


This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, submit your resume and cover letter. Please indicate in your application which branches you would consider working in. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Established in 1910, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. is a Canadian employee-owned company offering top-quality engineering, mapping, surveying, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services.  At McElhanney, you are working within a strong team that is well-established in the local industry.  Our employees value working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and great team of professionals, as well as the opportunity to travel to exciting projects and explore what Western Canada has to offer.


McElhanney is committed to the principles of equity in employment.

Other Information

McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd.
450-999 8th Street S.W.

Calgary, AB
T2R 1J5

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