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March 14, 2017

BC Land Surveyor/Survey Technologist

Polaris Land Surveying Inc is a progressive organization based in southwest British Columbia. We are a professional land surveying firm conducting legal, construction, and engineering surveys on both federal and provincial lands. Our projects take us throughout the province with the principle areas of operation being the Capital Regional District, the Cowichan Valley Regional District and the Powell River Regional District.

Our client base is diverse and includes:

  • Rural land development
  • Urban land development, including air space subdivisions and strata title surveys
  • Canada Lands Surveys on Indian Reserves
  • Treaty Settlement Surveys
  • A variety of Land Title Act, construction and engineering surveys

Currently we are seeking a BC Land Surveyor with the following abilities:

  • Effectively manage team members
  • Manage ongoing projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Competent in survey calculations and data processing

We are also seeking a Land Surveyor in Training or Survey Technologist with the following abilities:

  • Experience in both cadastral and engineering surveys
  • Ability to work outside in rugged terrain
  • Competent in survey calculations, data processing and drafting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Currently we are looking to expand our team in Powell River. Proposals can be sent to info@plsi.ca


March 6, 2017

BC Land Surveyor

Overview

McElhanney Associates Land Surveying Ltd. is looking for a Commissioned Land Surveyor for our Vancouver, BC branch to manage land development and infrastructure projects, utility right of way surveys, topographic surveys, construction and engineering layout, surveys on provincial and First Nations lands, and to provide advice to clients. 

Responsibilities

  • Working in a team setting to establish project scope, budget and schedule, and other project or client expectations
  • Leading survey crews on projects; communicating scope and scheduling information to crew members
  • Managing project budgets and financial reporting
  • Managing various survey project types including legal, land development (subdivisions) and infrastructure, topographic,  engineering and construction layout
  • Liaising with both internal (McElhanney) and external Project Managers and clients
  • Preparing accurate field notes and drawings, managing information flow from field to final deliverables
  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and training to assist with LSTs’ professional development
  • Ensuring quality assurance procedures are carried out for proposals, field returns, drawings, legal plans, documents, proposals and other deliverables
  • Providing advice to clients on property and legal survey matters
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements

  • BCLS accreditation; CLS commission is an asset. Applicants nearing completion of articles through ABCLS will also be considered
  • Diploma or degree in Geomatics and at least 5 years’ progressive experience overall
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications (MSCAD and GNSS processing software at minimum)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Periods of travel will be required for the role

This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

If this is the opportunity for you, visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


January 11, 2017

 

Contract Draftsperson/Survey Technologist

 

Polaris Land Surveying Inc is a progressive organization based in southwest British Columbia. We are a professional land surveying firm conducting legal, construction, and engineering surveys on both federal and provincial lands. Our projects take us throughout the province with the principle areas of operation being the Capital Regional District, the Cowichan Valley Regional District and the Powell River Regional District.

Polaris has a unique approach as we do not have a conventional head office. Instead we have a virtual office, where our team members are assigned to specific projects depending on their location and expertise. Currently we are seeking a contractor with the following abilities:

Required

  • Solid working knowledge of Civil 3D including:
    • Plan production
    • Surface modelling
    • Alignments, corridors and assemblies
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred

  • Survey related calculations:
    • COGO calculations using Microsurvey
    • Adjustments using Starnet
    • Data processing with Trimble Business Centre
  • Located within our areas of operation
  • Ability to assist with field work

As a contractor you will be responsible for providing:

  • A suitable work environment at a location of your choice
  • Computer with software
  • Communications including telephone and internet

Proposals can be sent to info@plsi.ca


December 8, 2016

J.D. Barnes Limited, a leader in the surveying, mapping and land information industry, has an immediate opening for a full time SURVEY PROJECT SUPERVISOR in our OTTAWA office.

The Survey Project Supervisor is responsible for the planning, direction and supervision of field crews and CAD operators in a cadastral and construction survey environment. This position is responsible for ensuring that completed projects are of high quality, completed efficiently, meet the client’s requirements and are produced in accordance with the firm’s technical standards and procedures. The Survey Project Supervisor liaises with clients, prepares project estimates, manages projects within the CRM system, provides feedback and guidance to staff and resolves survey project issues and survey problems. This role must oversee a variety of projects from inception to completion, meet deadlines, check surveys plans, prepare invoicing and other duties as required.

Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of CAD systems, preferably Microstation, and have a good understanding of Total Station and Data Collector technology.  A working knowledge of Global Positioning Systems is an asset.  Candidates must have exceptional communication, organizational and time management skills as well as an aptitude for leadership.  Having a detailed oriented approach for the preparation of estimates, project management and invoicing are also necessary skills.

Candidates must either have an OLS or CLS designation or be working toward their designation as a senior articling student.  Candidates must also have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle available for use on the job. There may be occasions when out-of-town travel will be required, depending on the demands of the project.

J.D. Barnes Limited offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive employee benefit package to all permanent employees including a vehicle allowance and other industry leading benefits.  The successful candidate will be considered for share ownership following one year of employment, subject to availability.   For more information on our company and the opportunities available, please visit our website at www.jdbarnes.com.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter through our website at www.jdbarnes.com/Joomla/index.php/employment. If accessibility accommodations are required during any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

We thank all applicants; however only those under consideration will be contacted.