Job Opportunities

September 17, 2018

Metro Vancouver – Senior Project Engineer (Geomatics)

Burnaby, BC

Metro Vancouver is looking for a Senior Project Engineer to manage the Metro Vancouver Regional Geo-Spatial Reference (RGSR) infrastructure. The RGSR infrastructure includes real-time Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) services to users in the region who rely on accurate and consistent survey control foundation for various municipal applications. Metro Vancouver is looking for an experienced geomatics professional who has extensive experience with GNSS, control surveys, supervising survey crews, and managing a program. The successful candidate is a self-starter committed to continuous learning and making a difference.

 Full details at:  http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/opportunities/Pages/default.aspx


September 14, 2018

POSITION TITLE: Survey Technologist
STATUS: Permanent, Full Time
LOCATION: Campbell River, BC

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. Our teams work hard to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. For more than 100 years, we’ve been an industry leader in the application of leading practices and cutting-edge technology within Surveying and Geomatics. Our survey crews and technical employees are committed to working closely with our clients in the resource, infrastructure, and construction industries, and within the communities we help build.

Role Overview

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. is looking for a Survey Technologist to join our Survey Team in Campbell River, BC. This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual who would like to be exposed to a mixture of office and field experience. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of survey assistants, technicians, and land surveyors on a variety of legal, topographic and construction surveys.

Responsibilities

  • Interpret field data in order to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
  • Complete calculations as needed and prepare for drafting or client project reporting
  • Liaising with Project Managers and clients regarding enquiries and issues;
  • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
  • Take instructions from the project manager for performance of office tasks

Requirements

  • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 3 years of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
  • Experience with AutoCAD and survey computation software and/or GPS
  • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
  • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
  • Understanding of the BC Land titles system
  • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
  • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
  • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates
    This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

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

 


September 6, 2018

A message from the Surveyor General Branch

We are pleased to inform you that the Surveyor General Branch of Natural Resources Canada is opening a competition to fill various positions of Land Surveyor Managers at the EN-SUR-04 level, with different language requirements across Canada, which are or will become available. We invite you to express your interest by applying through the GC Jobs site. Please carefully review the IMPORTANT MESSAGES.


August 31 2018

Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

UNB Fredericton

Competition #: 18-07, Closing date: Applications should be submitted by 30 September 2018

Details

DEPARTMENT OF GEODESY AND GEOMATICS ENGINEERING

 
Applications are invited for a three-year term position in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton campus, commencing 1 January 2019 or earlier if possible, at the Instructor level.
Ideally applicants will have an earned degree in Geodesy and/or Geomatics or any related discipline. Industry experience is an advantage but not essential. Ideally the applicant will be a Professional Engineer within Canada, and/or be a Licensed Surveyor within Canada.
The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability or potential for excellent teaching in the broad field of cadastral surveying and geomatics in general.
The successful candidate will be expected to act individually and as part of a team in providing teaching leadership to UNB, to the profession and to the international community. The successful candidate will deliver a suitable combination of undergraduate and graduate level courses within the Department depending upon their experience.
The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering comprises 7 faculty members,
approximately 140 undergraduate students, and approximately 45 graduate students from over 20 countries. State-of-the-art geomatics data collection, computing and communication hardware and software facilities are available both within the Department and across campus through collaborative research initiatives. The University of New Brunswick is a co-educational institution with over 9,500 students on two campuses. With a population of just over 60,000, the City of Fredericton offers faculty members and their families a unique combination of lifestyle, facilities, and cultural energy. Further information on both the Department and the City may be found at http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/engineering/depts/gge/index.html and www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/  respectively.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Applications should be submitted by 30 September 2018, and must include at a minimum:
·         a teaching philosophy statement,
·         a detailed curriculum vitae including a list of courses previously taught
·         names and full contact details of three referees.
Applications should be submitted to:
Chair
Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering
University of New Brunswick
P. O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB,
E3B 5A3, Canada
Email: Dare@unb.ca
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

August 30, 2018

Academic Employment Opportunity

Department of Geodesy & Geomatics

UNB Fredericton

Competition #: #18-05, Closing Date: September 30, 2018

Details

DEPARTMENT OF GEODESY & GEOMATICS
 
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton campus, commencing 1 January 2019 or earlier if possible, at the Assistant Professor level.
Applicants will have an earned Ph.D. degree in Geodesy and/or Geomatics or any related discipline. Industry experience is an advantage but not essential. The applicant must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of New Brunswick. The successful applicant will demonstrate achievement or potential in terms of research and teaching in the broad field of geographic information systems/geographic information science.
The successful candidate will be expected to act individually and as part of a team in providing teaching and research leadership to UNB, to the profession and to the international community. The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and graduate level courses within the Department.
The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering comprises 7 faculty members, approximately 140 undergraduate students, and approximately 45 graduate students from over 20 countries. State-of-the-art geomatics data collection, computing and communication hardware and software facilities are available both within the Department and across campus through collaborative research initiatives. The University of New Brunswick is a co-educational institution with over 9,500 students on two campuses. With a population of just over 60,000, the City of Fredericton offers faculty members and their families a unique combination of lifestyle, facilities, and cultural energy. Further information on both the Department and the City may be found at gge.unb.ca and www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/ respectively.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Applications should be submitted by 30 September 2018, and must include:
·         a teaching philosophy statement,
·         a preliminary research plan, and
·         a detailed curriculum vitae comprising list of courses previously taught,
complete list of publications, and names and full contact details of three referees.
Applications should be submitted to:
Chair
Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering
University of New Brunswick
P. O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3, Canada
Email: Dare@unb.ca
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

August 21, 2018

POSITION TITLE: Survey Assistant
STATUS: Permanent, Full Time
LOCATION: Canmore, AB

About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. Our teams work hard to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. For more than 100 years, we’ve been an industry leader in the application of leading practices and cutting-edge technology within Surveying and Geomatics. Our survey crews and technical employees are committed to working closely with our clients in the resource, infrastructure, and construction industries, and within the communities we help build.

Role Overview
McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has an opportunity for a Survey Assistant to join our office in Canmore, Alberta! Reporting to the Field Supervisor or Party Chief, you will provide assistance to the survey team for the timely and efficient completion of surveys and assignments in order to meet contractual and legal obligations. You may also be involved in engineering, construction or legal surveying in urban and/or rural areas, including mountainous terrain.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol and fitness for work testing is required.

Responsibilities

  • Set-up and operation of conventional survey and GPS equipment.
  • Follow directives received from Field Supervisor or Party Chief to assist survey team.
  • Prepare accurate field notes, when required.
  • Clean and maintain equipment, maintain supplies, stock company vehicle, and ensure necessary physical resources are available in the field, with minimal supervision.
  • May be required to use tools and equipment such as an axe, sledge hammer, shovel, metal detector and survey tripod in order to complete assigned tasks.
  • May be required to use hand and power tools to clear line quickly and efficiently.

Requirements

  • Physically fit and able to move and carry survey equipment
  • Ability to work in a variety of outdoor settings including wilderness/backcountry environment for extended periods and varied hours
  • Willing and able to work out of town on an as-needed basis (up to three weeks away at a time; sometimes more)
  • Excellent attention to detail, attendance, judgement, and communication skills
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a field survey assistant would be an asset
  • Education/training in survey technology is preferred.

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

Our Canmore office is located adjacent Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. It is one of Canada’s outdoor adventure capitals, with numerous ski hills nearby, and a plethora of breathtaking mountain peaks right outside your door. Come live and work the dream life with us!

 

August 9, 2018

Position Title: Lead Survey Technologist
Status: Full-time, permanent
Location: Prince Rupert, BC

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping,
planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000
staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company.

At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. With major clients
across three market sectors: Cities and Communities, Transportation & Transit, and Energy and Resources, we work on
numerous high-profile projects and have an impressive list of awards and recognition within the industry. Our employees enjoy
working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total
compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

Role Overview

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to work closely with our senior leadership as a Lead Survey Technologist, in Prince Rupert, BC. The successful candidate will be a key member in the local branch of 12 surveyors and engineers and work extensively with the other branches in the region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of three surveyors in a variety of projects from residential legal surveys to industrial site layout to topographic
and volumetric surveys. Prince Rupert is a rising city with many opportunities for growth.

Responsibilities

  • Manage projects as well as coordinate and assign survey teams
    • Preparing quotes and proposals for survey scopes of work
  • Liaise with clients regarding enquiries and issues
  • Assist the team in interpreting field data in order to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
  • Complete calculations as needed and oversee drafting or client project reporting
  • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
  • Maintain, test, calibrate and adjust survey equipment as needed

Requirements

  • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 7 years’ of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
  • BCLS accreditation or working towards accreditation is an asset
    • Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey, Trimble Business Center, and Leica Geo Office
  • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
  • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
  • Understanding of the BC Land titles system
  • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
  • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
  • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates

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.

 

July 27, 2018

Position Title: Survey Technologist
Status: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Kitimat, BC

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

Established in 2012, our local team in Kitimat has worked on major industrial projects such as the Rio Tinto Kitimat Modernization Project, Kitimat LNG, and LNG Canada. Our office has a close-knit, small town culture, with the capacity of a large company to provide a depth of expertise on challenging and wide-ranging projects. We work closely with our branch office in Terrace which has been servicing the Kitimat industrial, commercial, and local government sectors since 1967. As a trusted partner to our local clients, our staff are the first to answer a call when a client has a problem to solve! You will be trained to deliver practical solutions on how to move a project forward and work with clients to provide sound technical and business advice!

Location

Kitimat is a modern planned community established in the 1950’s to support the operation of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Kitimat Aluminum Smelter. To attract and retain workers, Alcan invested considerable time and money in creating a safe and family-oriented community. The community provides access to unparalleled recreational activities including world-class freshwater and ocean fishing, snowmobiling, downhill and cross-country skiing, camping, and lake activities all within a short drive. It is an excellent community to grow and raise a family with easy access to two-ice rinks, a swimming pool with waterslides, and fresh greenspaces and playground areas. The municipality is truly a marvel of nature and industry.

Role Overview

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for a Survey Technologist to join our branch in Kitimat, B.C.! This is an amazing opportunity for an individual who has an excellent technical background, looking for a chance to grow their career with a firm that has a sustainable local workload. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on unique, major projects, from commercial construction to heavy civil earthworks. Most of the workload is engineering and construction survey, with some legal survey work.

The role is a field and office-based position based on project workload and provides an opportunity for project management of survey projects. Further, the Kitimat region is currently at the forefront of major growth in the LNG Market Sector, providing our staff with exciting projects work on.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead Field Survey crew
  • Prepare accurate field notes, when required.
  • Interpret and edit field data, notes and sketches, complete calculations as needed and prepare for drafting or client project reporting
  • Liaising with Project Managers and clients regarding enquiries and issues;
  • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
  • Assume role of Project Manager for survey projects within capabilities, including scope determination, estimating and reporting

Requirements

  • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 3 years’ of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
  • Experience with AutoCAD and survey computation software and/or GPS
  • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
  • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
  • Understanding of the BC Land titles system
  • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
  • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
  • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates

Generous relocation benefits will be available to qualified applicants.

This position is deemed safety sensitive.

If this opportunity is right for you click the “Apply Now” button or visit www.mcelhanney.com/careers. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information on the City of Kitimat

Below are significant resources available online that provide insight into the community and potential projects in Kitimat.

District of Kitimat Leisure Services: https://www.kitimat.ca/en/recreation-and-leisure/recreation-and-leisure.aspx
Tourism Kitimat: http://tourismkitimat.ca/
Rio Tinto BC Works: https://www.facebook.com/RioTintoBCWorks/
LNG Canada: https://www.facebook.com/LNGCanada/
Kitimat LNG (Chevron/Woodside): https://canada.chevron.com/our-businesses/kitimat-lng-project
Shames Mountain: http://www.mymountaincoop.ca/
Lakelse Provincial Park: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/lakelse_lk/

July 25, 2018

Challenger: Geomatics LTD.

Who we are:

Challenger Geomatics Ltd. is a diverse geomatics company providing innovative surveying and mapping solutions to the public, government and industry across Western and Northern Canada and internationally since 1984. The company is wholly owned by its employees and has a staff of more than 160 dedicated employees based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, and Whitehorse.

Does Your Career Require a Challenge?

Challenger offers challenging and rewarding employment along with on the job training and educational courses that allow our team members to rise to their full potential. We pride ourselves in offering opportunities for growth across all our offices. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees. Challenger looks for “talent”- people who will be challenged and engaged in a growing company. We know that it is through our talent that we can continue to attain our goals and realize our vision.

Ready to join the Challenger team?

We have been growing in all areas and continue to seek out passionate and innovative people who strive for excellence. Our growth is your opportunity!
We are currently seeking the talent of an Articling Student.

Position Overview:

Challenger has an opening for a qualified individual who is articling or is able to enter articles to become a Commissioned Land Surveyor. The successful candidate will work under the direction of an Alberta Land Surveyor and have opportunity to gain field and office experience while working on a variety of geomatics projects. Challenger’s operations are geographically and technically diverse, with projects extending across Alberta, Saskatchewan, BC along with NWT and Nunavut. Opportunities will exist for the articling student to participate in precision layout, oil and gas, construction support along with the traditional cadastral surveys, using the most current and advanced technologies.

Location: This position is based out of our Edmonton, AB office, however travel to our operational project sites is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Solid working knowledge of MicroSurvey, AutoCAD and the operation of Leica GPS and Total Station instruments
  • Experience with supervising the work of others
  • Possess the ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Solid written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize task

Qualifications:

  • Registered Articling student, CBEPS certification is required; or has the qualifications to apply for a certificate of completion
  •  Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • A commitment to customer service and continual professional development
  • Solid written and verbal communications skills

To Apply:

Please send resume online by clicking on this link. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

July 12, 2018

BC Public Service: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Location: Prince George

District Development Technician
An excellent opportunity to build your transportation career

Salary $56,478.64 – $64,337.78 annually

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plays an integral role in promoting economic growth within the Province of B.C. through maintaining and rehabilitating the province’s public highways.

As the District Development Technician, you will be responsible for research and evaluating applications for works within the highway corridor in the Fort George District. Under the direction of the Senior District Development Technician, you will advise and consult with applicants on utility works, subdivisions, regional district referrals, municipal access planning and more. You will be working with internal and external stakeholders to assess development risk factors, associated with proposed applications. You will be responsible for coordination and review of technical reports related to traffic impacts, flooding, geologic hazards, protected species and archaeological impacts.

Experience in land use planning, land management or, programs related to civil technology and GIS would be an asset. Knowledge of related legislative statutes, regulation, policies and procedures will be of value. If you are someone who enjoys working with the public, problem solving, and coordinating stakeholders and information in diverse working environments, this job is for you.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Secondary school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline and a minimum of 2 years related experience.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Post-secondary education in mapping, surveying, highway engineering, highway construction, land development/negotiations, transportation engineering, urban land economics, site planning, or human relations

 To learn more, including how to apply online by August 1, 2018 please visit:

https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/52015

 

July 12, 2018

Position Title: Survey Assistant
Status: Full-time, permanent
Location: Edmonton, Edson, & Hinton; AB

Overview

McElhanney Geomatics Engineering Ltd. has several opportunities for a Survey Assistant to join our growing offices in Edmonton, Edson, and Hinton, Alberta! Reporting to the Field Supervisor or Party Chief, you will provide assistance to the survey team for the timely and efficient completion of surveys and assignments in order to meet contractual and legal obligations. You may also be involved in engineering, construction or legal surveying in urban and/or rural areas. The ability to travel and work out of town is required. Pre-employment drug and alcohol and fitness for work testing is required.

 

Job Duties

  • Set-up and operation of conventional survey and GPS equipment.
  • Follow directives received from Field Supervisor or Party Chief to assist survey team.
  • Prepare accurate field notes, when required.
  • Clean and maintain equipment, maintain supplies, stock company vehicle, and ensure necessary physical resources are available in the field, with minimal supervision.
  • May be required to use tools and equipment such as chainsaw, machete, axe, sledge hammer, shovel, metal detector and survey tripod in order to complete assigned tasks.
  • May be required to use hand and power tools to clear line quickly and efficiently.

Requirements

  • High school diploma required.
  • Physically fit, able to lift heavy equipment, willing to work in varied environmental conditions, able to work in wildlife populated areas, and willing to work in remote areas for extended periods and varied hours.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, reliable, dependable, sound judgment skills, and general computer knowledge.

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

 

July 8, 2018

Position: Title: Legal Survey Draftsperson
Status: 
Full-time, permanent
Location: 
Surrey, BC

About McElhanney

Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. For over 100 years, we’ve been an industry leader in the application of leading practices and cutting-edge technology within Surveying and Geomatics. Our survey crews and technical staff are committed to working closely with our clients in the resource, infrastructure and construction industries, and within the communities we help build. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

Role Overview

Are you a motivated professional looking to join one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies? Are you ready to own the exciting challenge of making your mark in a well-established organization? If so, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Legal Survey Draftsperson.
We have an opportunity for a Legal Survey Draftsperson who is eager to learn and ready to join our growing team in Surrey, BC. The successful candidate will work with a team of land surveyors survey technicians and other drafting staff to complete legal and topographic survey drawings for a variety of land development, construction and engineering projects throughout the lower mainland. Working under the supervision of a BC Land Surveyor or Senior technician the applicant will be part of a large multidisciplinary team of surveyors and engineers.
The Draftsperson will adhere to requirements outlined by the project team and client and ensure appropriate jurisdictional standards are followed to produce technically accurate drawings and plans, in a timely and cost-efficient manner. This is a great opportunity for an individual that has an appetite to learn and take on new challenges!

Responsibilities

  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) to produce detailed and concise drawings and layout plans with technical accuracy under some supervision from the Project Manager
  • Decipher information from preliminary data, field notes, sketches, GPS and total station data in order to create accurate drawings and plans
  • Obtain Certificates of Title, legal plans, composite map, parcel identifier, and other documents from Land Title Office
  • Interpret and compile Land Title information for preparation of accurate legal drawings
  • Establish good rapport and build relationships with peers and clients by responding to requests and communicating information in a timely manner, exercising initiative and judgement to complete recurring assignments
  • Compute volumetric and planning designs on oil sites, pad sites, access roads and other related facilities.

Requirements

  • Diploma from a Technical Institute in CAD Drafting, Civil Design or Geomatics Technology
  • At least 1-2 years’ of survey-related CAD Drafting experience or equivalent technical experience
  • Experience working with legal reference plans, topographic and boundary survey and real property reports
  • Experience using MicroSurvey and/or Embedded CAD would be considered an asset
  • Ability to multi-task, good organization, communication (written & verbal) and problem-solving skills

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.

June 29, 2018

Position: Title: Survey CAD Technician
Status: Full-time, permanent
Location: Edmonton, AB

Overview

McElhanney Geomatics Engineering Ltd. seeks a Survey CAD Technician to join our team in Edmonton! Reporting to the Survey Manager, the successful candidate will have produce technically accurate drawings and plans that meet legal, client and branch specifications, in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Accountabilities

    • • Provide technical assistance to survey crews and other project team members
      • Work with the project team to resolve technical problems
      • Perform survey calculations for construction layout and other survey activities
      • Estimate quantities and volumes
      • Prepare survey plans and other technical drawings
      • Process survey data from the field crews and ensure the records are complete and meet project standards
      • Extract and calculate dimensions and coordinates from drawings, CAD files, and other sources for survey layout and other activities
      • Upload and download survey data from various sources
      • Prepare technical survey reports
      • Implement survey data quality control measures
      • Work the hours necessary to ensure schedules and project goals are m
      • Manage databases using spreadsheet, data management, and GIS software

Requirements

    • • Diploma in geomatics or equivalent training with 1 year of experience in surveying
    • • Proficiency with Civil 3D, Trimble Geomatics Office, MicroSurvey, and other applicable survey software. Candidate must be willing to learn software and become proficient in the application of the software
    • • Candidate should have field and office experience
    • • Candidate should be familiar Trimble survey equipment and be able trouble shoot software and calculation problems
    • • Candidate should be proficient with Word, Excel, and other software necessary to prepare technical survey reports
    • • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

To apply:

If this sounds like the right 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.

June 21, 2018

McElhanney

Location: Prince Rupert, BC
Position: Survey Technologist
Prince Rupert, BC

About McElhanney:

Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. With major clients across three market sectors: Cities and Communities, Transportation & Transit, and Energy and Resources, we work on numerous high-profile projects and have an impressive list of awards and recognition within the industry. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.
Role Overview

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Survey Technologist to join our team in Prince Rupert, BC. The successful candidate will be a key member in the local branch of 12 surveyors and engineers and work extensively with the other branches in the region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of three surveyors in a variety of projects from residential legal surveys to industrial site layout to topographic and volumetric surveys. Prince Rupert is a rising city with many opportunities for growth.
Responsibilities

Manage projects as well as coordinate and assign survey teams
Preparing quotes and proposals for survey scopes of work
Liaise with clients regarding enquiries and issues
Assist the team in interpreting field data in order to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
Complete calculations as needed and oversee drafting or client project reporting
Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
Maintain, test, calibrate and adjust survey equipment as needed
Requirements:

Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 7 years’ of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
BCLS accreditation or working towards accreditation is an asset
Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey, Trimble Business Center, and Leica Geo Office
Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
Understanding of the BC Land titles system
Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates
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.

June 25, 2018

British Columbia Public Service

Influence and engage in complex natural resource initiatives and build your career

Salary $62,983.74 – $78,666.02 annually
One temporary opportunity is currently available until March 31, 2019
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer under REQ 51983

Reporting to a Section Head or an excluded Manager, the Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer is accountable for making resource authorization decisions and recommendations on complex applications consistent with legislation and regulations. This role encompasses applying professional expertise and providing direction and guidance in the development and implementation of new procedures, methods and practices; conducting and leading conflict resolution, public consultation processes and education/training initiatives to negotiate and resolve disputes among conflicting parties over the use of Crown land; and developing and promoting partnerships with officials from all levels of government, First Nations representatives, stakeholders and landowners to support the administration and disposition of Crown land. This position supervises professional and technical staff.

Qualifications for this role include:

      • Master’s degree in a resource management field , and two years of related experience or
      • Bachelor’s degree in a resource management field, and three years of related experience AND
      • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration as a professional, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e. BC Institute of Agrologists, Association of BC Forest Professionals, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Corporation of BC Land Surveyors).
        Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a professional in another Canadian jurisdiction and able to transfer that membership to a BC professional association within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have their qualifications reviewed by the appropriate body to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration.)

To learn more, including how to apply online by July 9, 2018, please visit:
https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/51150

 

Survey Technologist
Prince Rupert, BC
June 21, 2018McElhanneySurvey Technologist
Prince Rupert, BC

About McElhanney:

              • Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee owned and operated firm, with over 1,000 staff members, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. With major clients across three market sectors: Cities and Communities, Transportation & Transit, and Energy and Resources, we work on numerous high-profile projects and have an impressive list of awards and recognition within the industry. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and team of great professionals.

Role Overview

              • McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. has a rewarding opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Survey Technologist to join our team in Prince Rupert, BC. The successful candidate will be a key member in the local branch of 12 surveyors and engineers and work extensively with the other branches in the region. In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of three surveyors in a variety of projects from residential legal surveys to industrial site layout to topographic and volumetric surveys. Prince Rupert is a rising city with many opportunities for growth.

Responsibilities

              • Manage projects as well as coordinate and assign survey teams
              • Preparing quotes and proposals for survey scopes of work
              • Liaise with clients regarding enquiries and issues
              • Assist the team in interpreting field data in order to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
              • Complete calculations as needed and oversee drafting or client project reporting
              • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
              • Maintain, test, calibrate and adjust survey equipment as needed

Requirements:

              • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 7 years’ of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
              • BCLS accreditation or working towards accreditation is an asset
              • Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey, Trimble Business Center, and Leica Geo Office
              • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
              • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
              • Understanding of the BC Land titles system
              • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
              • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
              • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates

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.

May 24, 2018

Sub-Arctic Geomatics Ltd.

Project Manager, Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS)
Yellowknife, NT

Who we are:

              • Sub-Arctic Geomatics Ltd. (Sub-Arctic), a Challenger Geomatics Ltd. company, is a professional northern survey firm with headquarters in Yellowknife and a seasonal field office in Iqaluit. Since 1992, Sub-Arctic has provided quality survey and geomatics services for a wide range of projects in Yellowknife, Iqaluit and across the Canadian North. Sub-Arctic has an excellent history of managing the relationships, logistics and delivery of survey and geomatics services for projects in nearly every northern community and region. Since its inception, Sub-Arctic also holds the distinction of having been involved in the exploration and construction of every diamond mine in the north, and of having prepared approximately one-third of all Plans of Survey registered in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Does Your Career Require a Challenge?

              • We offer challenging and rewarding employment along with on the job training and educational courses that allow our team members to rise to their full potential. We pride ourselves in offering opportunities for growth across all our offices. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees. We are always looking for “talent”- people who will be challenged and engaged in a growing company. We know that it is through our talent that we can continue to attain our goals and realize our vision.

Ready to join our team?

              • We have been growing in all areas and continue to seek out passionate and innovative people who strive for excellence. Our growth is your opportunity!

 

              • We are currently seeking the talent of a Project Manager, Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS)

Position Overview:

              • Reporting to the General Manager the Project Manager is accountable for the management of a project or portion of a project. The Project Manager’s duties include marketing, project planning, customer liaison, cost control and supervision of staff working on their projects, and completing field survey tasks as required.

 

              • This position will be located out of Yellowknife, NT. The successful candidate must live in Yellowknife or be willing to relocate and is eligible for relocation assistance as required.

 

              • This position will be required to complete field work for projects as needed.

General Responsibilities:

              • Assumes responsibility for defining with the client, each project’s scope, time lines and fees
              • Develops each project plan, assigns tasks to field and office staff and holds personnel accountable for performance
              • Responsible for the management of the project. Continuously monitor project performance in meeting budgetary and profit targets, and initiate appropriate changes as required
              • Provides supervision and work assignments to 2 or 3 field survey crews, including site visits as required
              • Liaises with project clients on an on-going basis, keeping the client informed as to progress and problems, and, dealing with client complaints, queries etc.
              • Monitor the performance of personnel assigned to the project for the purpose of maintaining service quality and continuous improvement
              • Ensures each project is carried out according to the standards set out by the company’s health and safety program; regulatory requirements; professional requirements; and Challenger policy and procedures
              • Keeps abreast of technical, professional or regulatory developments affecting field and office procedures and is knowledgeable to expert in their use
              • Provide information required for the development of client invoices and assist in collections on an as-required basis
              • Supervise the preparation of Plans of Survey for submission to the Canada Lands Surveys Records and the Land Titles Office.
              • Completes field surveying tasks for projects as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

              • Familiarity with logistics of working and travelling in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
              • Solid working knowledge of MicroSurvey, AutoCAD and the operation of Leica and Trimble GPS and Total Station instruments.
              • Experience in the survey of mineral claims in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut an asset.
              • Possess the ability to provide exceptional customer service.
              • Solid written and verbal communications skills.

Qualifications:

              • Minimum of 5 years field experience.
              • Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS) or a Provincial Lands Surveyor who can obtain their CLS commission through Labour Mobility.
              • Degree in Geomatics Engineering is considered an asset.

Corporate Overview:

              • Sub-Arctic’s parent company, Challenger Geomatics Ltd. (Challenger), is a Canadian geomatics company with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, and Drayton Valley.

 

              • Incorporated in 1984, Challenger provides multi-disciplinary survey and geomatics services to the construction, oil and gas, mining, utilities, and municipal sectors. Challenger is proudly employee-owned, and has a staff of more than 180 permanent employees. Together, Challenger and Sub-Arctic have a well-established presence in all three of Canada’s northern territories – Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories – and our extensive northern credentials position us as the surveyor of choice for survey, mapping and geomatics services across Canada’s North.

 

              • Our corporate objective is to offer innovative and professional geomatics services. We achieve this objective by providing our clients with the academic background and hands-on expertise of our professional staff. Our team includes land surveyors, professional engineers, software specialists, cartographers, hydrographers, survey technicians, drafting technicians, photogrammetrists, GIS technicians, and support personnel. Safety is first at Sub-Arctic – we are COR certified with years of proven health and safety excellence.

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online, click here
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May 24, 2018

Sub-Arctic Geomatics Ltd.

General Manager, Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS)
Yellowknife, NT

Who we are:

              • Sub-Arctic Geomatics Ltd. (Sub-Arctic), a Challenger Geomatics Ltd. company, is a professional northern survey firm with headquarters in Yellowknife and a seasonal field office in Iqaluit. Since 1992, Sub-Arctic has provided quality survey and geomatics services for a wide range of projects in Yellowknife, Iqaluit and across the Canadian North. Sub-Arctic has an excellent history of managing the relationships, logistics and delivery of survey and geomatics services for projects in nearly every northern community and region. Since its inception, Sub-Arctic also holds the distinction of having been involved in the exploration and construction of every diamond mine in the north, and of having prepared approximately one-third of all Plans of Survey registered in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Does Your Career Require a Challenge?

              • We offer challenging and rewarding employment along with on the job training and educational courses that allow our team members to rise to their full potential. We pride ourselves in offering opportunities for growth across all our offices. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees. We are always looking for “talent”- people who will be challenged and engaged in a growing company. We know that it is through our talent that we can continue to attain our goals and realize our vision.

Ready to join our team?

              • We have been growing in all areas and continue to seek out passionate and innovative people who strive for excellence. Our growth is your opportunity!

 

              • We are currently seeking the talent of a General Manager, Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS), to work alongside our current General Manger and transition into the role in approximately a year.

Position Overview:

              • Reporting to the VP, North of 60, the General Manager will oversee technical staff and the daily duties of administration staff. This position is responsible for the operation of the Corporation including delivering high quality and cost-effective services; staff development; budgeting and financial control; identifying and implementing process improvements; business development; ensuring the operations are regulatory compliant.

 

              • This position will be located out of Yellowknife, NT. The successful candidate must live in Yellowknife or be willing to relocate and is eligible for relocation assistance under our relocation policies.

General Responsibilities:

              • Regularly monitor and assess the allocation of operational resources to ensure quality service is maintained and continuous improvement is achieved
              • Prepares and continuously monitors budget and project performance in meeting budgetary and profit targets, and initiates appropriate changes as required
              • Works in collaboration with the Business Development group in identifying potential opportunities; provides technical input into client presentations; prepare proposals
              • Ensures staff’s performance is evaluated on a yearly basis and on-going as is required; feedback on performance is provided to staff in a timely manner; address employee relations issues and problems
              • Identifies technical or professional development training needs and initiates employee training as required
              • Maintain and monitor staffing, levels, expectations and motivation to fulfill operational requirements
              • Ensures corporate policies are implemented and followed and fulfills the “Management Responsibilities” as listed in the company’s health and safety manual
              • Work in collaboration with all corporate departments such as business development, finance, administration, human resources and IT
              • Assume Project Management duties as is necessary to maintain a financially sustainable operation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

              • Familiarity with logistics of working and travelling in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
              • Working knowledge of MicroSurvey, AutoCAD and the operation of Leica and Trimble GPS and Total Station instruments
              • Experienced in the survey of mineral claims in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut an asset
              • Possess the ability to provide exceptional customer service
              • Solid written and verbal communications skills
              • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

Qualifications:

              • Minimum 10 years of office and/or field experience in Geomatics, including supervisory responsibilities, or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. </li
              • Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS) or a Provincial Lands Surveyor who can obtain their CLS commission through Labour Mobility
              • Degree in Geomatics Engineering is considered an asset

Corporate Overview:

              • Sub-Arctic’s parent company, Challenger Geomatics Ltd. (Challenger), is a Canadian geomatics company with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, and Drayton Valley. Incorporated in 1984, Challenger provides multi-disciplinary survey and geomatics services to the

 

              • construction, oil and gas, mining, utilities, and municipal sectors. Challenger is proudly employee-owned, and has a staff of more than 180 permanent employees. Together, Challenger and Sub-Arctic have a well-established presence in all three of Canada’s northern territories – Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories – and our extensive northern credentials position us as the surveyor of choice for survey, mapping and geomatics services across Canada’s North.

 

              • Our corporate objective is to offer innovative and professional geomatics services. We achieve this objective by providing our clients with the academic background and hands-on expertise of our professional staff. Our team includes land surveyors, professional engineers, software specialists, cartographers, hydrographers, survey technicians, drafting technicians, photogrammetrists, GIS technicians, and support personnel. Safety is first at Sub-Arctic – we are COR certified with years of proven health and safety excellence.

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online, click here
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April 26th, 2018

The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors

Registrar
Part-time, permanent
Salary: $60.00 to $65.00 per hour at an estimated average of 15 hours per week

The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) is the national licensing body for professionals surveying in the three Canadian territories, in the Federal parks, on Aboriginal reserves, on and under the surface of Canada’s oceans. The exclusive title attributed to these professionals is that of Canada Lands Surveyor (CLS). To learn more about the ACLS go to: www.acls-aatc.ca

The Registrar is appointed by the ACLS Council under the authority of Section 33 of the Canada Lands Surveyors Act to carry out duties as required by the Act. He or she oversees all statutory and regulatory matters of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors as required by the Canada Lands Surveyors Act and the regulations thereunder. In particular:

            • Supporting the ACLS Board of Examiners in its management of the entry to the profession
            • Is responsible for the efficient management of the ACLS Complaints and Discipline process
            • Responding to inquiries from the public or from other surveyors and takes appropriate action
            • Monitors compliance of licensed members with the mandatory continuing professional development requirements
              Since the ACLS provides administrative support and Registrar services for the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS), the ACLS Registrar also provides the following services:

 

 

        • Support for all CBEPS committees
        • Supervision of the CBEPS examinations process
        • Preparation of the files for the assessment of candidates
        • Support the university accreditation process
        • Support the process for awarding subject exemptions from learning institutions

 

The chosen candidate will work with the Board Administrator who will act as his or her assistant.

Qualifications for this role include:

            • Knowledge of and ability to enforce legislation
            • Possesses a Canada Lands Surveyors Commission or have another surveying commission and commits to obtain it in two years
            • Policy development and implementation skills, ability to comply with legislation
            • Tough but fair minded
            • Good communicator
            • Conflict resolution skills
            • Excellent writing and verbal skills in the English language and at least a basic knowledge of the French language with commitment to improve in the first 2 years on the job

Working Environment:
Ideally, the Registrar will work at the ACLS head office. However working from another location is quite acceptable.

For complete job description, click here

Please send your résumé and cover letter to the Executive Director, Jean-Claude Tétreault at jctetreault@acls-aatc.ca or by mail at:

Association of Canada Lands Surveyors
900 Dynes Road, Suite 100E
Ottawa ON K2C 3L6

Deadline:Midnight Eastern Daylight Time on May 31st, 2018
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April 19th, 2018

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Survey Technologist
Full-time, permanent
Vancouver, BC

Responsibilities include:

            • Interpreting field data to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
            • Building cadastres requiring good boundary resolution judgement
            • Working independently on a wide range of surveys including legal, topographic, construction layout
            • Processing and modeling point cloud data derived from UAV, terrestrial scanning, and aerial LiDAR
            • Willingness to learn McElhanney ISO 9001 quality system related to all deliverables
            • Communicating and interacting with project managers for performance of project tasks.

Requirements:

            • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with 3-5 years of previous experience in a similar role
            • Proficiency with Civil 3D and LGO/TBC is required
            • Prior experience as a party chief is a strong asset
            • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems, and map projections
            • Ability to perform computations and assessments of found legal evidence in the field and office
            • Understanding of the BC Land titles system, and proficiency with myLTSA
            • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills

This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online, click here
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April 19th, 2018

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Land Surveyor
Full-time, permanent
Prince George, BC

McElhanney Associates Land Surveying Ltd. is looking for a Commissioned Land Surveyor in Prince George, BC! The successful candidate will manage land development and infrastructure projects, utility right of way surveys, topographic surveys, construction and engineering layout, and to provide advice to clients.

Responsibilities include:

            • Working in a team setting to establish project scope, budget and schedule, and other project or client expectations
            • Supervising 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 and infrastructure, topographic, engineering and construction layout
            • Liaising with both internal (McElhanney) and external Project Managers and clients
            • Managing information flow from field to final deliverables and supervising the preparation of deliverables
            • Providing mentorship, guidance, and training to assist with LSTs’ and technical staff’s professional development
            • Managing various survey project types including legal, land development and infrastructure, topographic, engineering and construction layout
            • Ensuring quality assurance procedures are carried out for proposals, field returns, drawings, legal plans, documents, and other deliverables
            • Providing advice to clients on property and legal survey matters
            • Other duties as required

Requirements

            • Diploma or degree in Geomatics and at least 5 years’ progressive experience overall
            • BCLS accreditation; Applicants nearing completion of articles through ABCLS will also be considered
            • CLS commission is an asset CLS commission is an asset
            • 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.

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online, click here
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April 18th, 2018

Ontario Land Surveyor ID-2018OLS Huntsville, Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay Office

 Organizational Information

 

Tulloch Engineering is a progressive, multi-disciplinary firm that believes in maintaining a small company, family-oriented feel.  We believe that employees should enjoy their work and the people they work with creating a cohesive and supportive work environment.  Flexible work hours allow our employees to spend the time with their families or to pursue their passions beyond the work day.

We seek out opportunities to work on unique projects and thrive under the most challenging conditions where we bring a passion for finding solutions and a fierce enthusiasm in implementing them.    Our employees are dedicated to quality and often go the extra mile to fulfill client requests and work the extra hours as needed to meet these requests with a devotion seldom found in the industry.  We are excited about our work in the fields of engineering, land surveying, environmental and mapping services.

Our geomatics team at Tulloch offers services to private and government sector clients throughout Ontario and across Canada.  We often find ourselves working in locations that offer logistical challenges, but also impressive opportunities for success and learning.  We provide a full range of traditional surveying services as well as construction monitoring, precision layout, and high definition 3D laser scanning.   We are innovative in our approach and whenever possible utilize emerging technologies to improve both the efficiency and quality of deliverables to our clients.

We are currently looking for a full time Ontario Land Surveyor to join our team in our Huntsville, Sault Ste. Marie or Thunder Bay office.  This is a permanent full time position to begin as soon as a successful candidate is found.

The primary responsibilities will include:

            • Project Management of geodetic, cadastral, engineering and construction survey projects
            • Financial Project Management including estimating and proposal preparation
            • Planning and Resources Management with the ability to provide leadership and mentoring to both field and office staff
            • Client Relations
            • Technical Application including thorough understanding of the capabilities and limitations of survey technology

Qualifications

            • Licensed Ontario Land Surveyor or Canada Land Surveyor
            • Licensed Surveyors from other Canadian jurisdictions will be considered with the understanding that the candidate will pursue an OLS or CLS designation upon hiring
            • Minimum five (5) years practical experience
            • Ability to travel
            • Valid Driver’s Licence

Resumes should be sent to the Human Resources Department; email hr@tulloch.ca or submit online at www.tulloch.ca.  Please reference Competition Ontario Land Surveyor ID-2018OLS on your application.  Thank you to all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates shortlisted for the position will be contacted.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternate format, may email a request to hr@tulloch.ca


February 21, 2018

British Columbia Public Service

Property Acquisition Coordinator
Provide project administration support services for complex projects in this
career building role.
Salary $61,358.64 – $70,016.90 annually.

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plans transportation networks, provides transportation services, develops and implements transportation policies, and administers many transportation-related acts and regulations. Highway Operations is the Ministry’s front line.

The Planning and Partnerships program operates within each Region, providing as part of its mandate, a variety of real estate acquisition, management, and disposal functions as well as project management and litigation support.

The Property Acquisition Coordinator is responsible for managing delivery of property for specific projects. This role also encompasses supervising the provision of property appraisals for highway right of way and acquisition projects by contracted services; directing and developing contract agents to negotiate equitable property acquisition settlements with property owners or their representatives; managing and evaluating the work of independent consultants engaged to assist in determining compensation payable for acquisition of properties.

Qualifications for this role include:

            • Post-secondary degree/diploma in business management/commerce/urban land economics/natural resources or equivalent
            • Accreditation with Appraisal Institute of Canada (A.A.C.I. or CRA) or RI (BC) Appraisal Option diploma by UBC or International Right of Way Association SR/WA designation in Appraisal
            • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in project or program management, property acquisition, survey or negotiation, preferably in the public sector environment
            • Experience is required in planning, coordinating, and managing a specific function
            • Experience in meeting, working with, and negotiating with stakeholders

For more information and to apply by March 8, 2018, please go to click here

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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January 29, 2018

McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Survey Technologist
Full-time, permanent
Whistler, BC

Duties include:

            • Interpret field data in order to create accurate survey drawings and legal plans, which will include downloading and editing field data, interpreting field notes and sketches, and processing conventional and GPS data
            • Complete calculations as needed and prepare for drafting or client project reporting
            • Liaising with Project Managers and clients regarding enquiries and issues
            • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
            • Take instructions from the project manager for performance of office tasks

Requirements:

            • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 2 years of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset
            • Land Surveyor in Training (LST) accreditation or working towards accreditation is an asset
            • Experience with Civil 3D, MicroSurvey, Trimble Business Center, and Leica Geo Office
            • Knowledge of survey and boundary calculation, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
            • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
            • Understanding of the BC Land titles system
            • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
            • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
            • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates

This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online, click here
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