Midwest Surveys is a 100% employee owned company that values its people! Celebrating over 65 years in the industry, we have been ranked as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada and a Top Employer in Alberta.
Midwest Surveys is expanding its local presence in the Kindersley area with a permanent field crew. We are currently seeking a Survey Assistant based out of Kindersley. The Survey Assistant is responsible for assisting a Crew Chief in locating property boundaries, buildings, structures and other natural or human-made features on, over, or under the surface of the earth. Duties will require the operation of Global Positioning System (GPS), a variety of survey equipment, and off-road vehicles. Additional responsibilities include maintenance of survey hand tools, equipment, vehicles, and supplies. Some traveling will be required.
If you have a willingness to learn, we will provide you with on-the-job training. The Survey Assistant will be paired with an experienced Crew Chief, providing mentorship and one-on-one training. There is an opportunity for career advancement as we continue to expand our local presence.
Previous experience operating a Total Station and GPS equipment would be an asset as would experience operating 4X4 trucks, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. Familiarity with oilfield surveying, well site surveys, pipeline surveys or line locating would definitely be an asset.
A high school diploma and valid drivers license are required. Candidates may be required on assignment out of town for extended periods. Candidates should also be prepared to comply with our drug and alcohol policy, which includes screening. Safety training (i.e. CSTS, First Aid, H2S, WHMIS, etc.) is 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.