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Survey Crew Chief

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Job Order #: 5898934

Employer Name:
GeoVerra Inc
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Full Time
Length of Employment:
Technical/Applied Science Diploma
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
GeoVerra Inc

Contact Name:
Emma Pittman

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Key Responsibilities

-Manage and perform field survey work;
-Liaise with Project Managers to coordinate field survey work, to review and manage project budgets, timeline requirements, priorities and survey methodology;
-Act as a company representative, liaising directly with client field representatives and land owners;
-Prepare and communicate field notes, sketches, checklists and digital data in required formats for Project Managers, Land Surveyors and Drafting personnel;
-Provide guidance and mentorship to Survey Assistants working with you;
-Contribute to the development and implementation of industry best practices, more efficient field processes and procedures and the innovative use of new technology;
-Actively participate in and proactively support the advancement of the GeoVerra safety program;
-Some office technical survey work may be required in this position;


-Our successful candidate will be a graduate of a recognized post-secondary program related to surveying and geomatics or have an equivalent amount of related experience.  
1+ years experience;
-Strong working knowledge of survey equipment and software such as GPS and Total Stations (Including Robotic);
-Knowledge and experience of Trimble equipment and software, laser scanning and line locating would be considered an asset;
-Strong problem-solving skills in a field environment;
-Effective communication skills - verbal and written; ability to produce accurate and legible field notes;
-The ability to develop and motivate survey staff and work well in a team environment;
An aptitude for delivering projects on time and budget;
-Experience with the use of ATVs/UTVs, snowmobiles and chainsaws would be considered an asset;
-A valid Class 5 drivers license and can provide a clean drivers abstract;
-All employment offers for Safety Sensitive positions are conditional upon the successful completion of a Negative Drug Screen and Passing Alcohol Screen.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not applicable
Field Skills Experience
 - Traditional survey equipment
 - Total station operation
 - Global positioning system
Additional Skills
 - Supervise other land surveyors and field crews
Specific Skills
 - Record all measurements and other information obtained during survey activities
Work Setting
 - Private sector land surveying establishments


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