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Job Details

Land Surveying Party Chief

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by GeoTrek Land Survey

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $36.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 121 to 300 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 21, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

GeoTrek Land Survey

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Field Skills Experience

  • Total station operation
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Supervise other land surveyors and/or field crews

Work Setting

  • Private sector land surveying establishments
  • Natural resources
  • Engineering firm

Specific Skills

  • Record all measurements and other information obtained during survey activities
  • Plan, direct and supervise or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries of properties
  • Develop survey plans, methods and procedures for conducting legal surveys
  • Determine precise locations using electronic distance measuring equipment

Survey Specialization

  • Oil and gas exploration
  • Mining claims
  • Engineering
  • Construction

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

nicky@geotrek.ca

Advertised Until

Oct 21, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Land Surveying Party Chief is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Land Surveyors
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop plans, methods and procedures for conducting legal surveys, and to analyze, manage and display data using geographic information systems (GIS) and computer-aided design and drafting (CAD)

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with GIS, GPS, CAD and other systems and equipment to record measurements and other information and to prepare survey data, plans, charts, records and documents

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the preparation and compilation of data, plans, charts, records and documents; and in certifying and assuming liability for surveys

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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