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Job Details

Land Surveying Party Chief

Employer

GeoTrek Land Survey

Date Posted

June 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $40.00 to $55.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 121 to 300 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

GeoTrek Land Survey

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

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
  • Construction company
  • Engineering firm

Specific Skills

  • Advise and provide consultation on matters related to legal surveys
  • Record all measurements and other information obtained during survey activities
  • Plan, direct and supervise or conduct surveys to establish legal boundaries of properties
  • Determine precise locations using electronic distance measuring equipment

Survey Specialization

  • Topographic
  • 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

  • Rural area
  • On-site customer service
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gasoline paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Learning/training paid by employer

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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