Road Construction Surveyor

Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 08-04-2017
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 700 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.


We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic, seasonal CONSTRUCTION SURVEYOR, to work full-time in our Fort McMurray Division.
 
SUMMARY
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Construction Surveyor is responsible for measuring and mapping future construction sites and determining official land boundaries.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Utilize specialized GPS equipment to determine precise measures of grades and positions on a job site, including the set-up of laser levels and slope lasers.
  • Accurately measure distances, directions and angles between points and elevations of points, lines and contours on, above and/or below the Earths’ surface.
  • Accurately record measurements, deviations and other information obtained through survey activities, and organize and store the information for later retrieval.
  • Read and interpret construction plans and transpose plan information onto the worksite.
  • Provide on-site troubleshooting of survey layout and machine control data to ensure all data and work performed is accurate and up to date. 
  • Assess construction work and physical placement of materials ensuring adherence to designated lines and grades.
  • Draw up profiles of roads, details of intersections, culvert installations and property line layouts.
  • Research legal records to determine evidence of previous boundaries, and analyze data to determine the location of boundary lines.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Other Surveying duties as required.
 
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of a 2 – 3 year Technical Diploma in Geomatic Technology or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ Surveying experience within the road and civil construction industry.
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Knowledge of contract specifications, surveying procedures, road construction materials and industry requirements.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
 
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more. 
 
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our website at http://www.ecltd.ca and apply online.
 
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