Midwest Surveys is an employee-owned professional land surveying firm providing geomatics services to the oil & gas industry and municipalities through our ten offices in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. We were named one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers for 2014.
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.
A High School diploma is required. Ideally, the successful candidate will be knowledgeable in the operation of Total Station and GPS equipment and familiar with all facets of oilfield surveying; including but not limited to well site surveys, pipeline surveys and line locating. Previous experience with 4X4 trucks, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles is preferred. Safety training (i.e. H2S, First Aid, WHMIS, etc.) is required. If you have a willingness to learn, we will provide you with on-the-job training.
A valid driver’s license and occasional travel out of town is required. Candidates should 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.
About Midwest Surveys:
With over 60 years in the industry, we have been ranked as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada, a Top Employer in Alberta, and ranked as a top benefits provider in Canada. We were also selected as Alberta’s Best Workplace for Health and Safety in 2008 by Venture Magazine.