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Surveyor / Survey Technician

Location
Calgary, AB
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Surveyor or Survey Technician (with Water Resources Engineering experience or training) to join the Prairies and North Region's Water Resources Engineering Group on a full-time basis in Calgary. The water group provides a variety of engineering and environmental water services to many high-profile projects in the Prairie Provinces, Territories, throughout Canada and throughout the world.

An overview of your role will include:
  • Conducting topography and bathymetry surveys using various techniques (e.g., Trimble RTK GNSS, echosounder). Training will be provided on an as-needed basis for specialized survey equipment.
  • Conducting field data collection including, but not limited to flow and water level measurements; installing pressure transducers, dataloggers and gauges; level surveys; and water quality sampling.
  • Access remote sites via foot, off-road vehicles, or helicopter.
  • Lead field programs and preparing relevant health and safety documentation.
  • Assisting with data entry and data processing.
  • Demonstrating a "Safety-First" focus and acting as a role model to other staff.
  • Maintaining a high standard of behavior to uphold Golder's reputation and demonstrating a commitment to our Core Values.
  • This role involves being in the field approximately 90% of the time.
You will have a background in:
  • Diploma or Certificate in surveying, environmental sciences, or related program with specific training or experience with Surveying Techniques (specifically with RTK).
  • Experience with operating boats and working on water is an asset. Training will be provided on an as-needed basis.
  • Relevant field and survey experience is preferred.
  • Excellent work ethic with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong team player - ability to work with all levels of an organization.
  • Detail oriented with focus on quality of work.
  • Flexibility to work extra hours and for business travel when required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems in the field is an asset.
  • Experience operating fixed-wing and multicopter drones is an asset.


Your benefits at Golder will include:
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching
  • Global projects and travel opportunities


Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
  • On the job training, mentoring, and coaching
  • Global projects and travel opportunities


One of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 15 consecutive years

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, now a member of WSP, is a leading, global consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder's 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of Golder (member of WSP). Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Golder (member of WSP) as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

Golder Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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