GeoVerra is currently seeking a Survey Assistant to join our Geomatics team, located at our Fort St. John office. Reporting to the Field Crew Coordinator, this position will be responsible for assisting the Crew Chief in executing field survey projects in accordance with the instructions provided by the client, project manager and direct supervisor.
Support a positive and professional team atmosphere and acts as a positive ambassador for the company in all situations where there is contact with the public, our clients or potential clients and project contractors.
Assist with various tasks including but not limited to organization and housekeeping of tools, equipment and materials at project sites, office and in crew vehicles.
Assist the Crew Chief in achieving project timelines and deliverables.
Arrive at work on time and prepared for the task and shift assigned by the Field Crew Coordinator.
Participate proactively in completing required internal and external safety training and practicing competent operation of all types of survey related equipment and vehicles required for the task at hand.
Adhere to the safety requirements of the client, OH&S and the GeoVerra Safety program on all projects.
Participate in Emergency Response Planning, Hazard Assessment, Job Safety Analysis development, daily tailgate meetings and complies with all safety activities identified.
Required Skills, Experience, and Behaviours:
Diploma or Degree in Geomatics Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, or related discipline considered an asset but not required.
Previous experience in Surveying or other related types of work involving the outdoors.
Ability to take direction and communicate effectively.
An understanding of survey methodologies is considered an asset.
Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization; is a great team member.
Ability to work without supervision, effective time management and strong organizational skills.
Ability and willingness to travel for the client, project, and GeoVerra requirements and to respond to situations that occur outside traditional working hours.
Adaptable and able to think outside the box.
A valid driver’s license and can provide a clean driver’s abstract;
Pre Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing; and
All employment offers for Safety Sensitive positions are conditional upon the successful completion of a Negative Drug Screen and Passing Alcohol Screen.
Out of town work and frequent travel required;
Ability to carry, lift and push 50lbs+ on a regular basis;
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions;
GeoVerra has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.