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Survey Crew Chief

Survey Crew Chief

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking Survey Crew Chiefs to join our Edmonton, AB team.


Key Responsibilities


  • Surveying of local roads, highways, drainage and bridge surveys for preliminary design and construction layout &construction flagging
  • Candidates must have experience and be successful in the following: establish control, data pickup, construction layout, quantity pickup and calculations, manual drafting of transit notes and processing surveys via computer software
  • Position requires travel throughout central and northern Alberta and willingness to work significant overtime during the construction season
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff

Skills / Qualifications


  • Experience with the use of survey instruments and equipment including Trimble GPS, Total Stations and levels
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a survey crew chief
  • Graduate from a survey project, civil engineering, civil tech, or geomatics discipline is mandatory
  • Candidate must have a valid Alberta Class 5 driver's license
  • Candidate must possess a strong understanding of coordinate geometry as it relates to construction surveying
  • Strong work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada


  • Experience with Construction surveying for the layout of rural roads and highways would be considered an asset

Physical Demands


This position is physically demanding and requires long periods of standing/walking through rough terrain in physically demanding and construction environments; therefore, only candidates willing to work in these conditions need apply.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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