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Survey Field Technician
Business Line Geomatics
ID # 13203
Job Type Contract
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

 


 

DARTMOUTH

WSP is currently seeking a Survey Field Technician to join our Geomatics team, located at our Dartmouth office. Reporting to the Survey Technician Supervisor, this position will be responsible for assisting in executing field survey projects in accordance with the instructions provided by the client, project manager and or direct supervisor.

Please note this is a temporary position until the end of December, 2019 with the potential to extend according to the workload.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 in achieving project timelines and deliverables.
  • 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 WSP 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.
  • Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization
  • Enjoy working in a team environment.
  • Ability to work without supervision; effective time management and strong organizational skills.
  • Willingness to travel for the client, project, and WSP requirements and to respond to situations that occur outside traditional working hours.
  • Adaptable and able to think outside the box.
  • Valid drivers’ licence.

 

 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.

 

Dartmouth, NS

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