The Opportunity: 
McElhanney is looking for a Geomatics Technologist to join our Geomatics Team in Prince George, BC. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated individual who is looking to gain hands on surveying experience with a multidisciplinary team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of survey technicians and land surveyors on a variety of legal, engineering and construction surveys.
Living in Prince George: 
Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George is a leader in business, healthcare, education, shopping, and culture. Residents of Prince George enjoy lower costs of living which allow residents to enjoy a higher discretionary income. Recreation opportunities are second to none and range from golfing, skiing, fishing, and hiking to any team sport you can think of. With over 300 days of sunny weather every year, you won't find a better place for outdoor adventures!

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Lead Field Survey Crew and prepare accurate notes, sketches and field data
  • Interpret and edit field data, notes and sketches, complete field calculations as needed
  • Liaising with Project Managers and clients regarding enquiries and issues
  • Implementing and ensuring quality assurance on all field returns
  • Interpret Engineering plans for layout and quantities as well as quality assurance checks

What You’ll Bring:
  • Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics with at least 3 years of progressive experience in a survey tech/party chief role; experience in legal and engineering surveys is a strong asset  
  • Experience with GNSS and conventional survey equipment
  • Experience with UAV (Drone) or Terrestrial Laser Scanners is an asset
  • Knowledge of survey calculations, geodetic coordinate systems and map projections
  • Capable of computations and assessment of found legal evidence in the field when necessary
  • Strong communication, leadership, and motivational skills
  • Ability to travel for field positions, sometimes for extended periods
  • Ability to work effectively in various geographical settings, weather conditions, and climates.
This role is designated as a safety sensitive position.

Vaccination Requirement
In accordance with the recommendations and guidance provided by government health authorities, McElhanney strongly encourages all employees to get fully vaccinated to protect themselves and others against the health and safety risks and the transmission of COVID-19 to others.  This position requires that the successful candidate become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the future, and as such, proof of vaccination will likely be required at some point. McElhanney will consider all accommodations required due to a protected ground under applicable human rights legislation.

About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 100 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,100 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.
Our Purpose:  Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.
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If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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