Company: Wood
Skills: Quantity Surveying
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking Survey Assistants to join our team. All positions will be based out of our Edmonton, AB office but will require out of town travel. Wood will provide accommodations for crews only when out of town work is required.

Key Responsibilities



  • Assist the Survey Crew Chief with construction, legal, and topographic surveys including, but not limited to:
    • Setting up survey instruments {GPS, Total Stations, Levels, etc.)
    • Marking and installing survey stakes
    • Marking and installing legal land markers
    • Digging and exposing survey evidence
  • Operating Vehicles including, but not limited to:
    • Driving 1/2 to 3/4 -ton pickups
    • Operating quads
    • Operating snowmobiles
  • Operating Equipment under the supervision of the Survey Crew Chief including, but not limited to:
    • Operation of survey grade GPS
    • Operation of total stations
    • Operation of chainsaws, augers, impact hammers and generators
  • Maintaining Equipment including but not limited to:
    • Cleaning and maintaining survey equipment
    • Cleaning and maintaining vehicles
    • Cleaning and maintaining ancillary equipment
  • Physical Work including, but not limited to:
    • Walking long distances
    • Working long hours and shifts away from home
    • Working in remote areas


Skills / Qualifications





  • High School Graduation
  • Current enrolment in or completion of related post secondary training (civil, construction, materials) would be a definite asset, bt not requird
  • Preference given to those with previous experience in the construction industry
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Must be mature and self-motivated with the ability to work under little supervision
  • Must be able to travel out of town and be willing to work overtime
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.



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 over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, 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.


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