Survey Manager


Category: Field Operations
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Title: Survey Manager
Job ID: 13144
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are a Survey Manager who has extensive experience in a fast paced, dynamic, pipeline construction environment. As the Survey Manager for a major pipeline project, you will supervise a team of third-party surveyors.

Join our Ledcor Pipeline team today!


• Advises, ensures and is responsible for creation and implementation of surveying plan on project site
• Responsible for managing third party surveyors to execute survey plan
• Represents Ledcor at client meetings ensuring timelines are met and address any change management issues with relation to field execution
• Develops strong client relationships, manages client expectations and ensures land survey project deliverables, schedules and budget objectives are met
• Supervises day-to-day layout and tasks in accordance of project design and ensure measurement of correct distances
• Ensures maintenance of up to date and accurate as-built drawings
• Leads implementation and monitoring of the quality control, safety and environment programs
• Coaches, assists and supports operations to understand client surveying needs
• Applies expertise to solve problems within the survey plan
• Resolves day-to-day or routine issues through immediate actions or short-term planning within defined processes
• Able to manage difficult issues and obtain agreement as needed


• 10 + year's experience in survey management
• Large-scale pipeline construction (100 kms+) experience required
• Experience managing sub-contractors
• Ability to understand owner requirements in entirety
• Ability to manage a group of subcontractor surveyors
• Strong working knowledge of complex surveyor's tools and associated GPS equipment
• Previous experience of survey standards is required
• Graduated from a recognized drafting, architectural, engineering or construction management program
• Able to influence work planning and execution by field / operations people
• Enjoys working hard - is action oriented and can be counted on to exceed goals successfully
• Identifies opportunities to improve - sees them as challenges to overcome
• Dedicated to meeting requirements of internal and external customers - acts with customers in mind
• Must have and maintain a valid provincial driver’s license
• Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Work Conditions

• Edmonton based during pre-construction phase
• On-site in BC during construction
• This role requires working primarily outdoors in various weather conditions
• Applicants that reside in Alberta or British Columbia will be given preference due to the location of this project

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Edmonton, AB
Edmonton, Alberta

Date Posted 4/6/2017 7:30:23 PM