Survey Assistant

In by Saamis Employment

MidWest Surveys
July 4, 2024
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
  • Medicine Hat


Midwest Surveys is an employee-owned professional land surveying firm providing geomatics deliverables designed for oil & gas, utility, construction and municipal applications through our ten offices in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Survey Assistant’s Role

In this position, you will be assisting a Crew Chief in performing all types of field surveying.  Travel out of town will be required.  Safety training (i.e. H2S, First Aid, ATV, etc.) is necessary and will be provided as needed.

Survey Assistant duties include:

• Assisting a Crew Chief in locating property boundaries, buildings, structures and other natural or human-made features;

• Operation of Global Positioning System (GPS), a variety of survey equipment, and off-road vehicles; and

• Maintenance of hand and power tools, survey equipment, vehicles, and supplies.

If you are willing to learn, we will provide you with on-the-job training. The Survey Assistant will be paired with an experienced Crew Chief, providing mentorship and one-on-one training. There is an opportunity for career advancement as we continue to expand our local presence.


The successful candidate will have:

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Valid class 5 driver's license (abstract required at time of interview).

• Physical ability to perform the requirements of the job.

• Compliance with our drug and alcohol policy, which includes screening, is mandatory.

• Willingness to work 40 hours per week (with the potential for overtime).

• Willingness and availability to work a varied schedule based on client demands.  This may include working in remote locations, rotational schedules and extended work days (overtime eligible).

• Willingness to work in all types of weather conditions.

• Preferred candidates will have:

o Previous Survey Assistant experience and familiarity with all facets of surveying; including well site surveys, pipeline surveys and line locating.

o Previous experience with 4X4 trucks, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.

o ATV and line locating certifications.

o Knowledge in the operation of Total Station and GPS equipment.

Why Choose Midwest?

Midwest Surveys is a 100% employee-owned company that values its people! Celebrating over 70 years in the industry, we have been ranked as one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada.  We have also been recognized as a top health benefits provider with an award-winning Health and Safety program.

Midwest Surveys actively supports local communities, charities and is committed to a high level of ethics. We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding work environment!

Medicine Hat is a vibrant city located in southeast Alberta with a population of 63,271 (Statistics Canada, 2021).  Known as the “sunniest city in Canada”, there are plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.

For more information on working with Midwest Surveys or to apply for this posting online please visit the Careers section of our website,

All applications will be kept confidential. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Us



Midwest Surveys is a professional land surveying firm providing Geomatics services to the oil and gas industry and municipalities through our ten offices in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and BC, with a support office in Stratford, PEI. We support local communities and are committed to providing an outstanding work environment.

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