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GeoVerra Plan Checking Technician in Edmonton or Calgary, Alberta

What the position entails:

Are you fluent in the language of CAD? Does the opportunity to work on exciting projects and be part of a highly motivated team motivate you? If you are looking for a company that supports career development and values your input, this may be the position for you!

Our team at GeoVerra sets a superior standard for our company, and the industry. We look for accomplished professionals with experience on an array of projects and an innate understanding of surveying.

We are looking for a talented Plan Checking Technician to join our growing and fun Production team remotely in or in a hybrid model if desired depending on location in Canada. Working with the Project Management groups, the Plan Checking Technician will check survey plans and calculations from the CAD team. The Plan Checker's role is critical in ensuring the highest quality of the survey plans.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for conducting survey calculations and plan checking for a variety of projects.

  • Effectively perform quality assurance checks on collected survey data and plans, able to utilize industry and company standards in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Use standard survey practices to efficiently check accurate survey plans from information gathered in the field and the office.

  • Maintain familiarity with current techniques and developments.

  • Actively work at improving plan checking skills and increase current knowledge of surveying.

  • Check plans using the standards set out by GeoVerra.

  • Ensure that the quality and accuracy of all survey plans for which you have responsibility meet GeoVerra standards before they are submitted to project managers.

    What you will bring:

  • Diploma or Degree in Geomatics Engineering Technology, Engineering Design & Drafting Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, or related discipline; or certification in related CAD/GIS courses.

  • Member in good standing or eligible for registration with local Survey or Technologist Association is preferable.

  • 5 to 10 years' experience using AutoCAD and related software in the preparation of survey related plans

  • Skilled in the use of the latest versions of AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Coordinate Geometry software.

  • An understanding of the basic principles of surveying and survey plan requirements.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization; is a great team member.

  • Ability to work without supervision; effective time management and strong organizational skills.

  • Contribute on an on-going basis toward maintaining a safe working environment both for yourself and for those working with you or in your close vicinity.

  • Proficient in Windows; MS Word and other Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Adaptable and able to think outside the box.

    What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Comprehensive benefits coverage, vacation, wellness days, and RRSP matching contributions.

  • Tools and services to support your mental wellness.

  • Work-life balance

  • Flexible workplace program

  • Growth and advancement opportunities

  • Paid professional dues.

  • Continuing education and professional development

  • Use of leading-edge technology and equipment

  • Diverse projects and a fast-paced working environment

Please contact if you have any questions about this role.

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