Survey Assistant

Fort McMurray

Position Overview

Position Overview

Challenger Geomatics is proudly employee-owned and has a staff of more than 180 permanent employees operating across western Canada and the North providing surveying, mapping and geomatics services. We’re seeking a Survey Assistant in Fort McMurray or the surrounding Wood Buffalo region to join our growing team. This person will assist the Party Chief on all types of field work including construction, engineering and legal survey assignments.

At Challenger, we believe that our people are our greatest asset, and we challenge our people to be their absolute best. We’re a growing company, and offer continuing education and support to help our team members to rise to their full potential. We also offer interesting and diverse project work using leading-edge equipment and technology.



  • Operates survey equipment and assists in the completion of field surveys
  • Interpretation of maps or plans, survey notes and sketches, and submitting field data
  • Cleans and maintains survey equipment, tools & vehicles
  • Coordinates with the Party Chief, and keeps them informed as to progress and problems
  • Performs all field employee health and safety duties as identified in the company’s HSE program



  • 1 to 2 years of related experience or training
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to complete required safety training (First Aid and CPR, H2S Alive, CSTS, WHMIS, etc)
  • Experience with ATV’s and chainsaws an asset
  • Must be willing to travel, work out of town, in remote locations
  • Fit for duty, including successful completion of drug and alcohol testing as required


We Offer Our Talent:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Extended health, prescriptions, dental care, vision care, health spending account as well as short and long term disability and life insurance
  • Support for continuing education and professional development
  • RRSP matching program and annual performance bonuses
  • Overtime pay and banked time-off