Survey Party Chief

CAP Engineering is currently seeking Survey Party Chiefs to be based out of our Whitehorse office. Successful candidates will be responsible for performing field survey work on projects in field such as major earthwork construction, transmission lines, pipeline and land development throughout Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta, and BC.


  • Lead survey crews and be responsible for the quality of work performed by survey assistants under your leadership
  • Ensure completion dates and budgets are met
  • Ensure consistent application of firm operating standards and safety practices
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of industry best
    practices, more efficient field processes and procedures and the innovative use of new technology
  • Prepare and communicate field notes, sketches, checklists and digital
    data in required formats for Project Managers, Land Surveyors and Drafting personnel
  • Be aware of client expectations, site policies etc. and ensure our team performs accordingly
  • Participate in meetings with project managers, engineers, and contractor representatives as requested
  • Ensure survey work is being done according to CAP and project Quality Management standards and parameters
  • Prepare drawings and sketches to support construction work as required


  • Graduate of a recognized post-secondary program related to surveying and Geomatics or have an equivalent amount of related experience
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in the Survey Party Chief role
  • Strong working knowledge of GPS and Total Stations (Including Robotic)
  • Well developed problem-solving skills in a field environment
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Autonomous and organized
  • Good judgement and analysis capacity
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing may be required
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, including weekends and must be willing to travel out of town for up to 3 weeks at a time


  • Benefit package available
  • Salary to be determined according to past experience and education

Please email resume to or drop it off at our Whitehorse office. Only resumes demonstrating above qualifications and requirements will be accepted.

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