Field Survey Assistant

Surveying · Perth, Ontario
Department Surveying
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Mid-level

You didn't go to school to be a number in a big machine, so why work for one? By joining McIntosh Perry, you will be able to make an impact in the communities where you live and work. Our Core Purpose - Turning Possibilities Into Reality represents our commitment to solving problems, getting things done and moving forward through collaboration with clients and teams. 


Our team's expertise, gained through decades of experience, means clients can rely on us to quickly deliver high-quality and successful projects. 


As one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms with more than 800 project managers, engineers, technical experts and problems solvers across North America, McIntosh Perry is proud to be a Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. 


Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started: 


Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated 

Make Momma proud - Do the right thing 

Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader 

Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together 

Did you dot the i’s and cross the t’s? - Personal responsibility 

Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference 


If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun delivering high-quality projects regardless of the project size, we are looking for new talent to join our supportive and dynamic team and enable you to turn possibilities into reality. 



As a member of our Surveying team, you will be responsible for assisting the Field Supervisor in completing the fieldwork on various types of survey projects. Duties that you will be responsible for include, but are not limited to: 

  • Complete daily vehicle inspection sheets before heading to the jobsite; 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment; 
  • Ensure all equipment required for the days work is in good working order and is loaded into the vehicle before leaving for the day; 
  • Assist the Field Supervisor with data preparation, in-field calculations, and data downloads; 
  • Operating and maintaining all types of survey equipment including GPS, total station and level; and 
  • Adhere to all company Health and Safety policies and regulations. 



  • Completion of college diploma as a survey technician or civil engineering technology is considered an asset; 
  • Strong mathematical skills; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Able to work in a rugged environment in all types of weather; 
  • Physical capability to carry survey equipment and other materials over long distances is required; 
  • Chainsaw safety course is considered an asset; 
  • Experience with land surveying and survey equipment is an asset; 
  • Must be willing to travel out of town within Ontario; and 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance. 

McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.

McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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    Perth, Ontario
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