Posted on January 2, 2013 - GC1326

Company: Precision Geomatics
Position: Drafting Technician
Location: Edmonton & Calgary Alberta
Contact Name: Dana Wheeler
Deadline: February 15, 2013

Job Description

Precision Geomatics Inc. is a leading surveying and mapping service provider to Government, land and Resource Development Industries that has enjoyed steady growth since its inception in 1999.  With locations in Edmonton, Calgary and Medicine Hat, Precision provides a broad range of survey services throughout Alberta.  We currently have an excellent opportunity for a:

Drafting Technician - Required for 2 locations:

1 Based out of Calgary

1 Based out of Edmonton

Our Calgary and Edmonton locations are currently seeking Drafting Technicians with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in survey related drafting.  Reporting directly to the Drafting Supervisor the Drafting Technicians are responsible for drafting legal survey plans in line with current acts, regulations as well as Precision Geomatics drafting standards.  Using AutoCad to create plans your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare oil and gas survey plans, including legal plans, plans for well sites, pipeline construction and right of ways
  • Producing all drafting plans within or under projected timelines
  • Manage survey errors as identified
  • Perform Survey calculations
  • Provide input to the Project Team
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Work closely with all drafters and keep the Drafting Supervisor and/or Project Manager apprised of progress and any issues that may arise
  • Be able to mentor and train less experiences Drafters as required



Job Qualifications

The successful candidates will ideally have:

  • Degree or Diploma in drafting or Geomatics
  • 3-5 years’ experience in preparing plans with a focus in oil and gas surveying
  • Extensive knowledge in AutoCad and with various government websites pertaining to drafting plans in Alberta
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Strong attention to detail 

Our Drafting technicians are encouraged to stay current in their field, and to be innovative in their thinking.  The successful candidate must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to take direction well.

Other Information

At Precision Geomatics we pride ourselves on providing employees with a comfortable work environment, one that allows our staff to have input, be innovative and be able to continue to grow within their field.  Precision offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package. 


Please submit cover letters and resumes to: or visit us at 

This competition will remain open until filled.  We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Precision Geomatics
Suite 300E Deerfoot Crt
1144 - 29th Ave NE

Calgary, AB
T2E 7P1
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