Posted on May 14, 2013 - GC1377

Company: Mission Geospatial Ltd.
Position: Survey CAD Technician
Location: Calgary, AB
Contact Name: Keith Podmoroff

Job Description


Mission Geospatial Ltd. is a progressive geomatics company based out of Calgary, Alberta.  Mission provides geomatics and geospatial information services within Alberta, and on Canada Lands.

Mission holds a strong position in the Alberta oilsands industry and takes pride in providing innovative services to meet our client’s needs and exceed their expectations.

We are seeking versatile individuals to join our high performance team.  We believe a successful organization is made up of successful individuals working towards a common goal and through our experience we have identified versatility as a key factor in an employee’s ability to create success within our organization.

Mission places emphasis on its employees and their safety by providing quality training at the start of employment and throughout their career.  Mission is committed to your individual success and will provide assistance to you in taking educational advancement courses. 


The survey CAD technician will be responsible for drafting various legal survey plans for both municipal purposes and for the oilfield industry.  The survey CAD technician will report to the production manager.

Job Qualifications


  • Thorough knowledge of current AutoCAD Map 3D (version 2010 or newer)
  • FDO
  • Annotative text
  • Dynamic blocks
  • Creating & analyzing topologies
  • Minimum 3 years Alberta oilfield drafting experience
  • Ability to interpret survey plans/documents
  • CAD programming experience (AutoLisp, VB etc…)
  • Desire to pursue a long-term career in a dynamic, supportive environment


  • Online search tools (LSAS, IHS, SPIN II etc…)
  • Drafting plans in unsurveyed territory
  • Basic survey calculations
  • Alberta public lands, Land Surface Disposition requirements
  • Energy Resources Conservation Board “Directive 56”
  • Alberta Land Surveyors Association “Manual of Standard Practice”
  • Supplement to the Manual of Instructions for the Survey of Canada Lands (blue book)

Other Information


Mission aspires to be an industry leader in overall employee compensation and will offer the successful candidate a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package, RRSP contribution matching, wellness account, health spending account, bonus opportunities, paid training and career path planning.  

Mission Geospatial Ltd.
3320, 8th Street S.E.

Calgary, AB
T2G 5S7

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