Posted on February 21, 2024 - GC1755

Company: McElhanney Ltd.
Position: Senior Laser Scanning Survey/CADD Technologist (NOC-22212)
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Salary: $32 - $36/hr
Contact Name: McElhanney

Job Description

The Opportunity: 
McElhanney Ltd. is currently seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our 
Vancouver team as a Geospatial (Senior Laser Scanning)/CADD Technologist with a focus 
on laser scanning and other high-definition surveys. This is a great opportunity 
for a dedicated individual who is looking to gain hands on experience with a 
multidisciplinary team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work 
alongside a team of HDS technicians and 3D modelers on a variety of topographic,
 scan-to-BIM, and non-standard surveys. 
What You’ll Be Doing:

• Develop and prepare engineering as built information and drawings from field and survey data,
engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
• Supervise and train other technologists, technicians and drafters.
• Develop and prepare as built sketches from point cloud - Learning new software/processes 
and creating other advanced deliverables from point clouds
• Write technical reports
• Assess construction specification
• Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets
• Read and interpret blueprints
• Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data 
and as built data
• Liaising with Project Managers regarding enquiries and issues
• Create building information models (BIM), using computer software, 
to provide digital representations of physical and functional aspects of buildings 
and other engineering projects
• Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations as it relates to 
Laser Scanning and extracting CAD linework and creating 3D model deliverables from point clouds
• Conducting and leading laser scan surveys in the field, including setting 
control with total station and GPS
• Registering raw scans, processing conventional field survey data
• Time will be split between the field and office and will require some 
travel outside of Greater Vancouver 
Pay Range: $32 - $36/hr. The salary offered will be based on the experience 
and qualifications of the successful candidate. 
A Full Range of Benefits to Keep You Healthy & Happy:
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
• Flexibility to work remotely part time as needed
• Maternity leave top-up and parental leave
• Extended health and dental coverage, healthcare spending account, and RRSP matching
• Employee & Family assistance program, which offers 24/7 support online or over the phone
• A workplace culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all
• Competitive salary, participation in our generous performance bonus plan, and opportunity 
to join an employee-owned firm with potential share ownership

• Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement,
mentorship programs, and opportunity to join numerous internal committees 
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
At McElhanney, our unwavering commitment lies in cultivating a culture that aligns 
with our core values and fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion. We celebrate the 
collective achievements of a team rich in expertise, experiences, and perspectives, 
and welcome applications from individuals of diverse ethnicities, religions, backgrounds, 
genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, aboriginal statuses, various age groups, 
and those with disabilities. Requests for accommodations can be made at 
any stage of the selection process. 
If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if 
you don’t meet all of the requirements outlined. 
We’re interested in getting to know you and explore the unique contributions 
you can bring to McElhanney! 

Job Qualifications

What You’ll Bring

• Degree or technical diploma in Geomatics / Geospatial / Remote Sensing/ Other Engineering
related fields with at least 2 years of progressive experience in a survey tech role or 
equivalent experience
• At least 2 years experience conducting both the field and office aspects of laser scan surveys
• AutoCAD certification
• Experience manipulating and producing deliverables from point clouds
• Strong technical understanding and an ability to learn and adapt to new software and workflows
• Strong communication and leadership skills, ability to take initiative and exercise good judgment
• Experience with MicroStation an asset
• Experience with Civil3D is an asset
• Transport Canada RPAS certification is an asset

Other Information

Additional Information:

• Location of Work: 200-858 Beatty Street, Vancouver BC V6B 1C1,
locations outside the Greater Vancouver Area and McElhanney client sites across BC, 
field work required
• Monday to Friday:37.5 to 40 hours per week, Mondays-Fridays and some evenings or weekends
• Language: English
• Number of positions: 2 positions; permanent-full time
• Corporate head office mailing address: Unit 200, 858 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1C1
• Salary: $32-36/hour depending on experience 
Applicants should apply online through our McElhanney website:

McElhanney Ltd.
200-858 Beatty Street

Vancouver, BC
V6B 1C1

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