Job Title:

Geomatics Engineer


Canada Pump and Power Corporation


Ardrossan, AB

We are currently seeking a Geomatics Engineer to become our Mighty Dredge development geomatics expert. The Dredge has been in a 3-year trial in our test facility and has had recent extremely good success in a pilot trial. Future development includes a GPS/telematics project and implementation plan to occur over a one-year period that will enable the expert to take the Dredge to the next level by adding to its geospatial capabilities.

Job Duties:

  • Create and implement a one-year project plan for how to further develop the GPS/telematics components of the Dredge
  • Develop an attitude heading reference system, and position/map the movement of the cutter in the underwater space
  • Enable under ice functionality by incorporating survey tools to enable mapping
  • Integrate mapping through time and other geo-spatial data into the various applications of the Dredge
  • Expand its capabilities and applications to improve functionality by adding the attitude heading reference system (AHRS) to measure depth and proximity without direct reference to the surface; optimize the cutter head to position it in the pond or other underwater space in real time; enable mapping of its work through time; and develop a surveying system for under ice application
  • Upon completion of the one-year Dredge product development project, the candidate will continue in the role of Dredge development expert. They will continue to refine the geo-spatial components to enhance its commercialization potential by ensuring a continuously improved and market-ready product. They will continue to contribute to any commercialization projects of the Dredge in both local and export markets and will contribute to developing the geo-spatially driven support equipment and processes needed to manufacture multiple units


  • Obtained designation in Engineering
  • Professional member of APEGA
  • Geomatics credential or equivalent experience
  • Associated pump and dredge experience in Western Canada
  • Working mechanical expertise
  • Strong English language skills

We are pleased to offer a total compensation package. This includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits plan, participation in a company matching pension plan, participation in our profit sharing plan, as well as personal development, career advancement and long-term employment opportunities.


If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to

While we thank all those in advance for expressing interest in the position, only the candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Posted 2017-02-28

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