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Overview / Key Personnel

LiDAR Services International, LSI is a Canadian based airborne LiDAR survey company that has been in the airborne LiDAR business since 2002. LSI’s core team have been involved for many years in all aspects of LiDAR operations including the design and integration of key hardware components for a proprietary LSI manufactured LiDAR system. LSI performs all aspects of LiDAR field operations, LiDAR and high resolution digital imagery data collection, data processing and final data deliverables. LSI has completed LiDAR projects throughout Canada and the USA including projects in South America, Central America, Africa, and in Asia. LSI’s client base includes many mining companies, engineering companies, oil and gas companies, governments and electrical utilities.

  • Tony Tubman P.Eng. – President and Managing Director
  • Art Silver B.Sc. – Director/VP Sales and Marketing
  • Doug Hunter C.E.T. – VP Systems R&D
  • John Hagglund P.Eng. – VP Software Development
  • Ryan Burke P.Eng. – Operations Manager
  • Kari-Ann McNabb P.Eng. – Sales Manager
  • Kathleen O’Donoghue – Office Manager/Accountant

Experience / Why Choose LSI

LSI’s working owners have an accumulated total in excess of 50 years of experience in the laser/LiDAR survey technology field, from research, design, integration, manufacturing, to the collection of LiDAR data on five continents around the world. LSI’s core field staff also have significant international and domestic LiDAR experience and have operated and supported operations in the most remote and extreme environments. LSI is a privately owned company that in 2002 included four employees and a single HELIX LiDAR system. Currently LSI employs twenty full time staff and owns and operates three MATRIX operational airborne LiDAR systems. All of LSI’s LiDAR systems have been designed and assembled in LSI’s facility in Calgary, Alberta. 

Why choose LSI for your project?

  • Experience. This is clearly the #1 reason why you should consider LSI. LSI has more than 10 years of experience providing LiDAR surveys. 
  • Competitive. LSI provides competitive bids based on understanding the clients requirements and based on years of project planning and project completion experience.
  • Customer Satisfaction.  LSI strives to continually meet deliverable schedules and working one on one with clients to ensure satisfaction. LSI takes the time to provide this service not only to meet requirements but to go beyond these boundaries to ensure complete client satisfaction.
  • Proprietary LiDAR Technology. As LSI builds our own LiDAR systems, we have system knowledge that extends down to the chip level. 


Geomatics Specialist

LiDAR Services International Inc. (LSI) is a Calgary based airborne LiDAR service provider ( Incorporated in 2002, LSI’s business model was devised to provide high quality LiDAR data collection via integration of leading edge technologies. LSI designs, manufactures, integrates and operates state of the art aircraft and helicopter-based LiDAR mapping systems.

LSI currently requires a person with a geomatics background to fill an opening as a Laser Mapping Geomatics Specialist.  The primary role of the position is to work in the Calgary office as a part of the Operations team to prepare high quality laser and imagery derived mapping products for various clients.  Additionally, the successful candidate in the future may have the opportunity to have field data collection responsibilities.


  • LiDAR data point cloud generation, calibration, classification, and quality control.  
  • Geospatial Imagery and video processing.
  • GNSS and IMU integration
  • Develop and improve data collection and processing methodology and techniques to encourage efficient, high quality data deliverable products.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures including health and safety.
  • Communicating project status with supervisors and upper management
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems with data collection and processing


Post secondary education in a geomatics / geospatial related discipline with principle understanding of surveying and mapping, remote sensing, GIS, datums and geoids, surface modelling and image processing.

Basic understanding of LiDAR technology.

Benefit to have Microstation and Terrasolid knowledge and experience.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Aptitude for problem solving and making responsible decisions with minimal supervision.

LSI prides itself on being a company with opportunities for employees to learn and grow, flexible work schedules for work-life balance and offers health and dental benefits.

Only applicants currently eligible to work in Canada, including non-restrictive visas, will be considered for this position.

Please send your resumes and cover letters to Ryan Burke, Only the candidates selected will be contacted.


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