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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, Operations and Technology
  • John Hagglund P.Eng. – VP Technology
  • Konrad Paley P.Eng. – Senior Project 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. 


Position Title – Data Processor I

LiDAR Services International Inc. currently has a requirement for LiDAR and Photogrammetry Data Technicians.

LiDAR Services International Inc. is a leading provider of geospatial data products and natural gas leak detection and emissions monitoring services throughout North America.  We continue to expand our operations across a number of industries and currently have exciting field and office based employment opportunities. We hope you have the right skill set to become part of our innovative offering in the growing worlds of geospatial data and environmental services!

As a LiDAR and photogrammetric data technician you will work closely with our Data Processing Manager to process a variety of data projects to create products that meet our customer’s geospatial data and environmental data needs.  You will closely liaise with our field data collection organization to optimize project production schedules while maintaining a high level of data quality.

-Generating LiDAR tile layout, project area, and project requirements using Microstation;
-Process GPS and inertial data using Inertial Explorer;
-Building, testing, and running classification macros;
-Classifying LiDAR point cloud data using Terrascan to meet client requirements;
-Analyzing data set to surveyed ground control points;
-Adjusting data sets to surveyed ground control points;
-Data feature extraction/complication of hydro-flattening breaklines;
-Orthophoto production in TerraPhoto;
-Processing of other airborne data including oblique images, video & weather data;
-Peer reviewing classification work and quality control;
-Option to participate in field data collection operations;
-Self-check work to ensure accuracy and minimize reprocessing;
-Communicating task status, estimated completion time and problems to Project Manager(s) and team leaders in a timely manner;
-Identify and troubleshoot problems with data collection and processing;
-Develop methods and systems to improve operations;
-Balance efficiency with quality

-GIS diploma or degree, or equivalent;
-2+ years of experience processing LiDAR Data using Terra Solid Software;
-Familiarity with GNSS Systems;
-Familiarity with aerial mapping concepts including: Coordinate systems, mapping, projections, image orthorectification, LiDAR point derivation & attributes, calibrations, etc;
-Positive attitude, team player;
-Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously
-Ability to maintain a high degree of motivation and focus on work with minimal supervision
-Detail oriented
-Experience with any of the following: GrafNet, Inertial Explorer, Python, Global Mapper, LP360, RiProcess, POSPac, Microstaion, ARCGIS.

If you are interested in discussing opportunities to join our growing organization, please contact Kathleen O’Donoghue at

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