Surveying and Dimensional Control

Excellence and experience deliver precision results

CFM has the in-depth expertise and equipment to handle your Surveying & Dimensional Control requirements, providing you with world class specialization in mechanical, shipbuilding, and civil surveying.

CFM's professional Geomatics Engineers and certified Civil Engineering Technologists can provide complete surveying services for any size project from conception to completion. Our highly skilled surveying crews have the experience and large inventory of modern survey equipment to get the job done right. We also have specialized equipment to perform more complex measurements.

Look to us for excellence in industrial and precision alignments, accurate and efficient 3-D scanning capability, topographic and construction surveys, shipbuilding accuracy control, and dimensional quality control.

Serving clients locally and globally from our Saint John, New Brunswick and Halifax, Nova Scotia offices, we're available 24/7 to serve you.

Our Surveying and Dimensional Control services include:

  • Pre-engineering
  • Project quality control
  • Third party inspection
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Piping
  • Post construction as-built
  • Laser Scanning / 3-D Modeling
  • Drafting / 3-D Modeling


  • Topographic surveys
  • Building layout surveys
  • As built, (foundations, equipment, piping, etc)
  • Bore hole and test pit mapping
  • Project Quality Control Coordination
  • Procedures
  • Surveying
  • Documentation
  • Third Party Inspection (off site)
  • Dimensional verification of vendor supplied equipment
  • Laser Scanning / 3-D Modeling


  • Construction site control
  • Excavation and site grading
  • Quantity surveys
  • Pile locations
  • Form work and anchor bolt layout
  • Underground services layout
  • Structural steel erection


  • Equipment layout and installation
  • Precision roll / component alignment
  • Shaft / coupling laser alignment
  • Optical tooling
  • Precision 3-D Object Measurements
  • Laser Scanning / 3-D Modeling


  • Pipe spool pre-installation trouble shooting
  • Existing piping location and tie-ins
  • Post construction as built
  • Interference checks
  • Laser Scanning


  • Civil and topographical
  • Mechanical detailing
  • Architectural design
  • Piping systems
  • Digital terrain modeling
  • Shipbuilding
  • 3-D Modeling


  • Propulsion Component Alignment
  • Hull Form Surveys
  • Precision Surveys on Floating Structures
  • Laser Coupling Alignment
  • Auditing of Vendor Dimensional Requirements
  • Hull Component Installation Surveys
  • GPS Positioning for Sea Trials
  • Laser Scanning / 3-D Modeling

Related Services 

  • Statistical Analysis of Data
  • Consulting – Planning and Controlling Dimensional requirement

CFM - Your first call for expert solutions and support – 506-648-2226 or 902-494-5212