Engineering & Surveying Services

Helix Engineering Ltd. is an experienced firm with a proven record of providing high-quality civil engineering and legal survey services to private business, government/municipal departments and agencies, and construction contractors.


Planning and Land Development

The Helix team has extensive experience within the planning and land development fields. Our project managers utilize their extensive local connections and pair this with decades of experience to produce stunning, cost-efficient developments for our clients. Each client is unique and each land development project requires individual attention. Our team members add their own value to a project and it is this synergy that produces designs that are both functional and attractive at the lowest possible cost.

As a Planning and Land Development client, your experience will be personal, enjoyable and innovative. Our senior team has a proven track record which has produced the largest Planning and Land Development portfolio in the region.

Planning and Land Development Services Include:

  • Earthworks
  • Water and Sanitary System Design
  • Storm Water Management
  • Roadworks
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Wetland Approvals
  • Shallow Utilities
  • Area Structure Plans
  • Outline Plans
  • Planning Amendments


Municipal Engineering

At Helix we are committed to our communities. Our team is dedicated to assisting municipalities in improvements to their existing infrastructure or constructing new facilities. We collaborate to provide cost effective designs and construction solutions for each and every one of our clients projects.

Municipal Engineering Services Include:

  • Roadway Rehabilitation and Upgrades
  • New Roadway Construction
  • New Water and Sewer Systems
  • Water and Sewer Rehabilitation
  • Sewage Treatment
  • Storm Water Management
  • Storm/Sanitary/Water System Modelling
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Digital Terrain Modelling
  • Capital Planning


Rail Design

The diversification of our team has enabled Helix to service our clients in all sectors of their businesses. As an approved consultant for CN Rail, Helix engineers have gained extensive experience in the industry and are highly regarded in both the design and construction engineering aspects of projects. Industrial projects involve high capital costs and management of these expenditures is best mitigated at the onset of a project. Our team of engineers, technologists and rail specialists will assist you with the successful execution of your project.

Rail Design Services Include:

  • Rail Geometric Design
  • Rail Detailed Design
  • Resident Inspection
  • Contract Preparation and Administration
  • Spur Design
  • Rail Yard Operational Consulting
  • Private Spur and Access Approvals


Industrial and Commercial Site Design

The experience of the Helix team allows our site designs to be completed quickly and effectively. This efficiency allows our clients to receive maximum value in relation to timeframes and construction costs. Our engineers and technologists work with our clients to better meet their need and budgets with respect to site constraints and challenges. Helix maintains up to date technology and software to ensure our sites are designed accurately while ensuring constructability.

Industrial and Commercial Site Design Services Include:

  • Site Layout and Parking Design
  • Grading Design
  • Storm Water Management
  • Sanitary and Water Servicing
  • Earthworks Modelling
  • Volume Calculations
  • Access Approvals



Transportation Engineering

The knowledge and experience of the Helix team allows our designers to provide private and public sector clients with innovative and cost effective designs quickly and effectively. At Helix, our engineers and technologists are involved in all project phases to ensure our clients meet their needs and budgets. Helix uses the latest technology to ensure projects are accurately designed and constructible. We have significant expertise in managing teams of consultants and other firms to carry out large projects seamlessly.

Transportation Engineering Services Include:

  • Road Rehabilitation/Asphalt Recycling
  • Primary Highways, Rural Roads, Airports, and Major Intersections
  • Urban Roadways: Arterials, Collectors, Local Roads, Street Improvements, and Shared-Use
  • Paths
  • Capital Planning, Location, and Feasibility Studies
  • Traffic Impact and Safety Studies
  • Lidar, Digital Terrain Modelling, Earthworks Modelling, and Volume Calculations
  • Survey, Preliminary Engineering, and Detailed Design
  • Contract Preparation and Administration, Resident Inspection, and Construction Survey


Oil and Gas Surveying

Helix is excited to bring our expertise and reputation for quality service to the Oil and Gas industry.  With an emphasis on client satisfaction Helix is expanding our service offering to include legal and construction surveying for clients active in the development of Oil and Gas resources.  This includes disposition surveys, facility construction staking, buried utility location, etc.  Headquartered in Grande Prairie, Helix is well positioned to service the vast petroleum production in Northwestern Alberta.  We take a great amount of pride in our ability to contribute to the local community and broader Oil and Gas industry.  Helix is committed to partnering with our clients to complete all projects safely and efficiently.

Oil and Gas Surveying Services Include:

  • Wellsite and Pipeline Scouting
  • Legal disposition Surveys
  • Construction Staking
  • Pile Layout
  • Buried Utility Location
  • Volume Surveys
  • As-built Surveys
  • Right of way Flagging
  • Machine Control surfaces and Support
  • Construction Supervision
  • Pipeline Integrity Dig Sites



Construction Surveying

Construction Surveying is an ever-changing industry which requires cutting edge technology and continuous training of technical staff. Helix is committed to maintaining the most current software and survey technology while employing staff who lead the industry in advancement and innovation. All construction projects are unique and therefore require specific attention to detail and site conditions.

Construction Surveying Services Include:

  • Topographic Surveys
  • Construction Layout
  • As-built Survey and Drawings
  • Highway Survey
  • Digital Terrain Models
  • Digital GPS Surfaces for Machine Control
  • Lot Grading Certificates




Legal Survey

Helix is able to provide Legal Survey and Subdivision services as required. Our Alberta and British Columbia Land Surveyors utilize their strong team of surveyors and drafting technicians to complete any legal survey project.

Legal Survey Services Include:

  • Legal Subdivisions
  • Real Property Reports
  • Plot Plans
  • Easements and Right-of-Ways 
  • Condominium Plans