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Junior GIS Technician (Contract)

GIS Technician
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Your Opportunity

As a GIS Technician on contract with Stantec you will provide technical support which includes mapping applications, spatial analysis, and map production; as well as provide support for assigned projects.

This is a 6 month contract with eligibility of extension.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Participation in team and independent based work.
  • Participating in geospatial field data collection efforts.
  • Uses geospatial data to complete tasks using knowledge of Geographical Information Systems.
  • Inputs data into relevant software programs. Data conversion between AutoCAD and GIS.
  • Assists team in creating moderately complex aerial and mapping exhibits.
  • Perform data editing, digitizing, scanning and conversion.
  • Develop maps and other cartographic products.
  • Adhering to established Quality Assurance/Quality Control Processes.
  • Work outside the typical office environment (e.g. GPS data collection) as needed.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of GIS Platforms, AutoCAD and ESRI software suite including ArcGIS is required.
  • Ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform work accurately in a detail oriented environment.
  • Ability to occasionally travel to support field data collection with a variety of GPS units.
  • Work in diverse work and team environments.
  • Working knowledge of New Century Software including creation of alignment sheets is preferred
  • Experience with Python or FME is an asset
  • Experience with mobile data and web applications is preferred.

Education and Experience

Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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