GIS Technician
Charette Pell Poscente Environmental Corp - Sherwood Park, AB

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GIS Technician

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Sherwood Park

Closing Date: March 8th, 2013

Description: GIS Technician

CharettePellPoscente Environmental Corp. (CPPENV) is an environmental consultancy with a focus on natural resource management. We are seeking a full time GIS Technician to join our team of professionals.

The GIS Technician will be responsible for managing the day to day GIS requirements of the company, including the production of GIS map products for related projects.

-Operate and maintain the ArcView GIS system hardware, software, and other associated devices.
-GIS data management and support to project leaders.
-Creation and management of GIS based data sets.
-Database and GIS system technical support to other GIS users within the company.

Minimum Qualifications:
-possess a technical diploma in GIS or have equal training and experience in GIS .
-minimum of two years’ work experience using ESRI GIS software (ArcGIS). Recent GIS grads and other environmental disciplines with applicable GIS experience will be considered.

The Ideal Candidate:
-Demonstrated experience in GIS/mapping application design, development and implementation, and troubleshooting GIS problems independently.
-Proven knowledge of geographic (geo-processing) and cartographic principles (projections and datum).
-Strong data management and data organizing skills.
-Experience working with LiDAR data.
-Experience with GPS data capture and integration of GPS data in into the GIS system.
-Demonstrated ability to take note and translate user needs into a series of GIS procedures used to generate products that meet those needs.
-Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
-Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills.
-Ability to work on multiple projects, set priorities, and meet rigid deadlines.
-Have experience in the implementation of mapping projects including planning of map content, format/design and compilation of data from a variety of data sources including aerial photographs and satellite imagery.
-CorelDraw knowledge is an asset
-Global Mapper knowledge is an asset

A competitive compensation package will be offered corresponding with the candidates experience and skills.

Apply through the CPPENV Corp website careers page

Address applications to:

Human Resources
CharettePellPoscente Environmental Corp.
Unit 154, 150 Chippewa Road
Sherwood Park, Alberta T8A 6A2

Contact Mike Poscente at 780-570-5818 if you have any questions.