GIS Technician

Location: Burnaby BC Posted Date: July 18, 2019
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Employer Job Id: R-028784 Careermine Job Id: 1787664
Job Description



SNC-Lavalin Inc. is a global engineering and construction firm with offices across Canada, in over 35 other countries around the world and currently working in approximately 100 countries.

SNC-Lavalin’s Environment & Geoscience group offers consulting services in the following areas: Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental, Environmental Risk Assessment, Contaminated Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Studies, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Air Quality and Green House Gas Emissions, Sustainability, Environmental Management and Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Rural Development, Waste Management, Hydrogeology and Water Resources

Our commitment to excellence extends to our workplace where we offer a flexible work environment, competitive compensation and benefits including a generous Pension program and an Employee Share Ownership Plan, in-house training programs, a strong emphasis on health and safety, support for continuing education and professional development, and the opportunity to work with and learn from senior technical experts and professionals.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The focus of this position is the provision of analytical, data management, and mapping support to various environmental projects. This will include map and figure creation, assisting project teams with geospatial issues, compiling summary statistics, querying data, researching source data, recommending approaches to solve problems, scripting solutions and finding ways to increase efficiency and provide quality data management for geo-spatial and non-geospatial data.

Preferentially, 2+ years of experience will be considered for this position, however, the right person with the right qualifications, at any level of experience, will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with and maintain various data-sets, including provincially supplied GIS data, and internally maintained data-sets (including work with our EQUIS database). Some figures are produced using AutoCAD Map 3D.
Work with and support multi-disciplinary projects by providing data management, analysis, mapping, and other GIS support.

Generate environmental assessment and remediation type drawings which may include site and utility location plans, PSI and DSI drawings, cross sections, contour plans and presentation type drawings from project engineer sketches and/ or notes as required for various projects.

Creating 3D visualizations, calculating volumes, and conducting analysis.

Help users of the organization ArcGIS Online account including developing Survey 123 forms, Collector maps, and interactive map and applications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Diploma or degree in GIS and/or AutoCAD, education in Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, Geography, or related discipline also beneficial.

Experience using all or some of; ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Collector, Survey 123, ArcGIS Pro, EQUIS, AutoCAD Map, Python, SQL Server, R, JavaScript and other GIS, database, and programming technologies are considered a strong asset.

Experience supporting, or completing; habitat mapping, environmental monitoring projects, slope stability analysis, air emissions analysis, hydrological, hydrogeological, or other environmental projects will be considered.

Experience creating 3D visualizations, calculating volumes, and conducting analysis preferred.

Experience with field surveying concepts and techniques, and GPS technology considered an asset.

Familiarity with sources of geo-spatial data in BC will be considered an asset.

Must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary consulting environment.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences

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