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GIS Technician

Position:              GIS Technician, Planview Utility Services Ltd.

Closing Date:     February 8, 2012

Submit Resumes To: jobs@planview.ca

Responsibilities

Successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Editing spatial datasets in a variety of GIS applications
  • Spatial data manipulation and conversion
  • Digitizing historic records
  • Maintaining project documentation

 Resource Requirements

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with team, clients and management
  • The ability to deal with multiple projects and conflicting deadlines
  • Proficient in working in ArcGIS environment
  • Strong understanding of map topology and database integrity
  • Solid data management and manipulation skills
  • Knowledgeable in configuring and maintaining geodatabases and shape files
  • Data transformation and re-projection skills
  • Programming skills to build production enhancement tools in ArcGIS an asset

Preferred Skills

  • GIS experience with utility companies (i.e. electric, gas, telecom, fibre optic)
  • Understanding of engineering drawings
  • Working knowledge of FME
  • Experience with ArcFM
  • Experience with MapInfo
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • General IT background