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GIS Technician

Location:Whitby, ON (Canada)
Salary Range:TBD
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:The 407 East Construction General Partnership have been awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain Highway 407 East Phase 1. The project includes 11 interchanges, including 2 freeway to freeway, realignment of Lakeridge Road; 20.3 KM of new built 407 East main line; 5 KM re-aligned 401; 10 KM of new built West Durham Link; 100 structures (23 culverts or arches/boxes, 77 bridge structures.); 175 ha of ecological restoration, including habitat creation for 5 identified, endangered species; 8.8 KM of stream, realignment/restoration; a large archeological program, habitation of a number of contaminated sites; and a large landscaping program.
Position: GIS (Geographical Information Systems)Technician

Primary Role:
The position of GIS Technician will work closely with our Environmental Team but will also provide support to the entire 407 ECGP team.
Duties:Job Duties:

•Providing drawings, data and geographic information for various environmental projects and reports;
•Creating and maintaining vector, raster and tabular data and databases;
•Performing analysis on vector, raster, and tabular datasets;
•Creating geological and hydrogeological models in 2D and 3D;
•Creating conceptual site designs in 2D and 3D;
•Processing and analyzing LIDAR, GPS and geophysical survey data;
•Coordinating project information with project managers, technical staff and others;
•Ensuring that project needs are met in a timely and effective manner
•A GIS related certificate or diploma along with 3-5 years of related experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 or higher, ArcGIS Desktop Extensions and the ESRI Geodatabase format;
•Experience with MS Office Suite including Word and PowerPoint are required. Advanced Excel skills are essential;
• Experience with AutoCAD, databases (i.e. MS Access, SQL) and some programming skills will be considered an asset;
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required;
•Willingness and proven ability to work in a team atmosphere and the ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work assignments is essential;
•The chosen candidate must be able to organize and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks while demonstrating significant attention to detail.

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