|Location:||Whitby, ON (Canada)|
|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
The position of GIS Technician will work closely with our Environmental Team but will also provide support to the entire 407 ECGP team.
•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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