Stantec GIS Specialist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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Your Opportunity

As a GIS Specialist with Stantec you will provide technical support which includes mapping applications, spatial analysis, and map production; as well as provide support for assigned projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Creates aerial and mapping exhibits on assigned projects.

  • Utilizes GIS platform and software programs to complete assigned tasks.

  • Develops and creates GIS solutions to aide stakeholders, clients, and other users in understanding the relationships, patterns and trends of geospatial information.

  • Supervises, coordinates and/or reviews the work of other professionals who assist in specific assignments.

  • Communicates effectively with clients to resolve technical project issues, presents and explains reports, and provides service to meet client’s goals.

  • Plans, coordinates and directs one or more small projects or a large complex project.

  • Trains and/or mentors less experienced staff in developing GIS technical skills, including creating basic aerials and mapping exhibits.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Significant technical knowledge and awareness to be able to recognize when technical problems are developing and to initiate appropriate corrective actions.

  • Advanced skills in time management, organization, and meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of GIS Platforms, including the ESRI ArcGIS software suite.

  • Demonstrates a keen understanding of spatial data and algorithms.

  • Shows the ability to enter data quickly, correctly and efficiently.

  • Understands how to convert data from older sources such as maps and books into digital formats.

  • Understands how to create and edit metadata.

  • Possesses the ability to build models in order to create an efficient workflow.

  • Demonstrates a vast knowledge of cartography and at least some understanding of graphic design.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in GIS or related discipline Minimum of 2-3 years of experience.

Position will work in an office setting.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: GIS

Primary Location: Canada-Saskatchewan-Saskatoon

Organization: BC-1132 Environmental Services-CA Saskatchewan

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Job Posting: Jun 26, 2018, 9:22:30 AM

Req ID: 180000KY