Posted on September 27, 2011 - GC1109

Company: Ontario Public Service
Position: Geomatics Plan Technician
Location: Thunder Bay
Contact Name: Ontario Public Service
Deadline: October 13, 2011

Job Description

Geomatics Plan Technician

Bring your Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills, experience and survey expertise and be part of a progressive and professional team supporting the design and construction of Ontario's highways!
In this challenging and technically diverse role, you will:

•    generate and assess legal and engineering survey products using CAD techniques and GIS tools
•    use GIS to assist in data management, manipulation and analysis to prepare business theme layers and thematic maps
•    research, produce and maintain engineering and title records
•    assist ministry staff by providing technical guidance and support

Location: 615 South James Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario

What we are looking for: 

Legal and Engineering Survey Related Knowledge and Experience:
•    you have demonstrated knowledge of legal and engineering survey plans and plan preparation
•    you have knowledge of relevant legislation such as Registry Act, Surveys Act, Land Titles Act and Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act
•    you have demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles, practices and procedures including digital terrain modelling and alignments
•    you have demonstrated knowledge of coordinate geometry, control surveys and least squares adjustments
•    you have knowledge of land registry records and practices

GIS Knowledge:
•    you have demonstrated knowledge of GIS and standard computer software such as ArcGIS and extensions and AutoCAD, to produce GIS themes, maps and spatial databases
•    you have the knowledge and ability to interpret, analyze, manipulate and portray spatial data

Other Essential Skills:
•    you have well developed interpersonal and communication skills
•    you have excellent analytical and research skills and can adapt to technological changes
•    you have effective organizational skills to coordinate and organize work activities on multiple projects with varying levels of complexity

Salary range:  $1,039.73 – $1,211.72 per week

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 39081, by October 13, 2011. Faxes are not being accepted at this time. If you need employment accommodation, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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