Posted on September 28, 2011 - GC1110

Company: Focus Corporation
Position: GIS/Mapping Technician
Location: Calgary, AB
Contact Name: Focus Human Resources

Job Description

Focus Corporation is a multi-discipline engineering, geomatics and planning consulting firm with offices in major centers throughout Western Canada. We are currently seeking a GIS/Mapping Technician to join our Calgary team.

Reporting to the CAD Supervisor, you will:  

  • Plan map content, format or design and compile required data from a variety of data sources
  • Assist with custom application development, especially at it relates to desktop GIS software (ArcGIS)
  • Provide technical advise and expertise regarding the best approach for accomplishing objectives for specific projects within a GIS/Mapping and broader geomatics context
  • Undertake other assigned duties as required

Job Qualifications

As the successful candidate you:

  • Will have proficiency in AutoCAD Map, ArcMap and ArcCatalog
  • Have experience with ESRI data structures, including geodatabases
  • Have experience with ArcGIS extensions, including 3D Analyst/ArcGlobe
  • Have experience in the implementation of mapping projects including planning of map content, format/design and compilation of data from a variety of data sources including aerial photographs and satellite imagery
  • Have the ability to plan and organize projects and assignments and ensure successful completion
  • Seek challenge, have a high sense of urgency and comfortable working on a broad range of activities

Other Information

PEOPLE COME FIRST AT FOCUS. We offer our employees an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, above market group health benefits, a group RRSP plan, as well as a commitment to career development.

If you are interested in joining a dynamic progressive company, please visit our careers website at and click on the opportunity link.

Focus Corporation
1000, 9925 - 109 Street

Edmonton, AB
T5K 2J8
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