Posted on April 19, 2012 - GC1214

Company: Altus Group
Position: GIS/CAD Analyst
Location: Calgary, AB
Contact Name: Suzanne Grant

Job Description

Primary Objective:

A member of the Altus Infrastructure Group the GIS Analyst is primarily responsible for designing and preparing plans and maps from collected field data and for planning purposes. As a GIS Analyst, you will be expected to work in a GIS environment generating composite/compiled maps displaying planned activities using and compiling various geospatial datasets.  Candidates must have a positive attitude, a constant desire to learn, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment with a focus on quality and client satisfaction.


Date Position Available: ASAP

Key Responsibilities:          

  • Producing maps from topographic data and field notes;
  • Preparing key plans, site plans, and site design drawings including cross-sections, profiles, figures, sketches, and charts for presentation in reports and proposals;
  • Being responsible for product quality control with adherence to company standards and procedures.


Regular Work Hours:

  • Minimum 40 hours weekly
  • Overtime required during peak times


Technical & Behavioral Competencies:

  • A thorough understanding of GIS
  • Knowledge of Land Title systems
  • Understanding of basic scientific and engineering principles
  • Strong sense and commitment to GIS standards and procedures;
  • Ability to prioritize and respond to the needs of several project managers
  • Ability to work with the following software would be considered an asset: ArcGIS, Microstation, FME, ArcGIS Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL
  • Focused on delivering high levels of quality with respect to work and service to clients (internal and external)
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated skills in client file management, planning and organization
  • Ability to multi?]task and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure
  • Good problem solver with an ability to identify alternative solutions;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Job Qualifications

Education/Professional Development/Work Experience Requirements:

  • A diploma in GIS and/or Geomatics
  • A basic understanding of theWesternCanadianTownshipsurvey system
  • Experience in the production site and construction plans
  • Experience completing mapping projects adhering to standards
  • Experience in wireless, fibre and power transmission drafting/mapping
  • The ability to meet deadlines
  • A strong aptitude for math

Other Information

Interested? Know Someone?

Enthusiastic individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to quoting REFERENCE NUMBER C-220-041.

Altus Group
33 Yonge Street

Toronto, On

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