Posted on October 10, 2012 - GC1290

Company: CanACRE Ltd.
Position: Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician (Contract)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

CanACRE provides land feasibility studies, land acquisition, community relations and permitting services for renewable energy projects, electrical transmission rights of way and telecom projects. We work with developers, Aboriginal groups, community groups, and municipal governments involved in these industries across Canada.

Job Qualifications

The GIS Technician will work alongside other GIS professionals in a fast-paced, exciting, and professional work environment in downtown Toronto. Reporting to the GIS Manager, the successful candidate will be predominantly focused on digitizing, and creating professional looking map products for distribution to internal and external parties in support of wind, solar, and right of way projects throughout Canada.  The successful candidate will also be required to communicate directly with the CanACRE field team on specific projects and identify mapping requirements.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A University degree, and/or college degree in GIS, Geography, Civil Engineering, or related field of study, or equivalent experience
  • Educational or Professional experience with ArcGIS and its extensions
  • Expereince with digitizing, editing, and performing queries in ArcGIS
  • Experience with AutoCAD as it relates to the utility industry
  • An understanding of how to integrate AutoCAD and GIS data
  • Experience creating different types of maps for public or educational display
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Microsoft Access DB & Reporting Tools experience
  • SQL/VBA language skills
  • Excellent spoken, and written communication skills
  • Experience with relational databases
  • An interest in some field work
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and/or part of a productive team
  • Experience or interest in GIS/AutoCAD as it relates to renewable energy, telecommunications, or right of way projects

Other Information

Salary: CanACRE provides competitive compensation (based upon experience).

Please apply by email at: citing job title.

CanACRE Ltd.
366 Adelaide St. East, Suite 337

Toronto, ON

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