Posted on January 16, 2013 - GC1333

Company: Paragon Soil and Environmental Consulting Inc.
Position: GIS Technician
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Salary: Negotiable
Contact Name: Becky Doherty, GIS Manager
Deadline: February 15, 2013

Job Description

Paragon Soil is a land resource consulting company that specializes in soils as they relate to reclamation, agriculture, forestry, remediation, productivity, and resource use and development. Our team has participated in projects throughout Canada and around the globe, and is dedicated to providing quality service, safely and effectively.  We are currently seeking a talented and innovative GIS Technician with an interest and passion for GIS technologies and the natural resources industry.

Job Qualifications

The Successful candidate will have a College or University diploma/degree majoring in GIS or equivalent, combined with a minimum of 1-3 years experience in the GIS and Natural Resources Industry. The individual will report to the GIS Manager and will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Proficiency using the following products:
    • ESRI ArcGIS 9.x and 10.x
    • AutoCad Software
    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Adobe Products
  • Experience with ESRI extensions, and Python scripting is an asset.
  • Understanding of File GDB and relational databases including MS Access and SQL Server.
  • Performing data analysis and management, including creating and performing topology and metadata practices.
  • Producing finished cartographic and tabular products for reporting. 
  • Provide GIS support to Field staff, including a working knowledge of Trimble GPS Units, and ArcPad.
  • Knowledge in remote sensing and modelling is an asset.
  • Assist with field work through-out western Canada on occasion.

Other Information

Paragon Soil is dedicated to our safety standards, and also provides a flexible and collegial work environment where staff can build their careers and maintain a balanced lifestyle through our social and environmental events, company fitness center, health & dental benefits, company sponsored RRSP plans, and competitive salaries.      

The ideal candidate will be results oriented and efficient, with excellent problem solving skills.  They can work in a team setting or individually, with little or no supervision and be deadline driven.  An understanding of natural resource management and the oil & gas industry would be an asset.   

Conditions: Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel throughout Western Canada when required.

Paragon Soil and Environmental Consulting Inc.
14805 119 Ave

Edmonton, AB
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