Posted on March 12, 2014 - GC1488

Company: WorleyParsons Canada Services Ltd.
Position: Geomatics Technician
Location: Burnaby, BC
Contact Name: Shelina Moledina

Job Description

The successful candidate will have 4-8 years of experience in Geomatics/GIS with background in environmental and/or infrastructure projects preferred. Strong hands-on experience performing data gathering, data processing, data management, advanced analysis and cartography required. Experience in using ESRI ArcGIS is required.  Experience using AutoDesk/AutoCAD and graphics software such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDraw desired. 


  • Liaise with Environment and Engineering teams to determine requirements and effort estimates for Geomatics deliverables
  • Data mining, gathering, collation of available spatial data to support project requirements
  • Perform advanced GIS analysis
  • Create and maintain environmental sampling location databases
  • Support field programs through the provision of field maps and post-processing of field data
  • Produce creative, high-impact visual products (e.g. maps, charts, tables, presentation graphics)
  • Support internal and external Business Development activities and proposal preparation
  • Provide support to Environmental Drafting team, as required


Job Qualifications


  • A bachelors or masters degree in GIS, geomatics engineering, or related field
  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and time management skills; able to manage own workload
  • Eye for details; ability to produce deliverables that meet and exceed high standards of quality
  • Strong working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS, AutoDesk AutoCAD, and graphic design products
  • Demonstrated experience in GIS data conversion (e.g. between GIS and CAD platforms)
  • Experience using Remote Sensing products such as LiDAR, aerial photography and satellite imagery
  • Strong understanding of map projections and datums


Other Information

Our team includes world class technical experts and dynamic, creative professionals. We offer competitive and comprehensive compensation and a commitment to your ongoing professional and career path development, allowing you to develop and enhance your professional expertise.

WorleyParsons strives to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. WorleyParsons is an equal opportunity employer.

WorleyParsons Canada Services Ltd.
600-4321 Still Creek Drive

Burnaby, BC
V5C 6S7

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