Posted on February 17, 2015 - GC1558

Company: City of Burnaby
Position: Mapping Technician 2
Location: Burnaby, BC
Contact Name: Human Resources
Deadline: February 26, 2015

Job Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!


This technical role focuses on the maintenance of Municipal cadastral, legal and utility infrastructure using CAD, GIS and Hansen software. The incumbent researches and edits spatial and attribute data from legal subdivision plans, engineering design, inspector, and As-Built drawings to produce legal and engineering infrastructure assets within the corporate GIS system. The successful candidate will prepare and revises CAD drawings and maps of varying scale for a variety of engineering projects such as sewers, waterworks, legal surveys, and subdivisions for engineering and planning purposes using various CAD/GIS software packages and tools; plot maps of various sizes, scales, and process requests for reports or spatial analysis to assist staff; make recommendations regarding the development, alteration or improvement of workflow processes, procedures, or techniques to better meet Municipal requirements for asset management and CAD/GIS mapping standards and procedures. The incumbent will also perform QA/QC review of drawings and engineering infrastructure assets to ensure spatial accuracy and quality of data to adhere to engineering CAD/GIS standards and procedures and perform related work as required.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in computerized mapping at an Institute of Technology or post-secondary training in engineering systems including a focus on surveying, cartography, CAD, AM/FM and GIS is an asset. Sound hands-on municipal mapping experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Other experience working with ArcSDE geodatabases, relational databases, as-built drawings, Autodesk CAD software, FME, and Hansen Information Management System software is an asset. Scripting and programming language skills such as Python would be an asset. Experience in a municipal mapping environment with strong cartographic proficiency and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external technical contacts is needed.


Other Information

SALARY RANGE:  $4,579 – 4,770– 4,966 – 5,176 – 5,392/month (Pay Grade 21)

City of Burnaby
4949 Canada Way

Burnaby, BC
V5G 1M2

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