Posted on February 15, 2023 - GC1736

Company: Urban Systems
Position: Geomatics Engineering Technologist
Location: Edmonton, AB
Contact Name: Sarah Hayes
Deadline: February 28, 2023

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Our thriving Edmonton office is looking to add an eager Geomatics Engineering Technologist to our local team. Our team of professional land surveyors, planners, engineers, and other specialists serve clients and communities across Alberta. This opportunity presents the successful candidate with a significant opportunity to help grow Urban Systems’ established Edmonton’s geomatics services. 

As a Geomatics Technologist, you will be responsible for working alongside our team of professionals to serve our clients in central and northern Alberta. Some of your responsibilities will be:

Participate regularly and actively in all aspects of the health and safety program.

  • Work locally and outside of the Edmonton region alone or as part of a two-person crew doing topographic, construction and legal surveys for private, municipal and Indigenous clients.
  • Keep up-to-date, accurate, clear, and concise field notes.
  • Operate various survey equipment and tools, including total station, GPS, UAV, Laser Scanner, etc.  Experience with Leica equipment is considered an asset.
  • Maintain survey equipment and trucks.
  • Process and check field data.
  • Draft and check survey plans and other documents for both internal and external clients.
  • Develop and foster relationships with clients.

About Us 

Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary community consulting firm with deep Canadian roots. We are united in our mission to transform communities everywhere into vibrant places where people want to live today, tomorrow, and forever.

At Urban Systems, vibrant communities are everything—including our own work community. Since 1975, we have grown to more than 600 people with 18 offices across Canada. Every day, our purpose-driven team works closely with our clients and their communities to deliver impactful work. We are proud to work with diverse clients, including Indigenous communities, all levels of government, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector.

Our Commitment to You

Are you just getting started in your career? You're in the right place! Join our purpose-driven team today to build your career and be part of our mission to build vibrant communities across Canada. Here’s what you can expect as a part of the Urban Systems team: 

  • Learn and Grow. Grow your career with Urban Systems! You are encouraged to take initiative and shape your career through coaching, in-house learning, technical courses, and more.
  • Competitive Compensation. Your skills and contributions are valued. You’ll receive competitive compensation, extended health, dental, vision care coverage and more.
  • Paid Time Off. We encourage all team members to take time off to recharge and spend time with loved ones. Enjoy 3 weeks of paid vacation to start, in addition to statutory days off throughout the year.
  • Flexible Hours & Work Environment. You have a life outside of work! We offer flexibility in your work schedule and work environment to help you do your best work and meet your commitments.
  • Work with Inter-Disciplinary Teams. Amazing things happen when you mix creativity, curiosity, teamwork, and a strong desire to collaborate and innovate. You will be part of diverse, inter-disciplinary teams to deliver important work for our clients and their communities.
  • You're in Good Company. Build relationships with a dynamic, accountable, and engaged team fueled by our shared purpose. Every branch facilitates connection with a series of events. Did someone say donut days, lunch & learns, team competitions, and more?!
  • Create Lasting Community Impact. 97% of Urban Systems employees believe that the work we do is important. Join a team of like-minded leaders and work together to bring to life impactful community projects.


Job Qualifications

About You

Our preferred candidate is a graduate of a Geomatics Engineering Technology diploma or degree program, and possesses the following skills, strengths, and interests: 

  • A keen interest in opportunities to challenge yourself, broaden the scope of your work and take on more responsibility over time.
  • Ability to nurture positive interpersonal relationships with people from varying backgrounds, including project team members and clients.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Enjoy physical work.
  • Able to travel out of town, sometimes for multiple days in a row.
  • A passion for working outdoors in urban and rural settings.
  • Ability to work alone and as a member of a team.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Valid class 5 Alberta driver’s license.

Other Information

How to Apply 

If this describes your background, skills and attributes please visit our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter. If it doesn’t describe you exactly but you feel you are well suited to this opportunity, we encourage you to apply.

Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building vibrant communities.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am MST


Urban Systems
501 - 121 5th Avenue

Kamloops, CA
V2C 6G4

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