Posted on September 19, 2005 - GC301

Company: GPS Industries
Position: Mapping and Graphics Specialist
Location: Surrey, BC
Salary: CDN$38,000 per annum
Contact Name: Peter How
Deadline: October 19, 2005

Job Description

Located at our head office in Surrey, BC, the selected candidate will process GPS map data from the field, from various locations in the world, and will create maps using AutoCAD Map 2004. After map data has been processed, maps will be made into rich graphical computer screen displays using various PC graphics software. The candidate will also create multiple text files in order to fit the map data with our proprietary computer software. The candidate will communicate with people in the field on a semi-regular basis, and to troubleshoot GPS issues with them. Occasionally, travel may be required in order to collect map data with a Trimble GPS device. The candidate must have ability to handle map and requests for graphics from various departments while at the same time meeting strict project deadlines.

Job Qualifications

• Degree or diploma from an accredited program related to the following: GIS, Cartography, Geography or CAD design. • Solid experience with the use of AutoCAD Map 2004 or later. • Experience working with Air photos and/or Orthographic photos • Knowledge of coordinate systems and geo-referencing • Strong Graphic design knowledge, preferably experienced with the use of Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator, and Macromedia Fireworks. • Good understanding of GPS Technology, preferably experience with the use of Trimble GPS hardware and software. • Excellent file management skills • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy • Excellent communication skills • Ability to multi-task • Fluency in languages other than English is also an asset but not mandatory • Knowledge of the game of golf is an asset

Other Information

GPS Industries Inc. is looking to immediately hire a full-time Mapping and Graphics Specialist to help turn our mapping data to into beautiful, rich graphical images for use on our golf-course exclusive GPS wireless mobile device. GPS Industries Inc. is located in Surrey, BC. We would prefer to hire locally.

GPS Industries
5500 - 152 Street

Surrey, BC
V3S 5J9
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