Posted on January 2, 2008 - GC562

Company: Golder Associates Ltd.
Position: GIS Analyst - Intermediate
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Contact Name: Louise Poole
Deadline: February 2, 2008

Job Description

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 4,500 people who operate from more than 130 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. In Canada, Golder Associates Ltd. has been consistently named as both one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers and as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications • Undergraduate degree or Technical degree in related discipline • 2 - 5 years of experience in geospatial technology • Solid understanding of ESRI products and data formats, including ArcGIS and its associated extensions (3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcHydro, Geostatistical Analyst) • Understanding of, and experience with, Model Builder and Python within the ESRI environment • Solid background in GIS applications for environmental sciences • Extensive experience working in GIS and Information Management • Understanding of quality control measures appropriate for model exercises • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills • Project and client focused; timelines/team engagement/communication/schedules • Strong communication skills Additional Qualifications an Asset; • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or 2005, and / or Open Source (PostgreSQL, MySQL) database experience including database design, triggers, stored procedures • Web Service design, preferably with Open Source solutions (MapServer) • Experience working with ArcObjects • Programming experience with VB.NET, VBA, C#.NET • Additional software experience: FME, ArcSDE, Adobe Creative Suite 3, Trimble and Garmin GPS software, ArcPad 7, MS Visio, MS Project, MS Office, PCI Geomatica, eCognition, GOCAD

Other Information

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at in the Career/Canada section. No phone calls please, only those candidates whose background closely matches the opportunity will be contacted for an interview. Competition will close when a suitable candidate is found Thank you for your interest in Golder Associates Ltd.

Golder Associates Ltd.
940-6th Avenue S.W.

Calgary, AB
T2P 3T1

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