Posted on June 12, 2008 - GC679

Company: Focus Corporation
Position: GIS Analyst
Location: Edmonton
Contact Name: Recruitment, Human Resources

Job Description

Focus Corporation is a multidiscipline engineering, geomatics and planning consulting firm with offices in major centers throughout Western Canada. We are currently seeking a GIS Technician to join our Edmonton team. Reporting to the Manager, GIS and Remote Sensing you will: -liaise with project managers and clients to translate business requirements into appropriate GIS and mapping products and services -coordinate mapping and GIS projects and provide direction and supervision of staff -develop mapping products, build and maintain corporate and client databases, create and manipulate GIS and geospatial data; -process and analyze remote sensing data, including LiDAR and aerial/satellite imagery

Job Qualifications

-have at least 5 years of experience; -have post secondary education from a recognized university; or a college diploma/training program with relevant experience; -have experience with spatial data structures, in particular ESRI data structures, including geodatabases; -have a solid understanding of cartographic design, map projections, horizontal and vertical datums, and complementary technologies such as remote sensing and GPS; -will have proficiency in ESRI GIS products, including ArcGIS (9.x) and ArcSDE; in addition to ArcGIS extensions, including 3D Analyst/ArcGlobe and Spatial Analyst -are able to employ analytical skills when approaching technical situations requiring problem solving in a fast paced time-sensitive environment; -are able to establish goals and deadlines and meet them successfully; -are able to work well within a team environment as well as on an individual basis; -have demonstrated leadership skills; -will maintain quality of work with attention to detail and accuracy; -have experience with remote sensing (LiDAR, aerial and satellite imagery) and remote sensing analysis tools (Geomatica, eCognition); -have proven verbal and written communication skills -have experience with ESRI’s GeoProcessing, ModelBuilder and/or Python scripting automation environments or similar

Other Information

PEOPLE COME FIRST AT FOCUS. We offer our employees an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, above market group health benefits, a group RRSP plan, as well as a commitment to career development. If you are interested in joining a dynamic progressive company, please visit our careers website at and click on the opportunity link.

Focus Corporation
1000, 9925 - 109 Street

Edmonton, AB
T5K 2J8
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