Posted on March 3, 2009 - GC850

Company: The Sernas Group Inc.
Position: Geomatics Technician
Location: Mississauga
Salary: based on experience
Contact Name: Jan Fontana
Deadline: April 30, 2009

Job Description

Geomorphic Solutions, a member of The Sernas Group Inc., supports the protection, maintenance and enhancement of fluvial and coastal systems by providing science-based solutions to geomorphic and environmental issues. Geomorphic Solutions has a fast growing list of both public and private sector clients. With over 170 staff in offices in Mississauga, Richmond Hill, and Whitby, The Sernas Group Inc., is an employee-owned diversified consulting firm, established more than forty-five years ago. The Sernas Group Inc. also provides consulting in land development, water resources engineering, geomorphic and associated environmental sciences, urban land use planning, transportation planning, traffic engineering, transit planning and operations, power, telecommunications and utility engineering. We are currently seeking an applicant to fill a position as a Geomatics Technician in our Mississauga office. The incumbent, under the supervision of the Geomatics Specialist, will work on a wide range of projects which include providing support for spatial analyses, spatial data management, aerial photograph interpretation, and cartographic mapping projects. The Geomatics Technician will conduct complex analyses of spatial data from field data and digital databases, will quality control existing data, maps, and historical aerial photographs, and will also assist with issues related to spatial data and assume related tasks or projects, as assigned.

Job Qualifications

The successful incumbent has completed a post-secondary degree in Environmental Studies, Earth Sciences, or related discipline. Additional skills should include: • A minimum of two years relevant work experience is required • Extensive experience with GIS; especially using ESRI ArcMap 9.3 and Manifold software • Solid understanding of data management and familiar with RDMS • Familiar with Microsoft Windows operating system, full Microsoft Office suite including MS Access and Computer Aided Drafting (AutoCAD) • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience writing reports and preparing presentations • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and have a strong attention to detail

Other Information

The incumbent must be able to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines. Additional practical training/experience would be an asset. The best method for initial contact is to forward a resume with a covering letter describing your career and job interests by email using the subject title of "Geomatics Technician Vacancy".

The Sernas Group Inc.
110 Scotia Court
Unit 41

Whitby, ON
L1N 8Y7

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