Posted on July 16, 2009 - GC883

Company: Silvacom
Position: GIS Specialist
Location: Edmonton
Salary: TBD
Contact Name: Silvacom
Deadline: August 18, 2009

Job Description

As part of our GIS Team, the successful candidate may be involved in spatial data management, analysis, cartography, scripting, applications development and quality control using ESRI software on both Windows and UNIX platforms. The team is responsible for creation, development, support and maintenance of geographic information systems primarily in the natural resource industries and various government sectors. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of geospatial technologies and will work with our GIS team to provide support and solutions on a variety of projects.

Job Qualifications

• Minimum 2 years of practical experience with ArcGIS and Workstation ArcInfo. • Experience with ArcGIS extensions and ArcGIS Server is an asset. • Experience with ArcObjects, Python and AML is an asset. • Experience with CAD software is an asset. • Experience with 3D Visualization software (World Construction Set, Visual Nature Studio) is an asset. • Experience with GPS data collection and data processing is an asset. • Post-secondary education in GIS or Natural Resources. Desired Personal Attributes: • Passionate about GIS technologies and their utility in solving real-world problems. • Communicates effectively with other team members and clients. • Results oriented and efficient; good analytical and problem solving skills. • Adaptable – can work in a dynamic environment with both short term and long term projects. • Servant attitude when working with clients, both internal and external. • Versatile – can work in a team setting, or independently without constant supervision. • Applies initiative and creativity when approaching challenges. • High attention to detail and commitment to quality. • Welcomes being challenged and pushed professionally. • Takes active interest in the company.

Other Information

The Silvacom Group™ is a leading-edge, high-tech natural resources consulting company with over 25 years in the industry. We offer exciting, diverse real-world projects, competitive compensation and an engaging work environment. At Silvacom, we strive to be the Employer of Choice™ – a place where our staff wants to work and build their careers while maintaining a great work/life balance. Silvacom engages its staff with Corporate Sports Teams, Social Club Events and Family Events, and provides exceptional compensation with competitive salaries, top-notch health and dental benefits and a company sponsored RRSP plan. We foster a culture of innovation to be a leading-edge company, which is why we also support getting the latest hardware and software technology, as well as promote our staff’s continuing education through seminars, user conferences and online training. We believe our staff are our most valuable resource and know that to be the best you need to have the best.

3825 93 Street

Edmonton, Ab
T6E 5K5
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