Posted on August 27, 2009 - GC892

Company: Hemmera
Position: AutoCad Technician
Location: Vancouver
Contact Name: Human Resources

Job Description

Corporate Profile: Hemmera is a progressive consulting firm that provides professional services and specialized expertise in environmental planning, science, engineering and management. Since its establishment in 1994, Hemmera has grown into a highly respected multi-disciplinary company with over ninety-five staff members. The firm has primary office locations in Vancouver and Victoria, and a strong project presence across British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba. Hemmera is focused on supporting our clients and partners in addressing environmental challenges, and creating opportunities for growth and sustainable development. By striving to provide the best service to our clients, Hemmera has had the opportunity to take on increasingly challenging projects, add to our existing roster of exceptional professionals, contribute to the technical, scientific, and regulatory environments within which we work, and give back to the communities in which we live. Description: We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to work with our talented team in delivering outstanding service to our clients. In this position you will be responsible for using GIS tools and mapping applications to build, manipulate and maintain data, produce thematic maps and support mapping for projects. Your workflow will consist of taking assigned work from Geomatics team lead or project team members, producing desired drawings, figures, etc., submitting them to team lead for QA/QC, and working through the edit process with project team members.

Job Qualifications

Desired Experience / Qualifications: Experience using AutoCAD essential. Knowledge of survey data, engineering drawings and site plans a strong asset. Experience and education in cartography/map presentation (knowledge of coordinate systems & projections, vector & raster data formats) an asset. Knowledge of GIS theory an asset. Familiarity with graphics packages such as CorelDraw or Illustrator an asset. Knowledge or experience with other GIS software (Google Earth, Global Mapper, Manifold, etc.) an asset. Knowledge of environmental industry a strong asset. Experience with GPS software / hardware an asset. Experience with large format plotters an asset. Experience with scripting or coding (VBScript, Javascript, AutoLisp) or a strong desire to learn. Position requirements: Willingness to work with intermediate staff and within the project team on various projects of differing complexity Post-secondary education in a related field Highly proficient with computers and various Microsoft programs Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent organizational abilities Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Other Information

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter through our careers section at We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants; however, only selected individuals will be contacted for interviews.

250 Burrard Street

Vancouver, BC

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