Posted on June 9, 2016 - GC1609

Company: Paragon Soil & Environmental Consulting Inc.
Position: GIS Technician
Location: Edmonton, AB
Contact Name: Shobhana Thaver
Deadline: June 15, 2016

Job Description

Job Title: GIS Technician

Preferred start date: June 2016

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Job status: Full-Time



Description of Business:

Paragon Soil and Environmental Consulting Inc. is a recognized industry leader specializing in soil and vegetation as they relate to development and reclamation. We provide professional services and technical support for clients covering a wide range of soil and environmental issues. Paragon’s team of scientists and technologists works closely with researchers, regulators, and other industry leaders to streamline decision-making and provide practical, efficient solutions to soil management, land use, and environmental issues.


Paragon Soil is dedicated to high safety standards, and also provides a flexible and collegial work environment where staff can build their careers and maintain a balanced lifestyle through our social and environmental events, Company fitness center, health & dental benefits, Company sponsored RRSP plans, and competitive salaries.      


Job Description:

Our company has a job opening for a talented and innovative GIS Technician with an interest and passion for GIS technologies and the natural resources industry. Reporting to the GIS Manager, this position is responsible for assisting with mapping requests, spatial analysis, and understanding how to effectively apply GIS technology in the environmental, land reclamation, and oil & gas fields.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS 10.x, QGIS, AutoCad Software, and Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Access

  • Experience with ESRI extensions, and Python scripting is an asset.

  • Understanding of File GDB and relational databases including MS Access and SQL Server.

  • Performing data analysis and management, including creating and performing topology.

  • Producing finished cartographic and tabular products for reporting. 

  • Provide GIS support to Field staff, including a working knowledge of Trimble GPS Units, and ArcPad.

  • Assist with field work through-out western Canada on occasion. 

Job Qualifications


  • College or University diploma or degree, majoring in GIS or equivalent

  • 1-3 years of experience in the GIS and Natural Resources Industry.

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record

Skills required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an affinity for working with others within and outside the organization

  • Results oriented and efficient, with excellent problem solving skills



Other Information

Pay scale: Commensurate with experience

How to apply: Please send cover letters and resumes to, referencing GIS Technician in the subject line.

Deadline for applications: June 15, 2016

Paragon Soil & Environmental Consulting Inc.
14805 - 119 Ave NW

Edmonton, AB
T5L 2N9

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