Posted on May 22, 2008 - GC668

Company: TELUS Geomatics
Position: Junior GIS Technician
Location: Edmonton
Contact Name: Randi Lees
Deadline: June 6, 2008

Job Description

GIS Technician – Summer 2008 Three Month Contract Position TELUS’ National Application Solutions group is seeking a dynamic individual to expand our GIS Data Operations Team to continue to meet our internal and external obligations and respond to new opportunities. The successful candidate will be part of a team of GIS professionals charged with maintaining innovative GIS applications and related data sets for clients both internally and externally in the Government, Oil & Gas, Utilities, and Commercial Business industries. The ideal candidate will be a team player, committed to providing excellent customer service, able to meet short deadlines, be creative, self-motivated and can work with a minimum supervision. PLEASE NOTE: This is a three month contract (with possible extension), junior GIS technician position. If you are looking for a junior position or practicum placement for Summer 2008, and meet the educational requirements, we are pleased to accept your resume in application for this position. Education and Experience Requirements • Degree/Diploma in Geography/Geomatics or a related discipline • Post-Degree Diploma or Applied Degree in Geographic Information Systems • Previous experience using GIS, Mapping, and CAD software (Microstation, MapInfo, AutoDesk, ESRI, Intergraph Products) Technical Requirements • Promote, create, and maintain practice of standards and processes relating to the delivery and maintenance of data • Document and maintain processes and metadata • Training and experience using various GIS software packages (preference will be given to those individual with experience using Microstation and Intergraph products) • Understanding of spatial and non-spatial databases • Proficient use of various Windows and Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word, etc.) • Ability to respond quickly to customer inquiries or issues Soft Skills/Non-Technical Requirements • Good interpersonal skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Strong team player who is motivated and takes personal initiative in owning tasks and problems • Demonstrated ability to analyse problems, determine alternatives, and make sound decisions • Strong customer service orientation and sensitivity to meeting customer needs • Ability to plan and organise to meet performance expectations • Sets high personal standards of performance • Willingness to learn new technologies • Commitment to continuous development of skills and knowledge • Demonstrated ability to learn independently and apply knowledge to job function We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your resume by June 6th, 2008 via email or fax to: Attention: Randi Lees TELUS National Application Solutions Email: Fax (780) 493-4569 No phone calls please. To find out more about TELUS Geomatics, visit our website: or

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TELUS Geomatics
10020 100 Street

Edmonton, AB
T5J 0N5

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