Stantec Intermediate GIS Specialist in Burnaby, British Columbia
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We are a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities we support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.
We are looking for a talented, and ambitious GIS Specialist in our Burnaby or Sidney BC office. The successful candidate will provide GIS solutions to fulfil the requirements of our internal and external clients. Stantec’s Environmental Services group delivers projects primarily in Oil & Gas, Mining, Forestry and Infrastructure Development sectors in British Columbia.
Your Key Responsibilities
Manage GIS projects including spatial data, budgets and timelines as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Establish and maintain effective working relationships, be a liaison between internal and external staff including project managers, discipline contacts and other consultants
Serve as GIS lead on projects of varying lengths while supporting other GIS staff as required
Implement procedures for data integrity and quality control
Interpret and analyze spatial and non-spatial data
Perform complex spatial analysis using scripts and geoprocessing tools
Create and edit shapefiles, file geodatabases, raster surfaces and other spatial and non-spatial data
Prepare data for field survey crews, including GPS, Trimble and ArcCollector applications
Produce custom thematic maps for technical reports and field surveys
Maintain health and safety protocols
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Experience working with the ESRI suite of applications
Experience developing and providing analytical spatial solutions for multi-disciplinary teams
Experience with map and graphic creation in support of reporting and other deliverables
Experience with mobile data collection hardware and software
Ability to work within a team environment
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Prior experience in the delivery of GIS products and analytical solutions as they relate to Environmental Assessments for mining, oil and gas, wind farms and government projects is an asset
Familiarity with DataBC and other provincial and federal government datasets
Experience with PEM and TEM datasets
Experience with Python programming
Experience with FME
Experience with LiDAR data
Experience using Autodesk/CAD
Education and Experience
A GIS diploma or a bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a GIS Specialist. Experience in a consulting environment is ideal. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Environmental Assessments, oil and gas, forestry, mining and permitting.
Typical office environment working with computers and primarily desk based. Travel is not anticipated.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Other Locations: Canada-British Columbia-Sidney
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Req ID: 190001LH