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Manitoba Hydro

  • Posted on: June 10, 2024


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Manitoba Hydro is consistently recognized as one of Manitoba’s Top Employers!

Great Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Defined-benefit pension plan.
  • Nine-day work cycle which normally results in every other Monday off, providing for a balanced approach to work, family life

and community.

  • Flex-time and partially remote work schedule (providing the option to work remotely 3 days per 2 week period), depending on

nature of work, operational requirements and work location.

Manitoba Hydro is a leader among energy companies in North America, recognized for providing highly reliable service and
exceptional customer satisfaction. Join our team of Manitoba’s best as we continue to build a company that supports innovation,
commitment, and customer service, while actively supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.

Under the general direction of the Property Projects Engineer, the GIS Specialist will be responsible for GIS system integrity and
development, cadastral mapping, coordination and reliability of geodata to support designers and other professionals in the
enterprise or from external organizations working on subject matter with property and land rights content.


  • Maintain and grow the GIS platform and associated applications using FME and other GIS/Geomatics tools.
  • Create and edit cadastral (title/encumbrance/parcel) polygons, using GIS and CAD software according to internal

specifications and legal descriptions interpretation.

  • Digitize and/or COGO line work from survey plans/metes & bounds descriptions, while complying with topological constraints

and other mapping standards.

  • Integrate CAD drawings and/or tabular data into GIS datasets, while ensuring compliance with CAD specifications.
  • Compose and interpret legal land descriptions as per LTO (Land Title Office) standards.
  • Interpret and examine certificates of titles, caveats, old system abstracts, or any other document describing the extent of, or

interest in, land for an indication of the recorded interests thereon.

  • Liaise with designers, land agents, land appraisers, lawyers, and engineers to communicate property technical information as

it relates to facility locations in relation to land rights.

  • Advise on geodata accuracy and provide recommendations on the best use and application of geodata based on geomatics

acquisition and processing methods.

  • Prepare cartographically appealing maps/sketches and web maps for various property clients.
  • Produce geospatial analysis to examine the proximity or quality of geodata.
  • Update departmental land information system to record land transactions and maintain accurate land base.


  • Successful completion of a diploma or degree in GIS/Geomatics from an institute of recognized standing plus two years of

related experience.

  • Extensive experience with geodatabase topologies and parcel fabrics along with Online Web-based products and FME.
  • Proficiency in mapping and analytics software platforms, as well as geospatial data integration tools.
  • Thorough understanding of coordinate and land registration systems including Dominion Government Survey Systems

prevalent in the Province of Manitoba.

  • Solid knowledge of Legal Survey data processing, interpretation and writing of legal land descriptions; field to office workflows,

spatial accuracy, least squares adjustment, cadastral theory; datum transformation and projection; topology; geo-referencing
and drafting techniques.

  • Experience with Python coding is an asset.


Reference Code: CO56887690-01

NOTE: This is a term position with a duration of approximately 15 months.

Salary Range
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The range for the classification is $31.94 – $44.18 Hourly,
$61,202.96 – $84,652.88 Annually.

Apply Now!

Visit www.hydro.mb.ca/careers to learn more about this position and to apply online.
The deadline for applications is JUNE 17, 2024.

We thank you for your interest and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

This document is available in accessible formats upon request. Please let us know if you require any accommodations
during the recruitment process.

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