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Junior Geomatics Specialist

Worley Parsons

  • Posted on: September 30, 2019

Advisian is the specialist consulting business line of Worley providing solutions for clients in the Hydrocarbons, Minerals & Metals, Chemicals and Infrastructure industries. As part of one of the world’s largest engineering firms, we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities globally. Worley is a company that prides itself on providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our customer’s expectations, which is why we manage some of the world’s leading projects. Our aim is to recruit, develop, and most importantly, retain the people who share our vision and strategy.

The Junior Geomatics Specialist opening is a contract position based out of Burnaby, BC, within Advisian’s Environmental & Data Services Service Line.

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with Environment and Engineering teams to determine requirements and deliverables
  • Data mining, gathering, collation of available spatial data to support project requirements
  • Performing GIS analysis
  • Support field programs through the provision of field maps and post-processing of field data
  • Produce creative, high-impact visual products (e.g. maps, charts, tables, presentation graphics)
  • Support internal and external Business Development activities and proposal preparation
  • Provide support to Environmental Drafting team, as required
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree (or diploma) in GIS, geomatics engineering, or related field
  • 2-4 years experience in Geomatics/GIS with background in environmental and/or infrastructure projects preferred
  • Strong hands-on experience performing data gathering, data processing, data management, analysis and cartography required
  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal and time management skills; able to manage own workload
  • Eye for details; ability to produce deliverables that meet and exceed high standards of quality
  • Strong working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS, AutoDesk AutoCAD, and graphic design products
  • Demonstrated experience in GIS data conversion (e.g. between GIS and CAD platforms)
  • Experience using Remote Sensing products such as LiDAR, aerial photography and satellite imagery
  • Strong understanding of map projections and datums
  • Experience using graphics software such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDraw desired.
Advisian (part of the Worley group) offers an excellent remuneration & benefits package, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within the United States and overseas.
We strive to be an industry leader in health, safety and environmental performance. Our vision is to achieve zero harm to people and assets, and zero environmental incidents. We select people who share our values, beliefs and commitment to this vision and who demonstrate the expected behaviors, competencies and performance associated with their prospective roles within the company.


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