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|GIS Analyst – NHC Edmonton, Alberta Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC) is an international consulting firm of engineers and scientists providing professional services for the development, management, and protection of water resources. NHC is an industry leader that provides water resource engineering solutions in specialty areas of numerical modeling, floodplain studies, watershed restoration, hydrology, and river morphology. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies are an essential component of our consulting business, and many of our technical professionals are well-versed, active GIS users in their day-to-day project work.|
NHC is currently seeking a full-time, permanent GIS Analyst to join our team of professionals in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with and support other GIS, engineering, and science professionals across the company on a variety of consulting projects. The GIS Analyst will apply their knowledge of GIS and database software applications, geography, cartography, and geomatics to manage, manipulate, and process a variety of spatial datasets. The GIS Analyst will produce high-quality figures and maps for technical reports and provide their project teams with other quantitative spatial information needed to develop, for example, hydrologic and hydraulic models of natural systems. This position requires a detailed understanding of coordinate systems, knowledge of both horizontal and vertical datums, and the requirements for integrating various datasets together into a GIS application.
Typical assignments may include:
Depending on project workloads and requirements, the GIS Analyst may also have opportunities to be involved in field work with support from other technical and professional staff. Out of office work typically occurs during the normal work week and is not generally of extended duration. The GIS Analyst may also provide basic IT systems support to the local office, with guidance from corporate IT personnel located in other offices.
Required Skills & Experience
Candidates with the following essential qualifications and abilities are encouraged to apply:
Desired Skills & Experience
The following qualifications and skills are not required but would be considered an asset:
NHC offers motivated individuals the opportunity to expand their career interests into other areas of work that complement our water resources engineering business.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to Diane Lindroos, HR Manager.
Closing Date: 30 November 2018
NHC is an equal opportunity employer and strives for workforce diversity. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.