Experienced GIS Analyst

WSP Canada
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Why WSP? We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging. WSP has a new opportunity for an Intermediate or Experienced GIS Analyst to join our Prairies and North Environmental Management and Business Support team on a permanent position based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Saskatoon or Yellowknife. 

A day in the life…

  • High quality production mapping for projects in all of WSP’s operating units;
  • Supporting the GIS team in spatial analysis and data management;
  • Creating and supporting GIS web applications and GIS solutions;
  • Tool development as well as best-practice documentation;
  • Working to support various fields including archaeology, geotechnical engineering, mining, and environmental sciences;
  • Creating and management of enterprise geospatial databases;

What you'll bring to WSP…

  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience working as a GIS Analyst or in a GIS-related role;
  • Advanced Diploma in GIS or a combination of demonstrated GIS experience and post-secondary education;
  • Strong cartographic skills including the ability to adhere to standards and communicate highly complex information in an accessible and attractive manner;
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated time-management and task prioritization abilities;
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced deadline and deliverable oriented setting;
  • Demonstrated experience working with, organizing, analyzing, and mapping field-collected data;
  • Strong verbal, written and graphical communication abilities;
  • Strong organization skills;
  • Proven ability to document and communicate work in a professional manner;

The following proficiencies and experience would be considered assets: 

  • Working experience in an environmental consulting organization;
  • Working experience in the discipline fields of archaeology, geotechnical engineering, mining, and biological or environmental sciences;
  • Working experience in the creation and management of enterprise geospatial databases;
  • Working experience developing and implementing GIS solutions especially in the areas of productivity, QA/QC, mobile data capture, geospatial analysis, spatial ETL and workflow automation;
  • Working experience in python scripting;
  • Working experience in geospatial modeling;
  • Functional experience with: ESRI Inc. ArcGIS Online and Collector, EarthSoft Inc. EQuIS, Safe Software FME, Autodesk Civil 3D or 3ds Max. 

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