GIS Analyst

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Organisations don't innovate, people do.   

As part of our digital transformation business, you’ll help clients unlock innovation, embrace the future and change communities for good. 

And we’ll help you stimulate new thinking, accelerate your career and connect you to projects that really matter. 

Join our team of over 600 data scientists, design thinkers, immersive digital consultants, project managers and innovators, all working to create positive change for generations to come.

Who are we looking for?   

We are looking to fill a GIS Analyst position in our growing Canadian Operations in either the Calgary or Edmonton offices.

Working as a GIS Analyst, you will participate in Civil, Municipal, and Environmental Engineering projects on activities pertaining to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Management. You will work closely with and in support of project managers, spatial scientists, professional engineers, planners, geologists, environmental scientists, and skilled technicians/technologists to coordinate and implement a wide variety of project solutions and goals.

Bring your curiosity and passion to the technical challenges we solve at GHD. Then see how everyone gets behind you. 

With commitment, there’s no idea too big, no dream too far. We strive to create opportunity for all. Giving you leading training and development programmes to accelerate your growth.  

Come and see where your career can take you and the impact your commitment can make.

Let's solve the big problems together

Working with an energetic and high performing team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in: 

  • Preparation and delivery of GIS figures for environmental reporting
  • Gather, compile, migrate and convert data sets for project needs from a variety of internal and external sources
  • Research, update, and maintain numerous GIS datasets and templates
  • Evaluate data from multiple sources to determine the quality and ensure data is clean and accurate
  • Champion GIS Solutions for the local office for both data collection and delivery

What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Studies, Geomatics or equivalent with 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency with Esri GIS desktop software ArcMap 10.x and/or ArcGIS Pro 2.x
  • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise environment
  • Experience in data conversion, database management, and GIS digitization and analysis
  • An understanding of the definition, projection, and application of different coordinate systems for both vector and raster datasets in ArcGIS
  • Capability to produce high quality cartographic products
  • Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Self-motivated while working independently
  • Ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, analytical and time management skills


Take on some of the world’s toughest challenges - with everyone at GHD backing you every step of the way. 

We'll give you control over your career, empower you to find innovative solutions and help you create a lasting impact.

See where your commitment could take you with GHD.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

This position does not provide visa sponsorship.