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Job Description

GIS Technician

Location: US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID: 2017-13299
Area of Interest: EN - Information Management and Graphics
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Technical Diploma
Posted Date: 8/31/2017
Experience (Years): 1

Job Responsibilities:
As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth's development while preserving earth's integrity. From more than 170 offices worldwide, our over 7000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder is seeking a GIS Technician/ Draftsperson with an interest in producing professional quality maps and figures for a global mining consulting team.

Candidate will be expected to apply knowledge of GIS technology, cartography, spatial data collection, management, manipulation, and analysis. Candidate must have a solid understanding of spatial reference including coordinate systems, projections, and geographic transformations. Candidate will also be expected to assist with preparing CAD drawings. Candidate must be a team orientated individual who can thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment.

Duties of this position include:
* Work closely with engineers, geologists, and scientists to analyze and manage spatial data relating to mining and ground engineering projects.
* Prepare professional engineering graphics, maps and exhibits for use in proposals, presentations, and reports.
* Expand and maintain a vast spatial data library
* Use advanced knowledge of ArcGIS to produce project base maps which combine data of differing types and sources for a variety of mining related projects.
* Assist project teams with AutoCAD and Civil 3D mapping and analysis requirements.

Job Requirements:
The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
* B.S. degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or closely related field (geography, earth science, surveying, engineering) or completion of certification course in GIS/CAD or related field of study.
* 1-3 years of experience in GIS techniques and technologies, specifically using ESRI ArcGIS software and extensions; or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.
* Working knowledge of spatial data types, spatial reference systems, attribution, and metadata.
* Applicant will possess working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil3D software.

Our staff benefit from:
* An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates
Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth
* Employee mentoring program
* Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About Golder Associates

Golder Associates is a global company specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee owned since its formation in 1960, Golder now employs over 7,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices located throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.

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