Drafting Specialist - Intermediate

Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent
Employee Referral Bonus: Eligible
Requisition #: 8-103

The Opportunity:

BluMetric Environmental Inc. is searching for an enthusiastic Drafting Specialist/Geomatics Specialist for our Toronto office. This position reports directly to the Geomatics Manager. The successful candidate will be confident in performing skilled technical, administrative, cartographic, and drafting work of a complex nature under supervision of the Geomatics Manager. The job involves cartographic and cosmetic design of GIS products for reports such as Environmental Site Assessment, Industrial Hygiene and Engineering. The profession has occasional pressures of volume of workload related to meeting production deadlines. Work assignments require a very high degree of visual concentration and attention to detail. Occasional travel throughout Ontario (Southern and Northern Ontario) may be necessary based on the business need. This is paid overtime eligible position.

Job Responsibilities:

• Produce plan and cross-section views of environmental sampling data for inclusion in Environmental Site Assessments/Record of Site Conditions (ESAs/RSCs) using GIS and CAD software.
• Create and maintain a wide variety of CAD and GIS data in proper formats and projections.
• Perform quality assurance checks on contractor supplied and internally generated GIS data.
• Follow cartographic and drafting standards and perform quality assurance checks.
• Provides data analysis and mapping products on short notice to all levels of internal and external organizations.
• Performs related duties as required.

Key Qualifications, Education, and Skills:

• Completed Post-Secondary studies in Drafting or closely related discipline with an emphasis on Geomatics and/or CAD.
• Knowledge and experience in drafting requirements for Environmental Site Assessment/Record of Site Condition (ESA/RSC) in Ontario will be considered an advantage.
• Experience utilizing Autodesk Products and ESRI ArcGIS Pro to generate maps, perform imagery and spatial analysis, digitize features, create and maintain geodatabases, georeference rasters, convert existing vector data to spatially referenced data (eg. AutoCAD to ESRI conversion).
• Thorough knowledge of cartographic standards, principles, techniques, projections, and transformations.
• Thorough knowledge of GIS analysis and geoprocessing techniques to perform spatial analysis and manipulate data.
• Working knowledge of current GIS software and related database systems and standard office software systems (MySQL, Access MDB, and Excel).
• Knowledge of basic environmental science, geological and engineering principles.
• Knowledge of provincial, municipal and federal government mapping standards.
• Have a valid Ontario G driver’s license.
• Knowledge of GPS, Total Station or Rod-and-Level surveying is an asset.
• Knowledge on photogrammetry for orthophoto generation and topographic data extraction is an asset.
• Knowledge of specific software (eg. Global Mapper, Pix4D, Cartovista, PCI Geomatica) is an asset.
• Knowledge of GPS, Total Station or Rod-and-Level surveying is an asset.
• Knowledge of engineering principles (grading, surface water flow) is an asset.
• Web Mapping.
• Attention to detail, ability to check one’s own work.
• Ability to prioritize tasks from multiple project managers.
• Ability to clearly communicate project progress, predicted timelines, and challenges, to stakeholder.
• Ability to organize data according to specifications and document methodology and workflows effectively for a multi-user environment.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Bilingualism in French/English is considered an asset.

To Apply: Please forward your resume and include “Requisition # 8-103 Drafting Specialist – Intermediate” in the Subject Line.

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