Mapping Technician 2

City of Burnaby

Mapping Technician 2

Competition No.: 2019-179
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $4,908 – 5,113 – 5,323 – 5,547 – 5,778/month (Pay Grade 21)
Last Updated: 8/12/19 8:31 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Reporting to the Engineering Systems Coordinator, this position performs technical mapping work in the preparation and maintenance of Municipal base, legal, and utility servicing maps, and in recording and computing related non-geographic data using computer assisted techniques and equipment, such as: CAD, GIS and Hansen software. The Mapping Technician 2 researches, compiles, analyzes, edits and enters spatial and attribute data  from engineering design, inspector, and as-built drawings to produce engineering infrastructure assets within the corporate GIS system; prepares drawings and maps  of varying scale for a variety of engineering projects such as drainage, sewer, waterworks for engineering and planning purposes using various CAD/GIS software packages and tools; plots maps of various sizes, scales, and process requests for reports or spatial analysis to assist staff; makes recommendations regarding the development, alteration or improvement of workflow processes, procedures, or techniques to better meet Municipal requirements for asset management and CAD/GIS mapping standards and procedures. Other duties include QA/QC review of drawings and engineering infrastructure assets to ensure spatial accuracy and quality of data to adhere to engineering CAD/GIS standards and procedures. The Mapping Technician 2 acts as a project leader on assigned mapping, exercises considerable independence of judgement and action in performing assignments and discusses or refers more difficult or unusual problems to a supervisor who reviews work performance in terms of quality of services rendered and adherence to established practices and procedures. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in computerized mapping at an Institute of Technology, plus considerable related Municipal mapping experience, such as cartographic experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of computer assisted mapping techniques, procedures and materials and mapping principles. Sound knowledge of the departmental policies, procedures, practices, rules and regulations related to the work performed. Working knowledge of coordinate geometry and survey computations as related to the work performed. Ability to research, compile, enter, analyze and assemble geographic and associated geographic-based data using an automated mapping system; to operate a variety of equipment used in computerized mapping; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts; to represent the department on intradepartmental subcommittees. Skill in the use of a graphics work station and related computer equipment.

Please submit your application by Wednesday, August 21, 2019. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Geographic Information Systems
Posted: August 12, 2019, 2:35 pm
Expires: August 21, 2019, 11:59 pm

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