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Position: Summer Student - Information Centre Engineering Assistant 2

Competition Number: 2017-EX-EN-51996660-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-01
Competition closing date: 2018-02-28

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $16.049 per hour (2018 rates of pay)

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Coordinator, Information Centre, the work involves creating CADD infrastructure data for the corporate utility composite basemap and creating to scale' utility plans for display corporately on the Information Centre Application.

Responsibilities will include researching, reading and interpreting engineering plans from multiple datasets to determine the most current infrastructure information. Referencing the researched raster and vector digital mapping data from the various data repositories and engineering plans to create the most current utility composite plan. Conducting engineering field checks and performing Quality Control checking of existing and new infrastructure mapping. Also may be required to respond to information requests using various applications in a Windows operating environment.

Will perform other special projects as assigned by the Coordinator.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of second year College or university):

Engineering, Civil Technical, Geography or GIS Program.

Minimum of one (1) year but less than two (2) years of related experience is required:

Demonstrated experience in a Microstation or AutoCAD environment.

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret Engineering plans.

Knowledge of project organizational techniques.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.

Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


Civil Engineering plan and topographic map reading techniques

Intermediate CAD, PC Windows software, Microsoft Office

Competencies & Skills

Demonstrated experience in a Microstation or AutoCAD environment

Demonstrated ability to read and interpret Engineering plans

Knowledge of project organizational techniques

Knowledge of GIS systems


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