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Organization:    Ministry of Transportation
Division:    North Region, Geomatics Section
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    31512 - Data Processing Technician 7
Salary:    $1,039.00 - $1,248.31 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55320
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Bring your computer aided drafting (CAD) skills, experience and survey expertise, and be part of a progressive and professional team supporting the design and construction of Ontario's highways!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this challenging and technically diverse role, you will:

• create and assess legal and engineering survey products using specialized computer software (e.g. AutoCAD Land Desktop), drafting techniques and standards, and GIS tools and software.
• research, produce and maintain engineering and title records.
• assist ministry staff by providing technical guidance and support.

How do I qualify?

Legal and engineering survey related knowledge and experience:
• You have knowledge of and experience in the processing and assessing of engineering and legal surveys for the preparation of related plans, products and services
• You have the ability to interpret and apply survey principles, practices and standards
• You can interpret and apply survey related legislation such as the Surveys Act, Registry Act, Land Titles Act, and the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act

Specialized Computer Software Knowledge and Skills:
• You have experience in specialized computer software (e.g. AutoCAD Land Desktop), digital terrain modeling, alignments, drafting techniques and standards
• You have experience in GIS tools, software and databases
• You have demonstrated understanding of control networks, co-ordinate geometry, least squares adjustments, and the use of map projections and datum to prepare geomatics generated products using AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Access, Excel, etc.

Other Essential Skills:
• You have analytical skills required to interpret survey data and assess evidence, and to identify, isolate and correct errors
• You demonstrate judgement and decision making skills to determine if deliverables are acceptable and conform to ministry standards, and to resolve conflicts and manage changing priorities
• You have effective organizational skills to coordinate and organize own work activities on multiple projects with varying levels of complexity
• You have communication skills required to relate technical information to staff and clients
• You have teamwork skills to work in a team environment to resolve technical problems and deliver products and services within established time frames

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 615 James Street South, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Monday, August 26, 2013
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
  • T-MT-55320/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, September 16, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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