Geomatics Analyst

  • Location
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Category
    Engineering - Geologist

Geomatics Analyst
Adecco is currently recruiting for a Geomatics Analyst for a 2-years On-site contract opportunity in Esquimalt, BC with possibility of extension. This role is with our Crown corporation client based in downtown Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Secret Security Clearance.
Geomatics Analyst will have the following responsibilities.

  • Retrieve multi-beam survey data from CHS Bathymetric Database or Hydrographic Production Database.

  • Utilize additional data sources for non-Canadian waters to support operational needs.

  • Document survey sources for Chart Information and maintain product metadata.

  • Produce SM ENCs based on foundation data and direction provided by HSO Staff.

  • Generate SM ENCs using appropriate technologies, software, and workflows.

  • Conduct QA/QC procedures to ensure SM ENC products meet specified standards.

  • Test digital products using Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).

  • Verify accuracy of objects, lines, and polygons according to product specifications.

  • Address and document any identified issues or errors, providing necessary explanations.

  • Update SM ENCs as required and issue new editions based on updated data or revisions.

  • Deliver finalized products to HSO upon completion of QA/QC processes.

  • Deliverables may include complete SM ENCs, QA/QC reports, monthly progress reports, product history reports, exception reports, and special reports.

  • Ensure all deliverables meet specified formats, such as S-57 exchange format for SM ENCs and PDF for documentation.

  • Provide certified reports as required for product history documentation.

Geomatics Analyst must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Must have a degree from an accredited University specializing in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Geomatics, or Cartography; OR College Diploma in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS);

  • Completion of the marine cartographic module of the Multi-Disciplinary Hydrographer qualification with Canadian Hydrographic Services (CHS). Minimum of 1 year in the past 5 years in Generating Submarine Electronic Navigation Charts (SM ENCs) using CARIS software;

  • Minimum of 1 year in the past 5 years conducting Quality Assurance and Control (QA/QC) to confirm that SM ENCs or ENCs meet International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) specifications.

  • Minimum of 1 year in the past 5 years validating digital products such as SM ENCs or ENCs using Quality Assurance and Control (QA/QC) tools (IHO S-58 ENC Validation Checks).

  • Minimum of 1 year in the past 5 years correcting produced SM ENCs or ENCs for Notice to Mariners.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience using either CARIS HPD/HOM/DOM/Base Editor/S-57 Composer/Bathy database or ESRI ArcGIS Nautical Solution.

  • Minimum of 1 year within the last 3 years in utilizing Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) applications (Teledyne CARIS and ESRI Arc Pro) for producing nautical charts.

  • Minimum of 1 year working as a Geomatics Analyst.

  • Completion of the IHO approved S-8 recognized training module for digital charting.

If you are interested in applying to our Geomatics Analysts, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button. 

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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_2279701

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