Caltech has spent the last 30+ years becoming Western Canada’s go-to company for geomatics services. Our team of  specialists will help you realize your project goals while guiding you through regulatory approvals, legislation, and technical requirements.

GIS Solutions Manager

Caltech is run by professional land surveyors and project managers who are passionate about providing industry-leading service and being one of the best surveying companies to work for. Our company has grown from just 2 people in 1990, to a large and diverse group of over 200 hardworking professionals.

We offer a challenging and rewarding workplace, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and many opportunities for growth. For us, work-life balance means working hard and playing hard; our clients and our people are our focus. We use the most current technology and have made professional development a key part of our strategic plan. Apply today and join the Caltech advantage!

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Report to VP, Strategic Growth, The GIS Solutions Manager oversees Caltech’s geospatial data systems, ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and accessibility of spatial information. This role is instrumental in implementing and maintaining data standards, coordinating data collection efforts, and overseeing quality control processes to maintain the integrity of survey and mapping datasets. Additionally, the GIS Solutions Manager will collaborate closely with surveying and mapping teams, optimizing GIS technologies, and developing training programs to enhance GIS literacy within the organization.

Your responsibilities will include:

+ GIS Strategy Implementation

  • Establish and maintain a robust spatial data infrastructure.
  • Support Caltech’s strategic goals by facilitating informed decision-making through the integration of geospatial data.
  • Promote, advocate, and educate internal and external stakeholders on GIS literacy and the use of GIS data and technology.
  • Ensure teams can effectively leverage geospatial technologies in their projects.
  • Select and configure GIS software and tools to meet organizational needs.
  • Stay updated on technological advancements in GIS and recommend future upgrades or new solutions.
  • Optimize the use of GIS technologies to enhance operational efficiency.

+ Spatial Data Management

  • Oversee Caltech’s geospatial data infrastructure.
  • Ensure the accuracy, completeness, and accessibility of spatial data.
  • Implement and maintain data standards and quality control processes.
  • Coordinate data collection efforts and manage survey and mapping datasets.
  • Ensure spatial data is collected and organized according to industry best practices and regulatory standards.

+ Business Development

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with current and potential clients.
  • Attend client meetings to understand their needs, presenting project proposals, and discussing potential business opportunities.
  • Attend industry events, conferences, and trade shows to network with potential clients and partners.
  • Identify new opportunities with existing clients by understanding their evolving needs and proposing relevant solutions.
  • Assist with RFPs and bids.

 

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Surveying, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in GIS data management and architecture.
  • Proficiency in GIS software and tools (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS).
  • Strong understanding of data standards, quality control processes, and regulatory requirements related to geospatial data.
  • Experience in project management and coordination with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to stay abreast of technological advancements in GIS.
  • Strong communication and training skills to promote GIS literacy among staff.

If you are motivated by success, career growth potential and a great team, we encourage you to apply today! Send your resume to careers@caltechgroup.com!

Being one of the best surveying companies to work for means Caltech is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace, particularly for those who have been historically excluded from and underrepresented in the workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including indigenous peoples, persons of color, persons with disabilities, women in under-represented roles, LGBTQ+ persons, and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Together, we thrive – apply and join the Caltech advantage!

 

Job Type: Full-time

Expected hours: 40 hours per week.

Work Location: remote within Canada

 

Benefits:

Dental care

Disability insurance

Extended health care

Life insurance

Paid time off

Vision care