Project Coordinator / GIS Technician

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: R3185
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

We are seeking Summer Interns and Co-op’s to join our Ledcor Technical Services group in Chicago, IL and Austin, TX starting in Summer 2020 as Project Coordinator’s / GIS Technician’s. The GIS Technician, will be responsible for provision of GIS based support services to the project team. The role is for an approximate duration of 3 to 4 months on an internship contract.

.Essential Responsibilities

  • Design and publish web services using cartographic and data management skills
  • Design and create hard copy maps using cartographic skills with an understanding of projections and datum
  • Create, maintain, and analyze both spatial and non-spatial data in a variety of platforms, including ArcGIS and various graphics packages
  • Manage geospatial data including sourcing data, editing data, and documenting the structure and process
  • Work as part of a team delivering geospatial solutions and support


  • Diploma or Degree from a recognized program, post-secondary institution with an emphasis on GIS
  • 1-2 years of related experience in the use of GIS, including spatial data processing, publishing web services, thematic mapping, database management and knowledge of relevant software tools preferred
  • Good working knowledge of ArcGIS 10.x and of ArcGIS extensions including but not limited to 3D Analyst, ArcToolbox
  • Knowledge of Esri's web-based tools including Collector for ArcGIS, Dashboard, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS is an asset
  • Experience with data schemas and/or data dictionaries is an asset
  • Experience with telecommunication systems is an asset
  • Ability to work with databases such as MS Access and SQL Server is an asset
  • Experience in FME Workbench, AutoCAD and MicroStation is an asset
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a changing environment

Other Details:

  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Travel: Role is Chicago, IL and Austin, TX based with travel required
  • Available: Starting in Summer 2020 on an internship contract basis

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Mar 20, 2020

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