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Engineering Information Technician with Halifax Water

05 May 2017 11:31 AM | Ted MacKinnon (Administrator)

Are you trained in GIS, with experience in a utility field? Do you have general knowledge of water distribution and wastewater/stormwater collection systems? Do you take pride in producing high quality, detailed work in a steady paced environment? If so, this may be the opportunity for you! 

With a mandate to provide world class services for our customers and our environment, Halifax Water is Canada’s first regulated water, wastewater and stormwater utility serving a population of about 355,000 in Halifax Regional Municipality. Halifax Water

Halifax Water is seeking a 12 month term Engineering Information Technician (Level I or II) to join the Engineering and IS Department. The Engineering Information Technician will assist in the GIS maintenance, updating, retrieval, display and dissemination of record information in its many formats within Halifax Water as well as the production of engineering drawings and sketches.  

As an Engineering Information Technician, you bring at least one (1) year of experience, preferably in a utility environment, combined with a Diploma in GIS, CAD or equivalent program and related training and experience. Past work experience in a GIS environment, strong computer skills and general knowledge of water distribution and wastewater / stormwater collection systems are considered assets. As an ideal candidate, you demonstrate the ability to perform high quality, detailed work in a steady paced environment. 

In addition to a collegial work environment that promotes a work-life balance, Halifax Water offers its employees a challenging and rewarding career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and incentive programs. As a member of the team at Halifax Water, you will be contributing to the success of the utility while delivering water, wastewater and stormwater services in an integrated, cost effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long term sustainability.  

For more information on this position, please view our website ( Completed cover letters and resumes, stating Competition #HW17-17E, must be received by 12 noon on May 18, 2017 and may be forwarded via fax to 490-6934 or email [email protected] or mailed to Halifax Water, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 8388, RPO CSC, Halifax, N.S. B3K 5M1.

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