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Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Major Projects East

Position Title:  GIS Specialist

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  

What is the Opportunity?

Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country.


Our Integrated Digital Delivery team is hiring a Junior GIS Coordinator to join our Civil East Major Projects Division. 


What You’ll Do Here:

  • Independently organize, conceptualize and conduct large, advanced spatial analyses as a team member.
  • Work with GIS Manager to design and effectively employ geospatial solutions on regulatory and permitting elements of infrastructure and transportation planning projects.
  • Prepares quality assurance plans for GIS task and oversees their implementation.
  • Create maps, databases, and other deliverables for simultaneously ongoing bid/execution projects on short notice.
  • Develop vector and raster spatial analysis models using Spatial ModelBuilder, Python or other GIS scripting languages.
  • Develop and support web GIS applications using Esri Web App Builder, Operations Dashboards, Story Maps, Collector, Survey 123 within ArcGIS Online platform.
  • Create maps, databases and other deliverables on short notice.
  • Site travel will be required 20% of the time within Ontario (mostly GTA).
  • Perform other duties as needed.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • 3 -5 years of experience and knowledge with developing GIS databases and maintaining GIS data with Geographic Information Systems and particularly ESRI products and basic GIS and CAD Data structures
  • Advanced knowledge of GIS tools and methodologies for administration of corporate GIS databases
  • Advance knowledge of ESRI tools including ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online/Enterprise
  • Working experience scripting using Java, SQL and Python
  • Experience with presentation and graphic design tools for the production of professional quality mapping output products
  • Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities; including experience creating analytical based reports
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

What Makes us Aecon Proud:

  • Engaging and agile workplace culture, collaborative and inclusive teams
  • Commitment to sustainability and to becoming a net-zero company by 2050
  • Investing in our people through a variety of learning and development programs such as Aecon University, BluePrint leadership program, and Project Management Academy
  • Variety of wellness benefits, access to virtual health care, 100% employer-paid health and dental premiums, Employee Assistance Program, Best Doctors Program, and more.
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Recognition and rewards through Aecon Accolades, Aecon Achievement Awards and more
  • Employee Stock Options, Short Term Incentive Program, Retirement Savings and Pension Plan


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require accommodation during any step of the application process, please click here.