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Utility Project Coordinator

November 24, 2021

At Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG), our mission is to provide next generation service and technology solutions in the geomatics industry. LEG has grown to be one of the top providers of digital aerial photography and LiDAR throughout Canada and the United States. As a result of our expanding product offerings, we are seeking a Utility Project Coordinator to join our team.

Key Position Objectives: Project Coordination

  • Initiate projects and work with the Utility Account Executive to disseminate information
  • Understand project scope and contract information
  • Help to establish timelines and ensure they are met
  • Assess projects for risks and work with GPS Manager determine resolution
  • Communicate with Clients daily
  • Provide weekly project summaries
  • Report WIP percentages accurately
  • Ensure deliveries are accurate and meet quality
  • Maintain a geospatial database to track and manage project milestones
  • Handling multiple projects simultaneously is a requirement
  • Close projects and handle invoices

Utility Projects

  • Assist Utility Account Executive with the advancement of the Utility Portfolio
  • Provide Utility expertise to support the Research and Development team
  • Present at and/or attend remote sensing related conferences

Processing and Quality Control

  • Making a commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Conducting a final quality check on collected data and the final products
  • Carefully packaging all project deliverables, checking to confirm that all project requirements have been met.

Data Management

  • Organize an archiving scheme in order to be able to respond quickly to customer’s special request or corrections.
  • In the initial and final processing steps of larger projects, ensuring that a rigorous naming and cataloguing convention is kept.
  • Coordinate timely completion of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Developing Metadata files

Training and Mentoring

  • Ensuring project team members are adequately trained to complete tasks successfully
  • Ensuring subcontractors are provided adequate best practices and training to complete tasks successfully

Additional Duties:

  • Regularly updating best practice documents and manuals.
  • Making process improvement suggestions.
  • Other duties as required.

Reporting Responsibilities

The Utility Project Coordinator will report to the Project Manager and will collaborate with the following people/teams:

  • Utility Account Executive: Ensure project compliance and that delivery dates are understood and feasible.
  • GPS Team: Coordinate, delegate and support as required to meet customer and project delivery requirements.
  • R&D and Ops Team: Gather and provide input on new services and solutions as appropriate.

Qualifications Education and Experience

Must have successfully completed a program in Remote Sensing from a recognized post-secondary institution and have a minimum of two years’ experience in the industry. Experience working in ArcGIS and a strong working knowledge of remote sensing applications and products is valuable. Equivalent education and experience will be considered.  Additional assets include:

  • Experience working with PLS-CADD products
  • Experience working in R/Python

 Additional Attributes

  • Possesses a strong work ethic, is dependable and responsible, with the ability to be prompt and on time on a consistent basis.
  • Is a self-starter who demonstrates the willingness to go the extra mile to meet individual or company objectives.
  • Committed to ongoing professional development and learning, taking the initiative to attend training and upgrade personal knowledge and skills.
  • Is a positive and constructive team player, willingly assisting fellow team members and sharing knowledge.
  • Demonstrates a helpful and positive approach to all business dealings with clients and colleagues and strives for a win-win situation at all times.
  • Ability to remain calm and under pressure; deals well with stress.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to change are also required.
  • Willingly takes on responsibility for tasks assigned, ensuring they are completed thoroughly and accurately, without having to be reminded.
  • Actively participates and offers constructive suggestions that contribute to the success of the company.
  • Understands how their actions affect business results and is committed and loyal to the business.
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