Entegrus Inc. Database / GIS Administrator Full Time in Chatham-Kent, ON

Entegrus Inc.

Branch Chatham-Kent ON CA

Database / GIS Administrator
Chatham-Kent, ON

Strong DBA (Database Administration) knowledge and skills are a requirement. Entegrus Powerlines Inc.*….

Entegrus Powerlines Inc. a progressive company dedicated to providing the highest level of service and a positive work environment requires an experienced Database / GIS Administrator. This position will provide technical solutions and innovation within the IT department in support of company initiatives and reports to the Director of Metering & Technical Services.


  • Liaise with team members to evaluate the operation of information systems ensuring we maintain a responsible, proactive, and supportive IT Department operating in a secure and safe environment.
  • Take the lead on specific initiatives supporting the corporate vision and direction for IT as set by the Executive Steering Committee.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the main business systems and related business processes in order to actively work with other functions.
  • Maintain strong relationships with both internal and external resources, including providing a consistent vision and direction within the IT team, with a focus on GIS and its development to achieve corporate goals.
  • Monitor and assess problem situations to identify root cause, gather and process relevant information, generate solutions and resolutions.
  • Some programming, coding and implementation of third party scripting will be required.
  • Maintain and set up databases to ensure efficient operation.
  • Convert data from either older sources (digitization) or from multiple sources to either a common format or common schema.
  • Provide project management for new initiatives and projects including providing direction to consultants for development of tools and applications.
  • As part of the IT team there will be associated responsibilities supporting all corporate applications and the operation of our Data Centre, requiring after hour’s emergency response.


  • Community college diploma or university degree in a related Geographic Information Systems or Computer Science discipline.
  • Minimum of two years of related experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written and excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong DBA (Database Administration) knowledge and skills are a requirement.
  • MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional) qualified, or working towards qualifications would be an asset.
  • Advanced academic and practical knowledge of the day-to-day operations of an IT Department and the technologies to support network administration, database administration, security, and help desk functions.
  • Current knowledge and hands-on experience of different network operating systems including Windows Server Technologies, Active Directory, and Linux.
  • Knowledge of supporting SAN based technology and associated virtualization to ensure resources are maximized.
  • Basic programming knowledge including HTML, ASP.NET, VB.NET as well as knowledge of different database types including SQL Server, and Access.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, ArcFM and Responder (both desktop and server components), Web Services including ArcFM Server, ArcGIS Online and Multispeak v4 and CIM protocols, Data Model maintenance and best practices, Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, SQL Server and/or Oracle.
  • Strong understanding of Spatial Data and Algorithms.

The closing date for all applications is November 13, 2015 .

Entegrus is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Development at 519-352-6300, all information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Minimum two years of related experience: 2 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Chatham-Kent, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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