We are Hiring! GIS Data Technician

We are Hiring! GIS Data Technician

Join our Perpetua Resources team!


Published on March 24, 2021

Perpetua Resources Idaho, Inc. currently has an employment opportunity available for a part time GIS Data Technician. This technically capable employee maintains, updates, and develops spatial (GIS) and non-spatial (tabular) scientific and engineering data. The technician will create research ready products and final data and analysis products to support the development of the Stibnite Gold Project using basic technical skills.

This position can be located at the Boise office, or Donnelly office, or potentially a partial remote work option.

Apply for our GIS Data Technician position today by downloading and completing this application.

Submit Application and Resume to employment@perpetua.us

Key Responsibilities

Under the guidance and direction of the Systems Architect, working with the software packages ArcGIS PRO, AutoCAD, Excel, and Python scripting, the Technician will perform the following types of work:

  • Building and updating feature datasets (GIS data) from a variety of sources while maintaining metadata standards. This may involve digitizing, aggregating, or entering data. This may be current or historic data. These work products will be used by various teams, both internal and external, and be used to proceed in developing the project.
  •  Performing QAQC to ensure high quality data products via visual inspection, topologies, scripted analysis, and other methods.
  • Developing visually appealing and effective maps and graphics for reports and presentations by Perpetua Resources team members.
  • Automating tasks through scripting and model builder.
  • In conjunction with the Systems Architect, establish GIS guidelines and protocols for various departments, consultants, and other external entities. This will include developing a strategy for adoption of enterprise GIS and data management solutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills / Qualifications

  • ArcGIS PRO experience. This can be satisfied with an undergraduate GIS class on the subject.
  • Microsoft Excel experience. It is expected there would be familiarity with Excel to do basic table functions and data exploration using graphing and filtering. More advanced skills such as joining, pivoting, and wrangling using base functions, with pivot tables or PowerQuery will be highly valued.
  • Basic personal computer (PC) end user abilities.
  • Data type and structure knowledge.
  • Some familiarity with a scripting language such as Python or R is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Effective use of the MS Office 365 suite of program to accomplish common business tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Fifty credit hours of undergrad education in a physical science, computer science, or engineering program.
  • Three credit hours in a GS course or equivalent training.
  • Ability to read and write the English language and produce clear and concise technical graphics and documents.

Company Overview

Perpetua Resources owns the world class Stibnite Gold Project, located in a historic mining district in central Idaho. In 2014, an independent PFS demonstrated potential for a large-scale, long-life, low-cost open pit gold mine that stands out from its peers.  The Company filed its Plan of Restoration and Operations in September 2016 which has launched the formal permitting process for mine development.  Well-funded and with a multi-million ounce high-grade open-pit gold reserve, important antimony credits and significant room for further growth, the Stibnite Gold Project is one of North America’s premier development stories.

Compensation DOE.

Competitive benefits package; including vacation and holiday pay, health insurance and 401k retirement plan.

Submit application, resume, unofficial transcript & compelling data visualization to employment@perpetua.us