Chad Findlay


GIS Analyst

Edmonton, Canada

Chad Findlay

Phone: 780-939-3787

[email protected]                                           

Career Objective


Technology-savvy individual with three years of relevant education and work experience as a GIS analyst in spatial data management. Eager to learn more about GIS, passionate about climate change and how to build a more sustainable world.





·         ESRI Suite; ArcGIS/ArcGIS Online, Geodatabase

·         QGIS

·         Forestry experience

·         SQL

·         Python, R, Javascript

·         Infor ERP Suite: Hansen, IPS

·         Office 365: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook

·         Jira Suite: Confluence, Jira

·         Technical drawings, As-builts of network assets



·         Agile ways of working (Scrum & Kanban)

Strong research, presentation and organizational skills
Stakeholder management & communication
·         Problem solving & analytical skills




GIS Analyst                                                                      Auckland, New Zealand

Watercare Services Ltd                                                      March 2019 – October 2019


Key Responsibilities:

Collect, verify, manipulate and administer geospatial data using ArcMap
Identify problems with geospatial data and develop pragmatic solutions to resolve
Work closely with business users to ensure error resolution
Develop, implement, maintain and monitor standards and procedures for geospatial data management
Assist with data capture and data cleansing
Support manager and team with daily operational functions.
Key Achievements:

·         Completed data cleansing for geospatial Wastewater Network data across Auckland

·         Completed data cleansing for Water Valve data across Auckland

·         Produced multiple sustainability strategy reports with the Head of Sustainability
for increasing the energy efficiency of Wastewater Treatment Plants

GIS Intern                                                                              Oneroa, New Zealand

Waiheke Resources Trust                                                  September 2018 – March 2019


Key Responsibilities:

Update and maintain Auckland Council’s geomaps using field captured information (technical drawings and observations) in QGIS
Interpret source data, electrically drafting and digitizing the information into the computer database, adhering to pre-established GIS mapping practices and following pre-established procedures and sequences
Work with the restoration team to build custom maps for annual report
Participate in an initiative to reduce carbon emissions (Zero-Waste, Kai Conscious and Composting)
Key Achievements:

·         Completed all aerial mapping for the Waiheke Resources Trust Annual Report

·         Knowledge of commercial and personal sustainable practices


Forklift Operator                                                                  Acheson, Alberta

TCL Supply Chain, Inc                                                         October 2017 – August 2018


Key Responsibilities:

Transport pallets around the warehouse facility to the desired location
Organize pallets to be shipped/transported to grocery stores
Collaborate with warehouse planners to ensure timely delivery of products



Bachelor of Arts                                                               Thompson Rivers University
Geography and Environmental Studies                              Canada, June 2017


Key Achievements & Activities:

·         Developed flood map models for the City of Kamloops in ArcGIS

Developed an understanding of urban planning and how traffic affects urban development

Volunteer Work

Volunteer for community and zero-waste events
Tree planting on Waiheke Island

·         Traveling; I love to travel to Japan and have been there 3 times.

·         Photography; Photography is my hobby and have been doing it for 17 years

·         Climate Change; I want to make a difference in the world and help fight global warming



Available upon request

  • Updated 2 years ago

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