Client Services Representative Co-op
MDA Systems Ltd.
Richmond, BC, CA
2d ago
source : BC Jobs Online Inc.

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MDA Geospatial Services provides Earth observation satellite data from commercially available radar and optical satellites with focus on Canada's RADARSAT-2 satellite.

These products and services are used globally for resource mapping, environmental monitoring, offshore oil and gas exploration, ice reconnaissance, maritime surveillance and disaster management.

The Client Services Representative Co-op works directly with internal customers to provide solutions to geospatial information requirements.

Working in a team environment at the heart of our operations, the Client Services Representative develops solutions, plans satellite data acquisitions and ensures our high standards of service and quality are maintained.

Building a valuable archive of satellite imagery is accomplished through strategic planning for our global Background Acquisition Program.

This position will fulfill the goal for continuing to increase our global coverage. Full training will be provided.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop RADARSAT-2 coverage plans to optimize satellite resources taking into account commercial priorities
  • Place orders and follow through to successful completion
  • Prepare reports and provide status updates to internal users & management
  • Provide users with information regarding MDA satellite imagery campaigns, applications, products and services
  • Generate accurate technical proposals for geospatial data, based on user requirements, and prepare orders for collection
  • Provide support to management for project execution
  • Supports the department through continuous improvements to processes
  • Requirements (experience / skills) :

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program in the fields of Geography, Science, Physics, Earth or Environmental Science or equivalent related field and experience.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, including technical writing and presentation skills
  • Self motivator with excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong technical aptitude, adaptable to change with high attention to detail
  • Ability to develop a thorough knowledge and use of internal software for order management
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with some supervision regarding complex contracts / assignments
  • Experience in a client services environment is an asset
  • Strong general computing skills
  • Ability in programming languages is an asset
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

    MDA provides competitive compensation and benefits packages for its employees at its many locations. As a member of the MDA team, you and your qualified dependents are eligible to participate in a benefit plan that ensures a comprehensive level of protection for employees and their families through health care plans, disability income protection, life insurance, and other employee benefits.

    The Company's retirement plans encourage employees to save for their future with a Company matching contribution in many locations.

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