Zero Emissions Bus (ZEB) Simulation GIS Technician

ZEB Consulting ServicesFull TimeOntario

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About this role:

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to do meaningful work with people who care about our world then this might be the role for you!

Our Zero Emissions Bus (ZEB) Simulation GIS Technician will be working with our dynamic research team involved in ZEB performance modelling to aid cities and transit agencies across Canada and the US plan their fleet electrification.

What you will do:

  1. Ensure completion of predictive modelling related GIS analyses involving route-based, block-based and vehicle-based modelling generating outputs including, but not limited to route profiles integrating non-revenue and revenue distances, feasibility outcomes and charger cluster analyses.
  2. Ensure completion of deliverables and contracted requirements per project using best practices in project management.
  3. Perform robust and in-depth literature reviews as required to aid the modelling projects that RoutΣ.i™ team undertakes and prepare outputs at the highest level of professional writing.
  4. Creatively utilize robust GIS skills and expertise to identify and effectively mend data gaps to best serve client and corporate interests.
  5. Coordinate with the modelling team to prepare deliverables ensuring accuracy and timeliness, including impeccable English prose in written report submission.
  6. Prepare reports and presentations per the needs of the project and work with the team to ensure client-ready products are delivered to the ZEB Project Manager for review and reporting to the C.E.O and client

What you will bring:

  • Fluent English language skills required in written and spoken form
  • Minimum Bachelor’s or College degree in Urban Planning, Architecture or allied field with a desired knowledge of computer coding using Python.
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years of full-time work experience in GIS analysis/modelling relating to vehicle performance
  • Demonstration of good knowledge and experience in working with geo-locational data in open-source GIS software as well as ArcGIS
  • Demonstration of experience working with transit data (i.e. GTFS, HASTUS, Trapeze) and the ability to extract necessary information from them.
  • Experiential knowledge in building automated models in Modelbuilder in ArcGIS or/and geographical model in QGIS
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL queries and its application to geo datasets to relate, connect, and extract desired information
  • Demonstration of a high-level of competency with audio-visual technologies and technical as well as communications software (e.g. GitHub or Zoom Communications tools) with an ability to troubleshoot in real-time during multi-stakeholder meetings.
  • Demonstration of a high-level of attention to detail and precision.


  • Fluency in French is considered a highly valuable asset
  • Demonstrated interest in acquiring project management knowledge
  • Demonstrated commitment to climate change action and an interest in sustainability in transportation.
  • Evidence of a committed work ethic and the pursuit of excellence in professional or personal life.

Some of the benefits of working with us:

  1. A full-time, Canadian-based, work-from-home opportunity*
  2. Access to a benefits plan
  3. Competitive salary ($60 000 - $70 000) based on aptitudes and experience)
  4. Three weeks of vacation upon start
  5. Additional mental health days off for staff nationally, one per quarter

Candidates of diverse race, levels of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression are encouraged to apply. For more information about our people, culture and values please visit our website.

Apply now if you think this is the role for you! Please include a cover letter that refers to this specific job posting – applications without cover letters will not be considered. Closing date 07/07/2023

*You can be located anywhere in Canada as long as you have continual or reasonably frequent access to high-fidelity internet as 100 percent of CUTRIC’s daily business activities are carried out digitally – including video-based digital meetings, which require high-fidelity Wi-Fi. Work will be carried out remotely omitting the possibility of bi-annual staff professional development retreats, which may require travel.