Data Architect

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. Our Canadian Industrial sector of PCL services the oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, power, alternate energy, and pulp and paper industries throughout North America. From propelling emergency vehicles, heating recreation centers, and producing electricity for local schools; the projects we build are fundamental to the communities in which we live.


Here's how a(n) Data Architect for our Edmonton Industrial Management office contributes to our team:


  • Identify and document data elements required to fulfill product business requirements. 
  • Ensure that business concepts are modeled correctly. 
  • Design an efficient data structure which follows the data architecture standards and guidelines, minimizes data redundancy and maximizes efficiency while meeting the business requirements.   
  • Identify all data elements clearly and consistently so they may be easily reported on and consumed by data warehouse and business intelligence solutions. 
  • Identify potential data related issues or concerns related to the business requirements or solution architecture. 
  • Create and maintain logical and physical data models that focus on data integrity and quality. 
  • Perform or participate in translation of logical models to physical models.   
  • Participate in product requirement and design workshops as required. 
  • Maintain the project data dictionary to foster a common understanding of the data.  Submit updates to the corporate data architect so they may be included in the corporate data dictionary. 
  • Ensure the data architecture is structured and documented such that the information may be understood and consumed by other systems and business areas.   
  • Analysis and document management duties as required. 
  • Work with the database analyst (DBA) to plan and implement the project's databases. 
  • Work with all practice areas to streamline work activities and achieve best solutions.    
  • WEB development as needed


  • Postsecondary degree or diploma in computer technology or a related discipline.
  • Experience computer system development 
  • Business analysis experience 
  • Data modeling and data design experience  
  • Familiarity with the databases of enterprise level
  • Ability to manage multiple products and solutions simultaneously 
  • Familiarity with MDM, DQM, Data Marts, Data Warehousing, and Data integration competencies 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Highly detail oriented 
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment and with employees at all levels/area of the organization 
  • Excellent team player 

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

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Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 09/08/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Industrial Management Inc. 

Primary Location: Edmonton, Alberta (Ind Mgmt) 

Job: Data Architect

Requisition: 1730