GIS Technician

  • location: Fayetteville, NC
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $40,000 - $65,000 per year
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job description

GIS Technician

Permanent position: A GIS Specialist is needed for an immediate opening with a leading Water and Wastewater utility near Fayetteville, NC. The GIS Specialist is responsible to maintain geo-databases, ensuring geospatial information as accurate and up to date, as well as assisting in the creation, updating, and maintenance of the ArcGIS systems. Qualified candidates must have a BS Degree OR 7+ years' of progressive experience in the design and development of geospatial information systems, proficiency with ArcGIS is preferred. This is a direct hire opportunity, and some relocation assistance may be budgeted for qualified regional candidates.

Responsibilities for the GIS Technician
  • Incorporate spatial and non-spatial data from a broad range of sources into geodatabases.
  • Manage GIS data, GPS data & incorporate field data from operations staff for asset management
  • Creates highly detailed, complex maps
  • Insure that GIS data is properly formatted for seamless integration into Cityworks; Track GIS corrections and update requests through the Cityworks user interface
  • Knowledge of water/ wastewater utilities is preferred
Requirements for the GIS Technician

  • A BS Degree or 7+ years' of progressive experience in the design and development of geospatial information systems
  • ArcGIS proficiency is preferred
  • Python scripting and proficiency with AutoCAD is preferred
  • Exposure to database design, visualization technologies, modeling, and simulation
Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401 K
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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