Documentation Engineer - GIS

  • location: Richardson, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $30 per hour

job description

Documentation Engineer - GIS

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is hiring and we're looking for someone like YOU to join our team! If you are seeking a new opportunity, looking to grow in your career, or you know someone who is - we want to hear from you! Take a look at the below opportunity, or feel free to visit to view and apply to any of our open roles.

location: Richardson, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 30 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: High School
Documentation Engineer

Focus Points:

o Experience with reading/interpreting fiber construction as-builts and fiber splicing cut sheets or schematics.

o Working knowledge/proficiency/experience with ArcGIS feature creation/query tools.

o Experience with capturing linear and point features and attributes from documentation in GIS application.

o Able to work independently on multiple projects within organizational practices and guidelines.

o Experience with GIS data verification to confirm accuracy and adherence to validation rules.

o Position will report to 400 International Pkwy in Richardson, TX.

Worker will be working with Engineers and records to capture fiber network inventory from paper/electronic records into our ArcGIS based database.

Worker will be performing data integrity analysis on records in GIS database.


o Performs GIS/drafting duties and assignments of moderate scope.

o Follows standard organizational practices and guidelines.

o Solves problems of somewhat complex nature and assists less-experienced employees with solving problems and resolving issues.

o Prepares custom maps and diagrams from GIS data.

o Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications.

o Conduct Research to locate and obtain existing feature sets.

o Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.

o Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.

o Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.

o Design and update database, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations.

o Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data.

o Prepare metadata and other documentation.

o Move, copy, delete, and add files, drawings, and maps to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer.

o Provides GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis and services to all departments.

o Convert electronic files to PDF and upload to File Management Database.


o Requires High school degree and 4 years or more job-related experience or degree in related field. A combination of education and applicable work experience may be acceptable.

o General Computer Skills - Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio) Google Earth, Adobe Pro or similar applications.

o Ability to read and interpret underground and aerial fiber telecom facilities from records on maps and field notes.

o Experience with GIS based design platforms such as Arc Map, QGIS, MapInfo, OSPi, Network Engineer, or 3GIS.

o Analytical Skills - The ability to resolve problems associated with given task.

o Ability to pay close attention to detail and make sound decisions using information provided.

o High comprehension skills.

o strong Verbal and Written communication skills.

o Capable of working with minimum supervision.

o Capable of working from office in Richardson, TX and at home in the DFW area.

  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 4 years of experience
  • Education: High School
  • GIS
  • Telecommunications
  • Documentation Engineer

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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