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GIS Technician

Company: Timmons Group
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Timmons Group is currently seeking aGIS Technicianto work on a client site in Raleigh, NC.The GIS Technician will apply Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to provide mapping and GIS-related technical and support services to agency departments. Perform data creation, develop, and maintain automated mapping data. This candidate would be expected to be on-site.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesof a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

Generating and maintaining geodatabase layers and associated attribute information

Developing Geographic Databases through use of GIS and advanced technologies for specialized purposes

Using various ESRI GIS software as well as various geographic data formats and standard data conversion and transformation methods, for geographic analysis

Creating maps, reports, and presentations in support of various GIS and technology projects

Participating as needed, in meetings with Technology Services and client staff to fully understand expected project outcomes

Working cooperatively with GIS Analysts, Specialists and/or Project Managers to complete assigned work

Proactively seeks input and clarification from other employees assigned to given projects in order to minimize time spent in performing the essential duties of the position

Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Requirementsof a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in GIS, Surveying, Engineering, Geography, Information Systems or related degree, and at least one year of related experience and/or training; or Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college in GIS, Surveying, Engineering, Geography, Information Systems or related degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Working knowledge and experience with data conversion using ArcInfo, ArcGIS, AutoCAD or Microstation

Must be able to assist in complex mapping, GIS development and production strategies using current knowledge of computer applications and technology

Must be able to assist the GIS Analyst in researching and recommending new methods, equipment, or programs to better accomplish tasks

Microcomputer background in GIS/Mapping software, computer aided drafting software, related third party mapping, GIS software applications, database management systems software and windows based operating systems

Good oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate technical information, ability to research, interpret and summarize data

Must have the ability to prioritize multiple projects from numerous departments

This individual must be highly motivated, a self-starter; flexible, detail-oriented, enjoy interacting with employees and clients; willing to work at a dynamic pace to complete tasks and meet deadlines; and share a commitment to our firm's vision, mission, and shared values

Keywords: Timmons Group, Raleigh , GIS Technician, Professions , Raleigh, North Carolina

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