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GIS Technician - Raleigh, NC in Raleigh, NC at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined firm recognized nationally as a Best Firm to Work For . We develop solutions across multiple platforms, including JavaScript, HTML5, and native mobile operating systems. We are dedicated to solving challenges and helping our clients achieve their vision. For more information, visit

We are currently accepting applications for GIS Technician for future needs in our office in Raleigh, NC.

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

  • Collect GPS Positions for utility data, along with attribute information associated with Water, Wastewater, Electric and other fixed utility and feature assets.
  • Manages data files on a daily basis to ensure data integrity and data security.
  • Interprets map information to determine the best approach to efficiently surveying project area.
  • Meets or exceeds overall quality control standards established by the client.
  • Maintains equipment by caring for and providing basic troubleshooting.
  • Works in an efficient manner while requiring limited supervision.
  • Responsible for basic maintenance and care for company vehicle.
  • Works cooperatively with other GIS Field Surveyors, Field Supervisors and/or Project Managers to complete assigned work.

Skills/Requirements of 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.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company s Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.