GIS Technician

HonorVet Technologies

  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago
GIS Technician

Job Duration: 6 Months
Job Location: Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Shift Hours: M-F, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET

Note:
  • Identify assets and update or create maps and customized geographic information systems (GIS) applications and manipulate data to serve a variety of purposes.
  • Read and interpret maps, and as-built drawings to locate, obtain, manipulate and understand digital land data, and manage data entered a GIS database.
  • Minimum 1 year of GPS/GIS or related field work
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage as-built plans of completed projects and update system maps.
  • Ability to learn and understand the basic water and wastewater network structures as it applies to a network GIS configuration.
  • Responsible for reviewing engineering plans, and interpreting aerial imagery including maps that are sometimes inaccurate.
  • Must be able to orient oneself within said map using GPS position, perform dead reckoning, compare reality, GIS, GPS, & sketches and route tables to assign the correct assets in the map to GPS positions taking.
  • Thoroughly review each block surveyed for items in map that are incorrect or need to be captured.
  • Must be attentive, noticing missing/incorrect assets, premise, etc. Responsible for performing basic IT troubleshooting to address typical or unexpected computer communication problems that might affect GPS signal strength, Mobile Broadband, Bluetooth, Networks, etc.
  • Provide active feedback to GPS project manager.
  • Due to the highly sensitive nature of the technology involved the workflow does not work with the same quality/ consistency everywhere all the time.
  • Responsible to adjust workflow / learn new techniques as the process is improved through feedback.
  • Ability to perform these tasks while maintaining a culture of elevated safety through risk reduction in challenging work environments including poor weather, proximity to traffic, searching for assets in and under landscaping and other obstructions, etc.
Education:
  • Associates or equivalent work exp
Knowledge
  • Company standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater construction techniques preferred. Familiar with survey GPS equipment, ESRI Collector, RTK networks, and GNSS. Skills: ArcGIS suite of software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Works well within a team, outstanding listening skills, ability to follow directions, and good customer service skills.
  • Ability to learn and understand the basic water and wastewater network structures as it applies to a network GIS configuration.
  • Responsible for reviewing engineering plans, and interpreting aerial imagery including maps that are sometimes inaccurate.

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