Organization: Atlantic Municipal Utilities
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Atlantic, IA
Atlantic Municipal Utilities is seeking a GIS Technician
Location: Atlantic, IA
Compensation will start at $21.31 $26.64/hour, commensurate with experience. We also offer generous benefit and retirement packages.
General Statement of Duties:
Maintain detailed utility distribution system maps. Provides Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping of utility facilities. This will require maintaining Geodatabases, GIS layers, collecting field data, and distributing GIS updates to online maps and applications. Also assists with other IT functions at the direction of the IT Coordinator.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Prepares & maintains maps and data of Utility facilities and infrastructure
Serve as primary contact for GIS, assisting field personnel with facility locates
Create, edit and maintain GIS feature datasets, non-cadastral features and tabular GIS data
Perform data entry functions related to ongoing data maintenance of GIS data
Provides hardware and software support and investigates and resolves problems with GIS related systems and users.
Work with field personnel to ensure timely and accurate data is obtained
Responsible for updating and maintaining GIS maps, including data collection and data editing
Assists with preparing, acquiring, recording and filing easements as assigned
Backup critical IT functions at the direction of the IT Coordinator
Performs other related work duties as assigned
May work overtime during system disturbances and emergencies
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop and Basic Geoprocessing tools/map Functions
Knowledge of methods and practices involved in GIS data collection
Administer ArcGIS Online Account
o Analysis and conversion tools, Data driven pages
o Share Maps to ArcGIS online
o Maintain online data
o Create and maintain web maps and applications
Knowledge of ArcGIS Collector for field data collection
Know how to use/troubleshoot GNSS receivers (Arrow 100)
Knowledge of how to run and edit Python scripts
Basic knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office Suite products; Ability to use Internet and other specialized software to extract and record data; Basic knowledge of networking principals; must maintain good physical condition; Know how to obtain relevant third party data for basemaps and data requests; Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective working relationships to accomplish job responsibilities; a valid Iowa Drivers License must be maintained; must meet AMU residency requirements.
Required Experience and Training:
Minimum of Associates Degree in GIS, Drafting and Design, Construction or Civil Engineering Design Technology, Computer Science, or a related field, or a minimum of 2 years related on-the-job experience using GIS and mapping software and technology or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Please submit resume to HR@amu1.net
To view the complete Job Description, please visit www.amu1.net/job-opportunites