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Organization: Fairfax Water
Title: GIS Technician II
Location: Fairfax, VA
Application Deadline: 2017-07-27
Posted: 2017-06-28

Position Description:

Fairfax Water has an immediate opportunity for a GIS Technician II. Under general supervision of the Supervisor, Technical Services, performs system mapping and data maintenance of public water facilities within an Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) environment. Responsibilities: Performs system mapping and data maintenance by: • Conducting peer reviews of system map updates performed by Technical Services staff. • Updating and maintaining water system maps utilizing the most recent version of ESRI ArcGIS software. • Updating and maintaining databases related to objects on the system maps. • Creating “as-built” drawings of existing water main valve locations. • Compiling information and preparing water system and pressure zone maps. Performs other departmental related activities by: • Performing basic data and map queries to support analysis and preparing specialized maps utilizing general GIS functionality and tools. • Entering and updating subdivision tracking information into SAP as needed. • Creating Fire Hydrant functional location in SAP and updating attributes as required. • Responding to inquiries from the public regarding facility location maps and other related information. • Preparing estimates, visual aids, charts, and graphics for various presentations. • Performing records research to support special studies or analysis. • Support GPS data collection activities as needed. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Qualifications • Graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in GIS, surveying, and technical mathematics used in civil engineering and a minimum of five year’s related experience in the mapping of linear utilities or other features, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge. • Working experience with ESRI ArcGIS within an enterprise versioned environment. • Good knowledge of civil engineering drafting methods, principles, and practices. • Good knowledge of personal computers with emphasis in Microsoft applications. • Ability to perform complex engineering and drafting computations and tasks and apply them within an Enterprise GIS environment. • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications. • Ability to follow oral and written instructions. • Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment. To be considered for this position, please submit an application and resume to Fairfax Water. Fairfax Water offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. The salary range for this position is $49,719 - $81,452. Applications must be received by July 27, 2017. EEO M/F/D A Drug-Free Workplace