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Organization: Planet Forward
Title: GIS Technician/Specialist
Location: Charlotte, NC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-11

Position Description:

Location: 4720 Piedmont Row Drive - Charlotte, NC
Duration: 1 year

Local candidates only

Candidates with GE Small World experience are ideal, also manager would prefer to see candidates that have experience/knowledge of Editing information in GIS and not just analyzing it.

The tasks to be performed by the GIS Technician include but are not limited to:
Edit and transpose complex data from records, maps, AutoCAD drawings, GPS, county landbase maps and other source documents into the Geographic Information System (GIS) and/or related systems
Read and interpret maps and other source data
Maintain asset systems data by entering as-built data into systems of record in a timely manner, maintaining pipeline records on GIS, processing GPS data, preparing and printing detailed drawings
Work on project designs by plotting routes, fittings, valves, encroachments, Right of Ways (ROW), preparing design field drawings, anode, valve drawings, and producing construction prints (as applicable)
Perform geocoding tasks
Perform in-depth quality review of data entered by other users and provide feedback to the users
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications for the GIS Technician position will include:
Associates degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field or equivalent work experience
2 or more years of work experience in database entry and support with experience in the use of GIS and AutoCAD
Knowledge in the use of the following systems/applications:
Principles and practices of GIS, GPS, and cartography
AutoCAD software and file structures, as they relate to GIS applications
Source data used to create maps
Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
GIS software (ArcGIS, Smallworld GIS)
Demonstrated effective analytical, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills
Business and technical understanding of the applications
Ability to integrate source data into systems of record
Ability to effectively interact with both business and technical staff, provide quality customer service and support users with inquiries
Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and thorough in reviewing data for accuracy
Ability to facilitate training.


bstith@theplanetforward.com (708)286-1333