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Organization: CALYX Engineers + Consultants
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Raleigh, NC
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-11-02

Position Description:

CALYX Engineers and Consultants is seeking a full-time GIS Technician for our Cary, NC office. This individual will perform a variety of professional GIS services for the planning group as well as other CALYX service lines. The GIS Technician will create high-end analytical and cartographic map products utilizing various data types and sources as well as will perform geospatial analysis for maps and reports. The most frequent and essential work activities include:

 Formats and generates a variety of GIS products including standard and custom maps, map series, standard map templates, shapefiles, geodatabases, graphics, tables and reports.
 Performs analysis of spatial data using GIS and analytical software and provides the results in map, report, or presentation format.
 Performs data searches and retrievals and converts collected data into a format consumable by GIS.
 Georeferences digital maps to align with real ground locations using survey monument, GPS and other data as controls.
 Researches and corrects problems with data using spatial/logical analyses and other appropriate resources to obtain and/or correct missing or incorrect spatial and attribute data.
 Assists with complex geospatial projects and initiatives, which may include programming or designing GIS models for automation of manual and repetitive tasks.
 Collects field data using GPS or other equipment as needed.

Prerequisites for employment include:

 Bachelorís degree in geographic information systems, planning, environmental sciences, geography, computer science, information technology or other related field. Related GIS experience may be substituted for the required education
 0-3 years directly related professional work experience
 Understanding of projections and coordinate systems and cartographic design
 Experience with spatial and statistical analysis using both vector and raster data formats
 Knowledge of GIS data sources
 Basic knowledge of relational database concepts
 Required experience with:
 ESRI ArcGIS 10.x plus extentions
 ESRI ModelBuilder and Python/ArcPy to automate GIS workflows
 Excel
 Preferred experience with:
 ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro
 MicroStation
 Visualization software and techniques
 GPS field hardware and software
 NCDOT processes
 Valid driverís license

For the past 24 years, CALYX Engineers and Consultants has developed a reputation for providing quality services in the areas of roadway and structure design, site and civil engineering, land surveying, building structure design, subsurface utility engineering, construction engineering inspection, transportation planning, traffic services, water resources, cultural resources, and environmental services. Founded on the premise that every project, regardless of size or complexity, deserves unmatched expertise and quality assurance from concept to completion, CALYX has grown from an entrepreneurial startup to one of the most well respected civil engineering firms in the Southeast. Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, CALYX has 170 employees with offices in metro Atlanta and Columbus, GA; and Charlotte, NC; and Rock Hill, SC. To learn more, please visit www.CALYXengineers.com or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

To apply for this position and learn more about our company, please visit www.CALYXengineers.com/jobs.

CALYX Engineers and Consultants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.