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Organization: Pro-West & Associates
Title: GIS Data Technician
Location: Walker, MN
Application Deadline: 2018-06-04
Posted: 2018-05-14

Position Description:

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. (www.prowestgis.com) is a GIS (geographic information systems) consulting firm located in Walker, MN and Crosslake, MN. Pro-West provides highly specialized GIS consulting, programming, and data management services. We are a team of professionals and technology experts who have delivered successful projects to our clients for almost 30 years! Join our pioneering and talented team focused on helping our clients make a difference in the area of location technology.

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. is looking for a GIS Data Technician who will serve as an integral member of our data development team, providing entry level GIS data development and maintenance skills. The GIS Technician position requires skills in the use of Esri software, ability to work within our fast-paced, technological environment with a diverse team, and enthusiasm for helping our clients make a difference in the area of GIS.

This is a full-time position (40 hours a week), with vacation, personal days, holidays, IRA, health insurance and HSA benefits, and short/long term disability insurance. The position is located in our Walker or Cross Lake office.

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Geography/GIS, Science, Engineering or related field, AA degree with GIS emphasis, or 1 year GIS technical experience in lieu of degree

Experience Requirements:
• Technical experience with ArcGIS
• Experience editing geodatabase features and attributes
• Experience with data development technologies and processes

Responsibilities:
• Follow project standards to accurately develop and attribute geospatial data
• Communicate possible project efficiency improvements to senior technician\manager
• Assist in quality control processes to assure data quality and integrity
• Clearly document project discrepancies to communicate possible errors in data developed
• Attend in house project meetings, specific to assigned development project
• Maintain and develop ArcGIS desktop skills through relevant and approved trainings

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter by June 4, 2018 to pwajobs@prowestgis.com