Job Detail

Organization: Fairfax Water
Title: GIS Technician II
Location: Fairfax, VA, USA

Posted: 2018-11-05
Application Deadline: 2018-11-18

Position Description:

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:
o Conducting peer reviews of system map updates performed by Technical Services staff.
o Updating and maintaining water system maps utilizing the most recent version of ESRI ArcGIS software.
o Updating and maintaining databases related to objects on the system maps.
o Creating “as-built” drawings of existing water main valve locations.
o Compiling information and preparing water system and pressure zone maps.

Performs other departmental related activities by:
o Performing basic data and map queries to support analysis and preparing specialized maps utilizing general GIS functionality and tools.
o Entering and updating subdivision tracking information into SAP as needed.
o Creating Fire Hydrant functional location in SAP and updating attributes as required.
o Responding to inquiries from the public regarding facility location maps and other related information.
o Preparing estimates, visual aids, charts, and graphics for various presentations.
o Performing records research to support special studies or analysis.
o Support GPS data collection activities as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications:

• Graduation from high school or GED 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 apply visit www.fairfaxwater.org

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