Job Detail

Organization: Pape-Dawson Engineers
Title: GIS Specialist
Location: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX USA

Posted: 2020-01-09
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Under direction of GIS Team Lead and/or GIS Manager, applies full competency in GIS studies related to functional area of assignment.


- May serve as lead GIS consultant on projects
- Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring development of new or improved techniques and procedures
- Responsible to analyze technical problems and devise new approaches and alternative solutions
- Supervises and reviews work of GIS Technicians, GIS Analysts, CADD Operators assigned to specific projects
- Will represent firm in conferences with clients and sub-consultants to resolve technical project questions.
- Plans and conducts GIS work related to detailed phases of all projects
- Conducts data gathering, conversion, analysis, manipulation and processing of spatial data using ESRI GIS
- Develops and evaluates plans and criteria in quality assurance/control.
- Recommends solutions to assignment problems
- Development of user interfaces supporting geospatial data analysis
- Maintains and develops growing knowledge of technological advances in GIS field.
- Prepare complex maps and exhibits
- QA/QC maps and data on assigned tasks
- Works closely with GIS staff and other departments to understand their automation needs and prepare technical specifications and recommends options to stakeholders
- Researches new technologies and methodologies for automation of GIS solutions
- Participate in client-needs analyses
- Coordinates, guides and reviews work of less experienced GIS Technicians, GIS Analysts, and CADD Operators who assist specific assignments
- Interfaces with senior professional staff and project managers to receive direction and discuss project criteria and requirements
- Assist with marketing and client engagement

- Requires B.S. or B.A. degree in Geography, Cartography or related field with 2 to 4 years experience.
- Database management and design experience including SQL, MS Servers, and Oracle
-Application of JavaScript, Python, ArcPY, C#, Visual Basic

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