Organization: OHM Advisors
Title: GIS Technician
Location: Livonia, MI
-Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.
With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, we create great places. And we do it by being uncompromisingly people-centric and delivering innovation day in and day out. Our team of professionals deliver award-winning work across the architecture, engineering, and planning disciplines, we believe that collaboration breeds higher-grade solutions and that something incredible grows from a team of experts with individual specialties.
-What You’ll Contribute to OHM Advisors
As a GIS Technician, you will be faced with challenging GIS projects in the fields of Engineering, Planning, Architecture, and Water Resources. The individual must be able to perform data collection, demonstrate established knowledge in GIS, analysis, cartography, and/or geospatial data management.
--With guidance from our GIS field data collection expert, assist them in field data collection utilizing high precision GNSS GPS receivers paired with ArcGIS Online field applications.
--Become familiar and keep current with data collection concepts, principles, and practices.
--Assist in modifying or developing municipal utility networks.
--Georeference & digitize construction plans.
--Learn how to use and utilize ArcGIS Desktop & Online maps.
--Attend project & professional development meetings.
As a trusted member of OHM Advisors’ GIS Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to advance the communities we serve continually.
-What You’ll Need to Succeed
--Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or related field. A focus on GIS is preferred.
--1-2 years of GIS experience is desired, but not required.
--Experience with GPS field data collection is desired, but not required.
--Familiarity with ESRI ArcGIS Software (Desktop, Pro, Online) is required.
--Knowledge of AutoCAD is desired, but not required.
--Knowledge of SQL or Python is desired, but not required.
--Experience in generating map products and an understanding of cartographic principles.
--Excellent communication and organization skills with a positive attitude and eagerness to learn.
--Strong work ethic and desire to take on new challenges
--Team-oriented mindset with strong listening and collaboration skills.
--The ability to travel for fieldwork and meetings is required not to exceed 80-100% of the workweek.
--Must be able to lift 50-80 lbs.
--Desire to learn new technologies & methodologies in the GIS field.
--Local applicants from the Michigan area are preferred.
-Growth at OHM Advisors
Advancement isn’t just for our clients. We’re committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you’ll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there’s not just cool work on big projects. You’ll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.
OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
--Bachelors or better in Geographic Techniques or related field.
--1-2 years: GIS experience
-Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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