Job Detail

Organization: University of Michigan
Title: Geographic Info System (GIS) Technician
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Posted: 2024-02-20
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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The University of Michigan Facilities and Operations Information Services Department is seeking a GIS Technician Senior to join the Facilities and Operations Information Services team to create, update, maintain and analyze various datasets using ESRI ArcGIS Pro, FME, and other software programs.

Compile geographic data and attributes from a variety of sources including blueprints, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps

Create maps, utility networks, and web services using GIS software and related equipment

Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS

Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications

Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports

Design and update database, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature presentations

Create Tasks, Arcade, and Notebook scripts

Enter new map data through the use of a digitizer or by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales

Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data

Prepare metadata and other documentation

Move, copy, delete, and add files, drawings, and maps to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer

Present information to users and answer questions

Retrieve and print stored maps

Conduct research to locate and obtain existing data

Maintain and comply with established internal controls

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