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GIS Technician II

Merrick & Company

Duluth,  Georgia
GIS Technician


Merrick & Company is seeking a GIS/Geomatics Technician with two – four years’ experience to work in our Tucker office.


Job Description

  • Takes direction to perform GIS data gathering, digitizing, conversion, and analysis
  • Applies cartographic standards to prepare maps and exhibits using GIS datasets
  • Provides support to senior GIS staff
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality

Required Experience

  • Two (2) - four (4) years’ experience working with ESRI 10.x software applications and extensions
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required Access preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree OR Associates or GIS Certificate is preferred
  • High school diploma is required
  • Local candidates preferred

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of shapefiles and geodatabases
  • Knowledge of data projections and how to manipulate
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic GIS concepts and methodologies such as drawing scale, spatial databases, spatial projections and coordinate systems, text and annotation placement, layer control, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cartographic methods
  • Attention to detail, organized, customer focused
  • Able to work in a team and multitask
  • Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines when necessary
  • Ability to track and report project progress for timesheet and budget reporting
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS Pro a plus
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS Online and Web Mapping services a plus
  • Working knowledge of ESRI field apps (Collector, Explorer, and Quick Capture)
  • Some field work will be required, accompany project teams to transmission line study areas and walking in proposed rights-of-ways to collect GPS locations

Physical Requirements

  • Able to spend extended periods of time working at desktop computer.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers and scanners.

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