This GIS Technician assists the Systems Performance Analyst with data collection, entry, and mapping activities in order to accurately inventory and map the utilities infrastructure - water, wastewater, and gas. The position also handles permitting and easements related to utilities infrastructure. Position emphasis is on gas infrastructure mapping, permitting and easements. Performs specialized technical work in preparation and maintenance of maps and related tasks within the City's Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS). Work done here is to advance GIS solutions to meet department needs. Primarily and most frequently the work done here is performed independently, with diverse functional areas and more specialization and ability to train others.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Depending on assignment may be assigned one or more of the following duties:
Education, Experience and Skills:
Graduation from high school plus two (2) years of technical training is required;
One (1) year of experience performing above and related duties, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
An Associate Degree in GIS or related field.
Skills: Strong computer skills and work knowledge of various software (i.e., Microsoft Office, databases, GIS, AutoCAD); Technical reading, writing, and presentation skills; Ability to perform research and interpret legal descriptions. Ability to report information in a clear and understandable format; Ability to be organized and efficient.
Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:
Standard work environment. The job may risk exposure to inclement weather, wet or humid conditions, uneven terrain, noise, fumes, dusts and pollen, animals/wildlife, and traffic.
Position is subject to federal DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.
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