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GIS Technician

Timmons Group

Raleigh,  North Carolina
GIS Technician

Timmons Group is currently seeking a GIS Technician to work on a client site in Raleigh, NC. The GIS Technician will apply Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to provide mapping and GIS-related technical and support services to agency departments. Perform data creation, develop, and maintain automated mapping data. This candidate would be expected to be on-site.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Generating and maintaining geodatabase layers and associated attribute information
  • Developing Geographic Databases through use of GIS and advanced technologies for specialized purposes
  • Using various ESRI GIS software as well as various geographic data formats and standard data conversion and transformation methods, for geographic analysis
  • Creating maps, reports, and presentations in support of various GIS and technology projects
  • Participating as needed, in meetings with Technology Services and client staff to fully understand expected project outcomes
  • Working cooperatively with GIS Analysts, Specialists and/or Project Managers to complete assigned work
  • Proactively seeks input and clarification from other employees assigned to given projects in order to minimize time spent in performing the essential duties of the position
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in GIS, Surveying, Engineering, Geography, Information Systems or related degree, and at least one year of related experience and/or training; or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college in GIS, Surveying, Engineering, Geography, Information Systems or related degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working knowledge and experience with data conversion using ArcInfo, ArcGIS, AutoCAD or Microstation
  • Must be able to assist in complex mapping, GIS development and production strategies using current knowledge of computer applications and technology
  • Must be able to assist the GIS Analyst in researching and recommending new methods, equipment, or programs to better accomplish tasks
  • Microcomputer background in GIS/Mapping software, computer aided drafting software, related third party mapping, GIS software applications, database management systems software and windows based operating systems
  • Good oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate technical information, ability to research, interpret and summarize data
  • Must have the ability to prioritize multiple projects from numerous departments
  • This individual must be highly motivated, a self-starter; flexible, detail-oriented, enjoy interacting with employees and clients; willing to work at a dynamic pace to complete tasks and meet deadlines; and share a commitment to our firm’s vision, mission, and shared values

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