Performs geographic information systems (GIS) data development, integration and analysis, produces maps and graphics, and extracts, analyzes and reports data. Provides technical assistance and support of transportation related activities or projects. Work requires contact with governmental agencies. Employees at this level perform work independently on assignments; however, all unusual issues are referred to the supervisor.
- Collects, prepares, digitizes and codes spatial data into GIS format.
- Conducts mapping research to ensure accurate use of data and resolve conflicting information.
- Converts CAD and other map formats into ArcGIS formats.
- Creates and maintains cartographic products using ArcGIS.
- Creates, maintains and updates GIS databases and cartographic products using ESRI suite
- Follows documented workflows, standard operating procedures and best practices to consistently produce high-quality data with minimal errors or corrections.
- Generates reports and produces graphic products.
- Geo references scanned paper maps for feature extraction.
- Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
- Uses linear referencing to update and maintain the roadway network and attributes.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems or related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for degree on a year per year basis. Substitutions for Minimum Qualifications
GIS Analyst I: No experience required.
GIS Analyst II: 1 year using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ERSI) products in cartographic production, GIS or GPS analysis. (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part-time equivalent)
GIS Analyst III: 2 years using Environmental Systems Research Institute (ERSI) products in cartographic production, GIS or GPS analysis. (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part-time equivalent)
Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver’s license. This position requires driving a state vehicle.
- Analyzing and organizing business and technical data
- Applicable computer software applications and hardware
- Communicating technical information effectively
- Coordinate systems and map projections
- Developing and giving presentations
- GIS data Collection
- GIS/GPS concepts and fundamentals
- Program/project planning, development, and management methodologies
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
- Sedentary work: Lift up to 10 lbs at a time and occasionally carry files/small tools.
- Fingering-picking, pinching, typing; working primarily with fingers rather than whole hand.
- Talking- expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken words.
- Hearing- perceive sound at normal speaking levels; receive information by oral communication.
- Close Visual Acuity- work includes data/figures; view a computer screen; extensive reading.
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