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GIS Project Manager

Magnolia River

Hartselle,  Alabama

Primary Function: The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of work groups to ensure that the client is receiving the work requested in a timely manner, within budget and of good quality. Perform technical design and planning as well as mentor design and engineering staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tracking and submission of project invoicing which includes detailed explanations of work performed.
  • Client follow up and project specific support.
  • Manage and perform installation, maintenance, and configuration of all ESRI, FlowGIS 365, or other third-party software products as it relates to assigned projects.
  • Provide Supervisor with monthly reports detailing project status and profitability.
  • Training clients on all project related software.
  • Manage GIS/GPS technicians
  • Performing quality control and quality assurance on all projects.
  • Supervise, manage and train GIS and GPS technicians.
  • Responsible for ensuring all projects follow company documentation processes including but not limited to MSA, SLA and NDA.
  • Develop and maintain a professional rapport with team members.
  • Communicate effectively, both written and oral, with project team and management staff.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheets, database and word-processing applications.
  • Good written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate assignments.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geospatial Information Systems, or other closely related degrees.
  • 5 to 10 years of GIS experience showing demonstrated proficiency in Esri’s ArcGIS software suite of products.


  • A Master's degree or equivalent; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Processional GIS experience in the utility sector is a plus.
  • Experience in compiling formal written reports for external clients.
  • Professional experience with client management and interaction.
  • Appropriately licensed to operate a motor vehicle

Physical Demands:

Duties are performed in an office environment.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information.
  • Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.
  • Travel up to 20% of the time.


  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
  • This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned
  • This job description is subject to change at any time.

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