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GIS Technician 3

GIS Technician 3

Requisition ID 
2017-19377
Work Location 
US-GA-Warner Robins
Department / Discipline 
Environmental
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is a multi-disciplinary firm of consulting environmental scientists and engineers with offices throughout the United States. We are seeking a GIS Technician 3 to join our Warner Robins, GA office.

 

The GIS Technician 3 position will provide CAD and GIS support for Facility Assessment and Space Utilization projects for the Air Force.

 

Role Overview

Provide CAD, GIS and Project Coordination support for tasks performed in support of Facility Utilization Studies, Planning and other engineering or consulting services by developing maps or documents pertaining to project deliverables. Facility Space Utilization (FUS) and Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs). Tasks include but are not limited to maintenance of various GeoBase data layers, creation of new data layers, performing spatial analysis, collection/maintenance of GeoBase features. Project assignments will include field collection of data to support projects performed at multiple Air Force facilities across the country. Must have experience working with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE). Position requires traveling to project sites for data gathering. Must be able to utilize ESRI ArcGIS to prepare data sources and maps in support of planning charrettes. Able to perform migration of CAD to GIS, various GeoBase functions, i.e. build data sets, perform QA/QC, develop queries, create maps, etc. in preparation project deliverables.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform GIS database development, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and mapping
  • Produce detailed, high-quality cartographic products (digital and hardcopy) and accompanying reports in accordance with technical guidelines and project requirements
  • Communicate with project team members and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and desired outputs
  • Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including but not limited to, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps
  • Perform regular quality control checks of GIS Data and non-spatial databases with minimal supervision to ensure data integrity
  • Manage individual project tasks related to GIS, database design and management, and data visualization
  • Customize GIS workflow and software programs for data collection, engineering, and environmental applications

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of ESRI ArcGIS experience
  • AS/BS in Engineering or related field
  • Previous experience developing GIS project deliverables
  • Able to perform field data collection activities requiring long durations of walking
  • Able to travel and spend up to three weeks at project locations
  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Experience in producing high-quality digital and hardcopy project graphics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Resourceful and self-motivated

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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