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GIS Technician

Description:
Identify assets and update or create maps and customized geographic information systems (GIS) applications and manipulate data to serve a variety of purposes. Read and interpret maps, and as-built drawings to locate, obtain, manipulate and understand digital land data, and manage data entered into a GIS database.
Manage as-built plans of completed projects and update system maps. Ability to learn and understand the basic water and wastewater network structures as it applies to a network GIS configuration.
Responsible for reviewing engineering plans, and interpreting aerial imagery including maps that are sometimes inaccurate.  Must be able to orient oneself within said map using GPS position, perform deadreckoning, compare reality, GIS, GPS, & sketches and route tables to assign the correct assets in the map to GPS positions taking.
Thoroughly review each block surveyed for items in map that are incorrect or need to be captured. Must be attentive, noticing
missing/incorrect assets, premise, etc. Responsible for performing basic IT troubleshooting to address typical or unexpected computer communication problems that might affect GPS signal strength, Mobile Broadband, Bluetooth, Networks, etc. Provide active feedback to GPS project manager. Due to the highly sensitive nature of the technology involved the workflow does not work with the same quality/ consistency everywhere all the time. Responsible to adjust workflow / learn new techniques as the process is improved through feedback.
Ability to perform these tasks while maintaining a culture of elevated safety through risk reduction in challenging work environments including poor weather, proximity to traffic, searching for assets in and under landscaping and other obstructions, etc.
HS Diploma/GED, Associates or equivalent work experience
Minimum 1 year of GPS/GIS or related field work.

Knowledge of water and wastewater construction techniques preferred. Familiar with survey GPS equipment, ESRI Collector, RTK networks, and GNSS. Skills: ArcGIS suite of software.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Works well within a team, outstanding listening skills, ability to follow directions, and good customer service skills.
Ability to learn and understand the basic water and wastewater network structures as it applies to a network GIS configuration. Responsible for reviewing engineering plans, and interpreting aerial imagery including maps that are sometimes inaccurate.
 
Job Number: 1910109827
Job Location: Mechanicsburg, PA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/12/2019
Last Updated: 01/20/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Tyler Belisle
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fZiJQAU&URLSource=cjhunter

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