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Organization: Dunaway Associates
Title: Senior GIS Specialist
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-07-25

Position Description:

Dunaway Associates
Fort Worth, TX

Dunaway Associates is a professional services company with over 60 years of delivering results. We have offices in Fort Worth, Austin, Midland, Prosper and San Antonio. Our staff of over 175 employees provides civil engineering, structural engineering, planning and landscape architecture, environmental, surveying and GIS. Our core values are a unifying force and are at the heart of our culture, the way we treat each other, the manner in which we work with clients, and the standards of behavior we set for each other.

Act as team lead to deliver mapping solutions for primarily non-routine GIS projects by coordinating the production aspects of assigned projects with regard to map deliverables, web map solutions, and mobile applications; assist with clients’ Enterprise GIS planning, implementation, and evaluation endeavors by demonstrating an advanced knowledge of GIS software and technology, data acquisition and storage, spatial analysis, and cartographic deliverables; represent the company and assist in growing the GIS service line by driving business development endeavors, project exploration and development, and client engagement; manage advanced projects independently under minimal supervision of the GIS Manager


• Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, or similar
• 7 years of continued GIS experience, or 5 years with a Master’s Degree

Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Advanced GIS software knowledge and experience including Esri GIS core products (e.g., ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Spatial Analyst)
• Experience with GIS system architecture for Enterprise GIS planning, implementation, and evaluation
• Experience transforming between coordinate systems and projections
• Advanced and applied knowledge of GIS concepts and standards, including data development, editing, and quality control procedures
• Experience drafting proposals, reports, written standards, and how-to documents
• Proven ability to think critically and solve geo-processing errors and resolve technical issues with data and software using available knowledge bases and community support
• Experience working with and supporting applications of GIS in various industries and specialties, including municipal projects, utility and pipeline infrastructure, telecommunications, and facilities/asset management

Soft/Other Skills
• Experience making effective formal verbal and written presentations to clients, the general public, and all levels of employees, including management
• Experience mentoring and leading team members
• Experience performing business development, project exploration and development, and client engagement endeavors
• Proven ability to push technical limits and finding new solutions
• Proven ability to complete multiple assignments through effective multi-tasking and prioritization


• Master’s Degree
• GISP Certification
• Experience ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Pro, ArcSDE, and Portal for ArcGIS (including data versioning, multiuser, and replication)
• Experience converting data between CAD and GIS
• Experience with 3D GIS mapping
• Development using Python, .NET, Esri ModelBuilder, or JavaScript
• Experience organizing, managing and maintaining ArcSDE data tables
• Experience with Safe FME
• Basic understanding of SQL Server or related RDBMS skills

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