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Organization: Finley Engineering Company Inc.
Title: GIS Technician I
Location: Springfield, Il
Application Deadline: 2018-10-31
Posted: 2018-10-03

Position Description:

Position Description:
Finley Engineering Company INC is currently seeking a full-time GIS Technician for our Fiber Optic Engineering Firm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the position may include, but is not limited to, the following processes within a GIS environment:

• Perform data collection, editing, entry, mapping, and managing an accurate record of real estate and utility transmission easements by utilizing GIS technologies.
• Read, understand, and interpret complex design drawings, property plats, maps, and other related information as necessary to post data in company GIS system.
• Manipulate data for entry into company GIS system from CAD or like system.
• Ability to do coordinate geometry in ArcMap
• Manage specific GIS information layers
• Transfer collected data onto GIS system/server using applicable software.
• Support staff regarding capabilities to meet GIS management needs.
• Correct QA/QC errors.
• Digitizing and georeferencing data to aid in the location, placement, and creation of features
• Creating and editing features and associated attributes
• The examination of legal documents associated with easements to determine the correct locations and attributes for each feature
• Making corrections to previously mapped easements
• Research and data processing, to include verifying, organizing, and the preparation of geospatial and asset data.
• Be responsible managing, administering, and coordinating various GIS related tasks, workflows, and processes.
• Duties can include, troubleshooting software issues, assisting in the creation of efficient workflows, bringing efficiencies to less efficient existing workflows, as well as maintaining a working knowledge of the latest GIS trends, workflows, and software.

• Minimum Associates degree in Geography, GIS, or related field
• Exceptions on education can be made for exceptional candidates
• Minimum one year of work experience in GIS with progressively responsible experience in the design and development of GIS systems and applications.
• Must have proficient experience working with ESRI Suite (including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcMap, ArcServer, ArcGIS Online).
• Must have working knowledge of mapping concepts and principles and methods of cartography practices in a GIS environment.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

• Experience with MS Office Suite
• Experience with MS Office Suite
• Experience with CAD/AutoCAD a plus
• Computerized mapping and digital data conversion, manipulation and analysis
• Cadastral mapping experience a plus
• Property surveying experience a plus
• Prior experience with some type of utility network, distribution and/or transmission program, a plus.
• GIS database administration and management principles, methods and techniques, including quality control methods and practices
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with the skill to effectively interface with both internal and external customers.
• Demonstrated ability to train and develop personnel on the use of GIS programs, processes, and procedures.
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
• Demonstrated ability to organize multiple projects and be self-led
• Ability to work both efficiently independently and cooperatively in a team environment
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Proficiency with data management, organization, a willingness to learn, and ability to ask questions to obtain desired results if unclear of the task at hand.
• Valid state driver’s license in good standing

Location: Springfield, Illinois

To apply, please send all resumes to: c.nichols@finleyusa.com