Job Detail

Organization: Greenville Water
Title: GIS Technician I
Location: Greenville SC

Posted: 2019-01-17
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

GIS Technician I

The purpose of this classification is to assist in the construction, maintenance, implementation and application of the GIS databases to Greenville Water operations; to compile, organize, enter, store and retrieve as needed various technical and historical data; and to assist in the maintenance of the department's general computer systems and network.


• Performs Global Positioning System (GPS) field surveying techniques for the collection of raw data; creates and maintains data dictionary files.
• Instructs data for the spatial and relational database system through field acquisition, digital data input and manipulation through the use of various technical software.
• Assists in maintaining and updating the GIS database; performs quality assurance checks and records data into system.
• Assists in maintaining the GPS equipment; coordinates with GPS vendor for fixes and software upgrades;
• Compiles historical data from plat files, field books, engineering contract files, design drawings, meter accounts files, block books, and various governmental and technical sources for use in the construction of the utility mapping database.
• Creates and maintains digital maps for use by GW employees; creates and converts AutoCAD drawings into appropriate system formatting.
• Applies map projections and geo-referencing to raster and vector data.
• Creates new plat files-scanning, finishing and preparing pipe kill reports.

Three (3) years of technical experience with ArcGIS and GPS survey equipment; or equivalent. Experience with AutoCAD & programming experience with ArcGIS applications, preferred.

Greenville Water provides service to more than 450,000 residents of the Upstate region of South Carolina. We are committed to providing exceptional service & utilizing safe and effective methods for providing water while adhering to & surpassing health / safety standards. Governed by an elected Commission of Public Works, Greenville Water is the state’s largest water utility.

For more information call ph# (864) 241-6008

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