Entry level GIS Technician - GA Dept of Transportation
Posted on Jan 30, 2020 by ESG Consulting
Our client the GA Dept of Transportation (GDOT) is seeking a GIS Technician for a 2 year contract in Macon GA.
Out of State candidates will be considered, however there is no relocation assistance. you have to self relocate.
The position will be part of a team that is preparing local GIS street data for inclusion into GDOT's statewide road network. The position will involve editing road characteristics.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), in coordination with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission (MGRC), is seeking a GIS Technician to assist with its Local Government GIS Collection effort. The position will be part of a team that is preparing local (city and county) GIS street data for inclusion in GDOT's statewide road network. The position will involve editing road center lines and the associated road characteristics. The position may also require coordination with local governmental entities to obtain data and verify ownership of roads. The ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts.
The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database.
The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data. The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the team.
The candidate must be able to coordinate, plan, and support simultaneous tasks and GIS projects; query data; prepare and deliver reports to the immediate supervisor and others; use geospatial data in the creation and production of GIS maps and data; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
include completion or near completion (in process) four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field, and proficiency with the ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite.
- GIS work experience with a city or county government agency.
- Transportation related experience
- Linear Referenced Network experience
Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
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