Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: $12.50 hourly
Job ID: 9566
Geographic Technologies Group, Inc (GTG) is currently seeking a GIS/GPS Technician in the NC office. GTG is one of the country’s leading full-service local government GIS consulting companies with its corporate headquarters located in North Carolina. Founded in 1997, GTG celebrates more than 15 years of growth and success.
JOB DESCRIPTION, REQUIREMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
This position interacts extensively with the Project Manager responsible for the project. GTG is a rapidly growing GIS consulting and software engineering firm with headquarters in North Carolina and regional offices throughout the country.
An understanding of Esri-based software and GPS equipment is desired. Effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to complete projects independently and/or in small teams in a responsible and timely manner are required.
Strong preference given to applicants with prior experience developing utility geodatabases. This includes water, sewer, stormwater, and electric utilities. Typical work performed by this position includes georeferencing scanned as-builts or AutoCAD files and capturing utility data from them using heads-up digitizing in the Esri ArcMap environment. Field data collection of utility infrastructure using mapping grade GPS is also common for this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidates should preferably have a Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography or related field and up to 1.5 years’ experience with GIS and local government. Effective oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and the ability to complete projects independently and/or in small teams in a responsible and timely manner are required. Frequent overnight travel is required, as are periods of prolonged project location on-site stays.
This position offers a compensation range between $12.50 - $14.50 DOQ with time and a half for overtime. Overtime is required. GTG offers group health, dental and disability coverage, and retirement plan. Two weeks paid vacation.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None at this time
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