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GIS Engineer

Richardson, TX | Professional/Business Services
Job ID: 89494
Listed on 4/12/2019

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Job Title: GIS Engineer


Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Performs complex drafting duties and assignments of limited scope. 
  • Follows standard organizational practices and guidelines. 
  • Solves problems of somewhat complex nature and assists less-experienced employees with solving problems and resolving issues. 
  • Prepares custom maps and diagrams from GIS data. 
  • Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications. 
  • Conduct Research to locate and obtain existing feature sets. 
  • Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS. 
  • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps. 
  • Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports. 
  • Design and update database, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations. 
  • Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data. 
  • Prepare metadata and other documentation. 
  • Move, copy, delete, and add files, drawings, and maps to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer. 
  • Provides GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis and services to all departments. 
  • Convert electronic files to PDF and upload to File Management Database. 
  • Worker will be working with Engineers and records to capture fiber network inventory from paper/electronic records into our ArcGIS based database. 
  • Worker will be performing data integrity analysis on records in GIS database. 


Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • Requires High school degree and 4+years job-related experience or degree in related field. A combination of education and applicable work experience may be acceptable.
  • Experience with reading/interpreting fiber construction as-builts and fiber splicing cut sheets or schematics. 
  • Understanding of ODN or fiber distribution network principles. 
  • Working knowledge/proficiency/experience with ArcGIS feature creation/query tools. 
  • Experience with capturing features and attributes from documentation in GIS application. 
  • Able to work independently on multiple projects within organizational practices and guidelines. 
  • Experience with GIS data verification to confirm accuracy and adherence to validation rules.
  • General Computer Skills – Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio) Google Earth and Adobe Pro. 
  • Ability to read and interpret underground and aerial telecom facilities records on maps and fielding notes. 
  • Associates degree or ESRI Technical Certification. 
  • Experience with GIS based design platforms (3-GIS experience a plus). 
  • Analytical Skills - The ability to solve problems using the GIS suite of tools. 
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and make sound decisions using information at hand. 
  • Strong Verbal and Written communication skills.