Randstad GIS Technician in Fayetteville, North Carolina

GIS Technician

job details:

  • location:Fayetteville, NC

  • salary:$40,000 - $65,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, December 3, 2018

  • experience:2 years

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Electric, Gas and Sanitary Services

  • reference:145052

job description

GIS Technician

Permanent position: A GIS Specialist is needed for an immediate opening with a leading Water and Wastewater utility near Fayetteville, NC. The GIS Specialist is responsible to maintain geo-databases, ensuring geospatial information as accurate and up to date, as well as assisting in the creation, updating, and maintenance of the ArcGIS systems. Qualified candidates must have a BS Degree OR 7+ years' of progressive experience in the design and development of geospatial information systems, proficiency with ArcGIS is preferred. This is a direct hire opportunity, and some relocation assistance may be budgeted for qualified regional candidates.

Responsibilities for the GIS Technician

  • Incorporate spatial and non-spatial data from a broad range of sources into geodatabases.

  • Manage GIS data, GPS data & incorporate field data from operations staff for asset management

  • Creates highly detailed, complex maps

  • Insure that GIS data is properly formatted for seamless integration into Cityworks; Track GIS corrections and update requests through the Cityworks user interface

  • Knowledge of water/ wastewater utilities is preferred

Requirements for the GIS Technician

  • A BS Degree or 7+ years' of progressive experience in the design and development of geospatial information systems

  • ArcGIS proficiency is preferred

  • Python scripting and proficiency with AutoCAD is preferred

  • Exposure to database design, visualization technologies, modeling, and simulation


  • Comprehensive benefits

  • 401 K

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.