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GIS Technician in Canonsburg, PA at VisionPRO

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a leader in the Natural Gas industry, is currently seeking 2 GIS Technicians to work on a contract basis in the Canonsburg, PA area. This contract is expected to last for approximately 8 months with the potential for extension or conversion to permanent employment.

On a daily basis, the GIS Technician is responsible for improving data in the GIS system and the company’s Integrity Management Plan and Risk Assessment. S/he will review and analyze engineering drawings, historical documents, and construction records to populate data in various feature classes and adjust their geometry.

Required Skills:

  • Strong ESRI experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, computer science, engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience as a GIS Technician or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years experience using  ArcGIS desktop
  • Experience editing feature classes and importing CAD files in ArcGIS
  • Experience reading CAD files, engineering drawings, and land cadastral documents
  • Experience with enterprise GIS databases and  collecting/processing GPS data
  • Understanding of raster and vector data formats
  • Understanding of Cartographic principles
  • Experience creating custom maps and analyzing spatial data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Highly analytical with problem solving skills; proven attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with little definition or supervision while multi-tasking and prioritizing across a number of projects and initiatives 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook

VisionPRO relentlessly delivers top talent to help our clients excel. We have been trusted for over 20 years to align the right talent to the right opportunity, expertly solving unique business challenges. From small businesses to the Fortune 500, our clients appreciate our consultative approach, resourcefulness, and fast response to their individual needs. Our prospective candidates and existing consultants can count on VisionPRO to passionately help them maximize their career choices, while also supporting their growth opportunities. We serve our customers from around the world, helping them with their most critical hiring decisions and project needs.