GIS Technician (799 views)

Atlanta, GA
March 19, 2020

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Title: GIS Technician

Location: Atlanta, GA

Duration: 3 Months

Rate: DOE

Interview Type: In-person only

Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type:  C2C,C2H ,W2,

Experience: 2 YEARS


The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Office of Transportation Data (OTD) is seeking a GIS Technician to assist with its Local Government GIS Coordination effort. The position will be part of a team that is using local (city and county) GIS street data to inventory GDOT’s statewide road network. The position will involve editing road centerlines and the associated road characteristics. The position will also require coordination with local government entities to attempt to obtain data and verify ownership of roads.

The ideal candidate will possess an extensive 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 OTD Local Government Coordination 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.

Required qualifications 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.


Preferred qualifications include: 2 (or more) years of transportation related experience – creating/editing linear referencing networks, associated attribute data, and familiarity with annexation ordinances, metes and bounds descriptions establishing corporate limits. Additional preference will be given for those that have GIS work experience with a city or county government agency. 


Required / Desired Skills

ESRI 10.4 Working Experience

Required 2 Years

Do you have 2 or more years experience working with transportation related data?

Highly desired

Have you worked with Annexation Ordinances?


Have you worked with Linear Referencing Systems?

Highly desired

Do you have 2 or more years experience working with a City or County governmental agency?


Position Keywords: GIS , , Geography , SDE

Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 3 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 619052

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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