Gis Field Tech

Posting ID : A1068471902
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Architect Engineer Cad

GPS/GIS Field Data Collection Technician

Company:Global Mapping Solutions, LLC.
Job Title:GPS/GIS Field Data Collection Technician
Job Status:Full-Time
Job Category:Utility GIS and GPS
Description:Position: Field Data Collection Technician
Locations:Newport, Oregon
Compensation: $15-$18/hr+ DOE, Medical Benefits, 401k (After 6 month training period

Global Mapping Solutions (GMS) is currently looking to hire for one position in the field of Utility Inventory Management, as a Field Data Collection Technician. Global Mapping Solutions provides GIS and GPS Inventory services for electric utility and telecommunication companies throughout the U.S.
DUTIES:
The Field Data Collection Technician inspects and compiles data on power lines, electric utility equipment, and telecommunication facilities attached to utility poles throughout a designated coverage area. The Technician uses a field computer linked with a GPS unit to record data in proprietary software at each utility pole. The position is 100% outdoors and requires hiking and/or driving from pole to pole with all pertinent equipment including (but not limited to): computer, GPS unit, digital camera, and rangefinder.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in GPS, GIS or related field and valid driver's license required.
GIS and GPS field experience preferred.
Electric utility or telecommunication experience preferred.
ACAD, ArcGIS, or ESRI software experience preferred.
Strong inclination for technology and ability to troubleshoot technical issues in the field.
Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft products -- highly tech savvy is a plus.
Previous outdoor field work experiences a plus.
Willing to travel or relocate to future out-of-state job locations preferred.
Able to read, interpret, and follow maps.
Ability to read and interpret construction assemblies or technical schemas or drawings.
Possess a high attention to detail.
Able to stand, walk, climb in urban and rugged environments for up to 10 hours per day.
Able to work in all weather conditions.
Able to work consistent overtime hours as needed.
Able to safely operate an ATV or pickup truck.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This is a full time position. Continuous employment with GMS requires traveling to future job projects throughout the US. Global Mapping Solutions provides excellent benefits including: health insurance and 401k retirement plan contributions. GMS also provides an environment for employees to learn and grow in to senior positions with continued education and training.

CONTACT:
Email a Cover Letter with Resume attached in Word or PDF format. All other formats will be discarded.

Closing Date: Friday, August 28 2015


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