GIS Technician - Kansas City, MO

Date Posted: 02/05/2019

GIS Technician - Kansas City, MO

Project Duration: 6+ months, potentially through the end of the year, and opportunity for permanent position.

Multiple Opportunities available, interview asap, and estimated start date for the 1st week of March.

Pay: $15 - 17/hr.

This is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates of GIS/Geography related academic programs, who are seeking their 1st professional career-oriented opportunity in the GIS field. The positions are with a nationally recognized Engineering, Consulting, and Construction Management company that supports a variety of projects including Oil & Gas, Utilities, Commercial, Government, and more.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements:
• Knowledge of ArcGIS
• Ability to work within Microsoft Suite of Products.
• Excellent oral communication skills and effective writing skills.
• The ability to be successful working independently, as well as in a team setting.
• Self-motivated with excellent decision making, problem solving abilities, and strong attention to detail.
• Understanding of retail real estate is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or Specialized GIS education or certification, or equivalent experience, preferred but not required.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

• Research, gather and format data to be imported into the GIS system.
• Will be working with aerial photos, digitizing structures for a large pipeline project.
• These photos will be all across the country to map out different pipeline areas.
• Will be doing some drafting work that is “pre-GIS” type work. It will be a lot of the backend work that is done before the data is created.
• Will be inputting data into the ArcGIS system.



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