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GIS Technician I | Greenville, SC

Website Greenville Water

Greenville Water

o    Performs Global Positioning System (GPS) field surveying techniques for the collection of raw data; creates and maintains data dictionary files.

o   Instructs data for the spatial and relational database system through field acquisition, digital data input and manipulation through the use of various technical software.

o   Assists in maintaining and updating the GIS database; performs quality assurance checks and records data into system.

o   Assists in maintaining the GPS equipment; coordinates with GPS vendor for fixes and software upgrades;

o   Compiles historical data from plat files, field books, engineering contract files, design drawings, meter accounts files, block books, and various governmental and technical sources for use in the construction of the utility mapping database.

o   Creates and maintains digital maps for use by GW employees; creates and converts AutoCAD drawings into appropriate system formatting.

o   Applies map projections and geo-referencing to raster and vector data.

o   Ensures that accurate conversion operations and data are set to standards.

o   Assists with installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and/or repairs computer hardware, software, work stations, network hardware, printers, plotters, etc.

o   Attends workshops, seminars and/or classes to keep abreast of new GIS technology and applications.

o   Performs general office work as required, including but not limited to attending meetings, preparing reports and correspondence, compiling data for reports, entering computer data, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, etc.

o   Assists in receiving, reviewing, preparing and/or submitting various records and reports including digital files, database reports, work orders, blue book, meter orders, memos, correspondence, etc.

o   Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, other department supervisors and employees, customers, engineers, contractors, plumbers, City/County personnel, property/business owners, and the general public.

o   Creates new plat files-scanning, finishing and preparing pipe kill reports.

o   Performs other related duties as required.

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