Magnolia River is a client-focused, quality-driven company that provides a wide array of infrastructure and geospatial solutions. Areas of expertise include pipeline, energy, GIS, surveying & mapping, and software products. Magnolia River is a certified woman-owned business that has compiled a progressive, winning team that has a passion for people and success! Our core values of passion and integrity play a large role in our corporate and personal lives. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, top notch training, as well as internal growth and advancement opportunities.
Primary Function: The GIS Technician is responsible for various GIS and GPS duties in GIS Services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create, maintain and/or modify existing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.
Perform various GIS related activities including, but not limited to: GPS field data collection, GIS data creation and conversion, and GIS data management and quality control.
Assist Project Managers in the installation and configuration of Esri, FlowGIS 365, and other third party software applications.
Provide client technical support for FlowGIS 365 and Esri software products.
Consistently track progress daily, and provide weekly reports to management.
Communicate effectively, both written and oral, with project team and management staff.
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
Perform other approved duties as assigned by GIS Manager.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of computer applications and functions including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ESRI, CAD, and other related software.
Professional GIS experience in the utility sector is also a plus.
Ability to analyze deficiencies in GPS data and to interpret spatial point data.
General understanding of coordinate systems, projections, and datums.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to excel in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Must have valid driver's license and able to operate a car or truck.
Must be mobile and able to work in various locations in the United States.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geospatial Information Systems, or other closely related degrees.
1 to 3 years of GIS experience showing demonstrated proficiency in Esri’s ArcGIS software suite of products.
Experience in compiling formal written reports for external clients.
Professional experience with client management and interaction.
Appropriately licensed to operate a motor vehicle
Duties are performed in an office environment.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.
The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information.
Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.