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GIS Technician

Columbia, SC, USA
City of Columbia, SC – Clean Water 2020 – Senior Mapping Technician

The City of Columbia, SC has an opening for a GIS technician position within the Clean Water 2020 (CW2020) program. CW2020 is a multi-year program designed to assess and upgrade the City of Columbia's water and wastewater system. GIS system upgrades are a significant component of this effort and include mapping the system, standards development, and asset management support services.

The GIS technician will be exposed to state of the art GIS technology to include quality control techniques, web and mobile services (ArcGIS Online, Dashboards, etc.), industry best practice GIS automation and modeling techniques and engineering support services. The GIS technician will benefit and learn how to operate within a fast-paced environment designed to support the City’s utility engineering and maintenance departments.

GIS technician duties will include performing data quality checks on wastewater/water pipe data (geometry and attributes), assisting in maintenance of the wastewater/water GIS network, integrating survey and inspection data, creating presentation and report maps, and other related tasks in support of CW2020 analysis needs. Technicians will work under the guidance of CW2020's GIS Specialist.

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree with emphasis in GIS. Experience with Esri ArcGIS Desktop is required. Beneficial skills include: knowledge of geometric networks, Esri Data Reviewer extension, georeferencing and interpreting engineering drawings, databases (Microsoft Access, SQL Server, ArcGIS for Server and versioned editing), and cartographic principles. Additionally, GIS automation scripting skills (python, model builder, etc.) and previous utility experience are preferred but not required.

This full-time position will be hired to the City of Columbia as a Senior Mapping Technician with full benefits. Salary will be based on experience. The position is located in the CW2020 office at 1441 Main St., Columbia, SC 20201. Start date is no later than August 31, 2018.

Potential candidates should email a resume to Jack Beers ( by July 31, 2018.

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Clean Water 2020
Columbia, SC, 29201 USA


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