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Telecom GIS Specialist

Chesapeake, VA, USA
If you are passionate about using your talents to positively impact Chesapeake VA, the Information Technology Department is looking to add a Telecom GIS Specialist to our team of professionals. This position will support the Chesapeake Connects city-wide broadband implementation and operation.

We are seeking a Telecom GIS Specialist with exposure to ArcGIS Pro and a basic understanding of telecommunication assets including an understanding of Outside Plant (OSP) mapping. The GIS Specialist will use ESRI ArcGIS 10.8.x or ArcGIS Pro and a Fiber Management System to digitize, modify, and attribute telecommunications system facilities from a variety of data sources.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Digitize and attribute telecommunications system facilities.
Review and interpret utility as-built drawings for accuracy and to identify current routes and splice points.
Keep data current using as-built drawings and field operation feedback.
Quality control spatial locations and facilities attributes adhering to defined requirements.
Create processes and tool for mobile use of GIS for data collection and consumption.
Analyze GIS data sets and build as-hoc reporting for leadership.

Salary: $51,099 – $53,000; Dependent on qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
ArcGIS 10.6.x or higher and/or ArcGIS Pro training/education preferred.
Ability to review and compare various information sources.
Knowledge of telecommunications facility data preferred.
Experience in mapping OSP construction, fiber construction, or utility (gas, water, electricity) construction.
Familiar with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel).
Good communication (verbal and written) and listening skills.
Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and time-management skills.
Self-motivation, adaptability, and ability to meet deadlines.

Human Resources Department
757-382-6492; 306 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322

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City of Chesapeake, VA
306 Cedar Rd
Chesapeake, VA, 23322 USA


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