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Lead GIS Data Technician

Walker, MN, USA
Pro-West & Associates, Inc. ( is a GIS (geographic information systems) consulting firm located in Walker, MN and Crosslake, MN. Pro-West provides highly specialized GIS consulting, programming, and data management services. We are a team of professionals and technology experts who have delivered successful projects to our clients for almost 30 years! Join our pioneering and talented team focused on helping our clients make a difference in the area of location technology.  

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. is looking for a Lead GIS Data Technician who will serve as an integral member of our data development team, providing experienced level GIS data development and maintenance skills within our fast-paced, technology environment.

This is a full-time position (40 hours a week), with vacation, personal days, holidays, IRA, health insurance and HSA benefits. The position is located in our Walker office.

Bachelor’s Degree in Geography/GIS, Science, Engineering or related field, or AA degree with GIS emphasis.

Experience Requirements:
2 years’ experience developing GIS data
Technical expertise with ArcGIS Desktop Advanced
Expertise creating and editing geodatabase features and attributes
Expertise with data development technologies and processes, and quality control
Experience with transportation, natural resource, land records, or utility data

Develop data development and quality control processes
Serve as lead data technician for developing and attributing geospatial data and databases
Develop project standards to accurately create and attribute geospatial data
Train GIS Technicians on project specific standards
Administer quality control processes to assure data quality and integrity
Document project and data discrepancies
Attend in house project meetings, specific to assigned development project
Maintain and develop ArcGIS desktop skills through relevant and approved trainings

Required Skills:
Expertise in GIS data development processes and quality control for geospatial data and databases
Ability to document technical processes and discrepancies to correct errors
Detail oriented, self-motivated and ability to work in a team environment
Ability to communicate technical procedures to project managers and clients

Desired Skills:
Experience and working knowledge of the Esri platform
Ability to provide general GIS technical support to clients and internal staff

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter by July 15, 2018 to:

Pro-West & Associates, Inc.
Attn: PWA Human Resources
PO Box 812
Walker, MN 56484

Or email resume and cover letter to:

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Pro-West & Associates, Inc.
8239 State 371 Nw
Walker, MN, 56484 USA
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