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GIS Analyst

Menahga, MN, USA
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The GIS Analyst will use their knowledge of ESRI / ArcGIS database design and functionality to construct and implement tasks on behalf of CNS utility clients. This position will be responsible to lead accurate, efficient conversions, and assembly of records while using the platform. The position will be responsible to occasionally train internal staff on use and best practices of ArcGIS platforms while also assisting the GIS Engineer with developing process manuals for internal/external use. An important aspect of this position is the ability to quality control data development and web map applications developed by GIS staff before delivery to clients.

Create and maintain web maps and applications for both internal use and clients.
Manage ArcGIS SDE versions and data checkouts.
Provide quality assurance procedures for GIS data management.
Perform basic and advanced processing tasks and production using ArcGIS, NISC, and ESRI application extension platforms.
Interface and coordinate workflow directly with internal and external departments, vendors and organizations.
Review, interpret, and utilize established client standards to practical situations.
Simultaneously manage multiple projects for clients while achieving project goals and reporting within specified timeframes.
Pursue professional and personal development to ensure continuous competitive knowledge of the telecommunications and/or cable industry.
Promote CNS member interests for purposes of advancing revenue.
Ensure deadlines are met and tasks are accurately completed to ensure highest level of client relationships.
All other duties as assigned.*
*Other tasks as assigned will be performed in order to address unexpected situations or needs that may arise. Performs job duties consistent within safety, legal and regulatory requirements; company standards, culture and business practices.
This position includes full responsibility and accountability to the Engineering Services Manager in an effective and efficient manner. Ensuring deadlines are met with limited errors is imperative to the success of this position.

Successful completion of essential responsibilities builds growth for CNS while ensuring clients receive the necessary documents and support for their long-term network or build-out projects.


Bachelorís degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Land Surveying, GIS, Civil Engineering or equivalent work experience.
5+ years of ESRI / ArcGIS experience
5+ years applying GIS Applications to projects
5+ years of experience in geodatabase implementation
2+ years in AutoCAD / AutoCAD Map 3D
2_ years of experience in development of ArcGIS Online Maps/Applications
1+ year(s) of experience in using ArcGIS Collector or ArcPad for GPS collection
Maintain valid and insurable driverís license is required for occasional travel

Demonstrated experience displaying the ability to develop customer and vendor relations, while developing technical plans to company expectations. Must be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision, make decisions for the CNS organization on projects, self start and take tasks from start to completion. Prioritization of projects and deadlines required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a necessity to successful performance in this position. Must be able to work well with a team. Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook/email platforms. Preferred experience with FME Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArGIS Web AppBuilder, and/or telecommunications industry.

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Cooperative Network Services
20995 County Road 12
Ironton, MN, 56455 USA


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