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Senior Mapping Technician

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

The City of Columbia, SC has an opening for a Senior Mapping Technician position within the Columbia Water team. In addition, the technician will work closely with the Clean Water 2020 (CW2020) program. CW2020 is a multi-year program designed to assess and upgrade its 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 and Engineering Departments.

GIS technician duties will include performing data quality checks on wastewater, water, and stormwater pipe data (geometry and attributes), assisting in maintenance of the utility GIS network, integrating survey and inspection data, creating presentation and report maps, and other related tasks in support of Columbia Water and CW2020 analysis needs.

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 and scripting skills (python, model builder, etc.) 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 June 30, 2021.

Potential candidates should email resume to Stewart Hall (Mapping Technician Manager) at

Any questions can also be emailed to Stewart Hall (

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Clean Water 2020
Columbia, SC, 29201 USA


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