Job Description :
GIS Technician for the State of Georgia
Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 12 Months
Requisition ID: 640952

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Office of Transportation Data (OTD) is seeking a GIS Technician to assist with its Local Government GIS Coordination effort. The position will be part of a team that is using local (city and county) GIS street data to inventory GDOT’s statewide road network.
The position will involve editing road centerlines and the associated road characteristics. The position will also require coordination with local government entities to attempt to obtain data and verify ownership of roads.
The ideal candidate will possess an extensive working knowledge of the ESRI ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite and general GIS principles and concepts. The individual should be detail-oriented and highly skilled using the ArcGIS editing tools, and should be familiar with shapefiles, personal/file geodatabases, geodatabase topology and editing in a SDE multi-user database. The candidate should be familiar with querying databases and be able to validate data. The candidate must have the technical agility, focus, flexibility, enthusiasm and vision to complement and enhance the OTD Local Government Coordination Team.
Required qualifications include: completion or near completion (in process) four-year college degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field, and proficiency with the ArcGIS 10.x Desktop software suite.
Preferred qualifications include: 2 (or more) years of transportation related experience - creating/editing linear referencing networks, associated attribute data, and familiarity with annexation ordinances, metes and bounds descriptions establishing corporate limits.
Additional preference will be given for those that have GIS work experience with a city or county government agency.

Required Skills:

ESRI 10.4
Annexation Ordinances
Linear Referencing System

Client : State of Georgia