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Job title: GIS Technician
Job location: Odessa, TX 79760 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/23/14
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Engineering

Job Description

Job description:
Perform global positioning system (GPS) work of average difficulty as a member of the GIS crew for the Utilities Department.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate required. Completion of intermediate level mathematics courses. College level course work is desirable. Two years of experience in the operation of GPS and/or surveying equipment and recording field notes or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certification: Possess a valid Texas Driver License.
Ability to read, write, understand, and follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of equipment, facilities, and supplies utilized in water, wastewater, and GPS systems. Physical ability to perform strenuous tasks under varying weather conditions. Ability to work effectively with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public. Possess knowledge of and ability to follow all safety procedures including traffic control procedures. Knowledge of basic practices of land, boundary, and construction surveying. Knowledge of mathematics as it applies to survey calculations. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, the public, and City personnel. Ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable. Computer skills with knowledge of spreadsheet, database, and engineering software is desirable.

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