Kansas Association of Mappers

GIS Specialist (Columbia, MO)

03 Aug 2020 8:13 AM | Amy Roust (Administrator)

GIS Specialist - IT/GIS - Coordinate and maintain GIS activity in the Water and Light Department. Open until 11:59pm 08/18/2020

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensure accuracy and usability of all GIS data.
  • Create maps from engineering drawings to represent field conditions.
  • Provide information, assistance, and training on GIS mapping services to GIS Technicians
  • Ensure adherence to current standards in the GIS field; research new developments and technology.
  • Prepare reports, recommendations, and presentations related to GIS system.

Ancillary Job Functions

  • Assist with computer operations; troubleshoot hardware issues and assist with software updates.
  • Answer inquiries from other employees or the general public.
  • Research historical data to solve issues in electrical or water data model.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience - An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years of experience using GIS.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position

  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles, practices, and methods.
  • Knowledge of GIS and related technologies.
  • Knowledge of typical applications and terminology in the fields of engineering, GIS, architecture, data processing, and public administration.
  • Ability to manage/coordinate multiple projects.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of a personal computer related to AutoCAD, ESRI, and Microsoft Office software platforms.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water and electric distributions systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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