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GIS Technician (JP#79332)
GIS Technician (JP#79332)Rochester, NY

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Job ID:79332

Date Posted:06/05/2018

MOUNTAIN, LTD. has an opening for a GIS Technician for a major company working in the Rochester, NY area.

MOUNTAIN, LTD. is a telecommunications service provider that has been in the industry for nearly 40 years. We are a proven leader in engineering solutions and recruitment with a record for success with both clients and candidates looking for the best jobs in the field. Our teams strengthen the infrastructure of our client base by specializing in outside/inside plant engineering, design, permitting, right of way, CAD drafting and project management. MOUNTAIN, LTD. offers an excellent compensation package that includes health and retirement benefits. We are dedicated to deliver our mission and commitment to clients and employees.

GIS Technician serves as the central point of contact for all GIS related activities within the GIS & Mapping team. GIS Technician trains GIS staff and strategizes with team to enforce and maintain best practices and standards within GIS system.


+ Provides leadership and strategic planning to team regarding how spatial data can be used to support projects and goals.

+ Supports and manages QGIS software, which has an extensive GIS toolset that is utilized by various functional groups.

+ Maintains permissions and roles for QGIS layers.

+ Performs GIS analysis, queries, searches, and data manipulation.

+ Coordinates Digital Strand Mapping deployment across our organization.

+ Incorporates maps, charts, data files, spreadsheet data, and text into reports and presents reports as needed.

+ Responsible for managing GIS Mapping Intranet site, ensuring the content is up to date with videos, documents, forms and GIS related maps of our fiber optic network.

+ Works with team to develop tools/plugins/models within GIS system to execute repetitive tasks and common mapping related capabilities.


+ Experience with ESRI (ArcMap), QGIS, XMap (Enterprise) & MapInfo software.

+ Ability to perform GIS data conversion/editing, GIS map production, spatial analysis/reporting tasks.

+ Experience with collecting and processing GPS data with Trimble/Juniper hardware and associated software.

+ Experience with CAD data (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation) and how it relates to GIS.

+ Strong understanding of GIS concepts and spatial data.

+ Good writing skills - for documentation, training, and processes.

+ Good analytical / problem solving skills.

+ Strong cartographic/data management skills needed to perform job duties.

+ 7+ years of Telecom experience as it relates to mapping and GIS (Preferred)

+ A basic understanding of the concepts behind data management in a relational database(s)

+ Ability to network within the office and educate co-workers about capabilities and applications of GIS.

+ Strong leadership, mentoring, and team-building skills are crucial.

+ ESRI, QGIS, OSPi or similar platform (Preferred)

+ Basic knowledge of SQL, ODBC, PostGIS & Python (Preferred)

+ Strong knowledge of GPS Technology and Surveyor grade handhelds

+ Microsoft Excel and Access (Advanced)

For consideration please email your resume or call 800-322-8627.

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