Georgia URISA is seeking nominations for the Membership Chair Board position. Those interested should send any questions or a brief bio and a short statement explaining why you would like to be Membership Chair to the Secretary by June 30, 2017. The Board will notify the successful applicant in July/August.
This position is responsible for assisting DOT and Storm water engineers in the location and designation of potential pipe replacement projects. This position manages a field survey crew assigned to mapping and inspecting DOT/Storm water Infrastructure and maintains the DOT/Storm water Infrastructure GIS Database.
Examples of Duties
Manages the DOT/Storm water Infrastructure GIS Database; incorporates Survey Data into the existing DOT/Storm water GIS Database; manages a Field Picture Database; incorporates Field Pictures into the DOT/Storm water GIS Database; manages of a field survey crew and plots specialized maps; assist’s engineers in designating pipe replacement projects; recommends new software add on’s for improved data analysis functions; trains and assists survey crew on the usage of GPS with Mobile Matrix; perform related duties as required.
Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, GIS or Computer Science, Surveying or planning.
Five years of progressively responsible experience in GIS, Computer Cartography, Geography, Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, Surveying or Engineering.
-Experience with open source GIS software (QGIS, GRASS GIS, etc.)
-Experience with ArcGIS version 9.3.1 and higher
-Experience with developing Arc GIS Desktop Add-ins and Python Scripting.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the functions of this position will be considered.
Possession of a valid GA driver’s license.
Knowledge of various surveying and storm water system hardware and software; knowledge of mapping techniques and procedures; knowledge of drafting techniques and Photogrammetry; knowledge of conventional and specialized surveying procedures; ability to effectively use a GPS to carry out daily work procedures; skill in computerized drafting; demonstrates effectiveness in oral and written communications; skill in dealing effectively with the public.
It is the policy of Henry County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics or disability.
- $58,122.27 Annually
- 347 Phillips Drive McDonough, GA
- Job Type
- Storm Water
- Job Number
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The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for the position of Electric GIS Technician in the Electric Department with a starting hourly rate of $17.24 to a maximum hourly rate of $26.11 depending upon qualifications. This position supports the power distribution operations department with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) software. Position includes equipment maintenance, map creation, collection of GIS data from field GPS (Global Positioning System) equipment performing related work. Required training and experience include graduation from high school or GED equivalent, Experience in operating GPS equipment is preferred, Experience in AutoCAD, Microsoft Access & Excel; or An equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified applicants may apply by downloading an application via our website at www.cityofcovington.org or may apply in person at the City of Covington, 2194 Emory Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. Position will remain open until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 29 November 2016. The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Georgia URISA is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2016 Online Student Map Competition:
1st Place: Jacob L. Gresham, Kennesaw State University (Adviser: Tim Poe)
2nd Place: Andrew Bell, Kennesaw State University (Adviser: Tim Poe)
3rd Place: Vada Garbutt, University of North Georgia (Adviser: Zac Miller)
Prizes will be awarded at our next monthly meeting on August 9th.
Don’t forget, there will be another student competition during this October’s Geospatial Conference. For more information please click here.