Mapping Tennessee
Posted on November 9th, 2017

Date: November 8, 2017
Title: Branch Manager
Location: Alcoa, TN

Reports To: Vice President, Production Operations
Also Interfaces With: President/COO, Executive Vice Presidents, Project Managers, Flight/Sensor Operations Management, Technical Leads / Senior Scientists, QA/QC Manager, Sales & Marketing staff, Pricing & Proposal staff, IT Manager, Headquarters Office Manager

Job Description: Atlantic seeks to grow its Knoxville office, which was acquired/opened in 2016. Atlantic has been putting more focus on developing new clients in the A/E  Architecture/Engineering) field that involve projects that are small in area but large-scale. We would like to turn our Knoxville office into a dedicated production center that can handle end-to-end production for these projects. This position establishes a senior-level position within Atlantic to both lead the office and to serve as the project manager on all projects assigned to that office.

Position Responsibilities:
To lead and manage Atlantic’s Knoxville data production office, to provide project management on most small area, large-scale projects (A/E, Transportation, etc.) and provide production management on all projects assigned to the Knoxville office. This position includes the  following responsibilities:

Project Management:
1. The Successful Candidate will be assigned as the Project Manager for most projects assigned to the Knoxville office. The exceptions would be whim/here the assignment is part of a larger program or if the client is a previously assigned client and continuity with the previous PM is required by the client.
2. The Successful Candidate will work with Atlantic’s other project managers to ensure company financial success (10% project profitability average per year) and total client satisfaction (defined as an average score of 3.5 out of 5.0 and above on client satisfaction surveys) with the professional services provided by Atlantic.
3. Working directly with Atlantic’s Executive Vice President of Operations, the Successful Candidate will be responsible for the financial tracking of all projects assigned to him/her as the PM using tools that Atlantic has already developed.
4. The Successful Candidate will participate via video or teleconference services for all PM-related
meetings, currently scheduled at 9:00 Monday, 3:00 Monday, and 3:00 Wednesday.
5. The Successful Candidate will serve as the direct client interface with both existing and new clients assigned to him/her once contracts have been assigned. This may include (onsite) client meetings such as kickoff, in-progress, and/or close-out meetings.
6. The Successful Candidate will support any A/E business development efforts when technical
expertise is needed to support Atlantic’s sales goals. This may include (onsite) scoping / project
requirement meetings.
7. The Successful Candidate will actively participate in the job cost estimation process by providing production metrics on key tasks to him/her direct report, Atlantic’s Vice President of Production.
8. The Successful Candidate will identify, design and implement technical policies, procedures and business practices that will yield consistent execution by Atlantic’s small area, large-scale
production team.
9. Provide timely information to the Executive Vice President of Operations for invoicing purposes, to include tabular/graphical outputs from production tracking system for inclusion in monthly status / invoicing reports to clients.
10. Issue Work Authorizations and provide written individual staff assignments in a manner consistent with meeting the clients’ schedule, cost and quality objectives.
11. Coordinate and conduct internal project close-out meetings to collect and analyze project-relevant data and compare them to the project plan (assignments, schedule, efficiencies, communication, quality, workflows, re-work, budget, etc.)

Production Management:
1. The Successful Candidate will identify, design and implement technical policies, procedures and business practices that will yield consistent execution by Atlantic’s small area, large-scale
production team.
2. The Successful Candidate will coordinate with Atlantic’s other Project Managers, Vice President of Production, Sr. Vice Presidents, and President/COO to ensure all staff assignments and priorities are aligned with client and corporate requirements. Provide input to short-, mid-, and long-term planning and scheduling.
3. Develop and maintain Production Workflow Procedures and Best Practices, and update
documentation. Conduct R&D on process improvements.
4. Develop and maintain a Production QA/QC Management Plan, to include QA methodology and QC checklists.
5. Based on past project performance, establish level of effort metrics for pricing estimates.
6. Ensure product samples are developed to support Sales and Marketing requests.
7. Identify production ‘bottlenecks’ and assess the needs regarding hardware, software, IT
infrastructure, personnel, workflow procedures, documentation, etc.
8. In collaboration with Technical Leads and IT Manager define requirements for new
hardware/software technologies.
9. Support Technical Leads in conducting R&D, analyzing ROI, and make recommendations to Vice President of Production, Sr. Vice President of Operations and President/COO.
10. Monitoring and controlling of
a. production schedule (task progress, status, and anticipated completion),
b. resource allocations (staff utilization, resource loads and conflicts),
c. production effort (remaining level of effort and cost to complete),
11. Coordinate and conduct internal kick-off meetings to disseminate project-relevant information (client, project background, deliverables, timeframe, milestones and deadlines, quality standards and requirements, tasks assignments and expectations, project number and cost codes, etc.).
12. Perform data production tasks, when needed, to support on-time delivery and delivery projects within budget.

Staff Management:
1. Assign tasks to Knoxville-based production staff resources in accordance with client’s quality,
schedule, and budget constraints.
2. Coordinate and conduct weekly Production Staff meetings to provide a general overview of prior week’s accomplishments and upcoming week’s assignments and goals.
3. Require staff to issue week-ending completion and outlook reports, and assimilate that information into a simple, quick status e-mail to the Project Managers, Sr. VP, and COO.
4. Help Atlantic HR efforts with regards to hiring, firing and explanation of benefit changes for all employees in the Knoxville office.
5. Conduct annual performance reviews on employee’s anniversary dates with the company.
Establish goals, determine training needs, identify opportunities for professional development, and define / update job descriptions as necessary.
6. Coordinate and conduct ad-hoc meetings to address immediate production needs.
Office Management:
1. Be the single point of contact for all Atlantic suppliers for this office (phone, cable, etc…).
2. Reach back to Atlantic’s Executive Assistant for ordering office supplies, coffee, etc.
3. Communicate any significant office needs to Atlantic’s President/COO involving the landlord,
issues causing a poor work environment or items that may improve office morale.
4. Maintain company fiduciary responsibility for any items ordered on Atlantic-provided credit card for the Knoxville office.

Compensation and Benefits:
Title: Branch Manager
Job Category: Category 2 – Technical Professional
Salary: To Be Negotiated
Bonuses: Eligible
Other Benefits: All other benefits relating to insurance, vacation, sick leave and paid
holidays remain the same.

Posted on November 9th, 2017

​Geospatial Analyst
Date: October 25, 2017
Location: Murfreesboro, TN, US
Category: Spatial Solutions Group Schedule: Full Time (Potential Night Shift)
Description: The GIS Analyst I is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information using a variety of source material.  This position will conduct research and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form. 
Salary Range: Depends on Experience

Contact Information:

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform digital feature extraction from multiple data sources.
  • Attribute digital data accurately.
  • Understand and follow complex project specific guidance.
  • Independently use technical resource and guidance documents.
  • Perform data checks and other data quality controls including but not limited to attribution checks, and managing associated documents.
  • Clean geographic data errors and omissions.
  • Cartographic editing to include feature displacement, thinning, symbolization, and annotation.
  • Suggest and implement improved work methods.
Required Qualifications:
  • 0-5+ years of professional experience.
  • Active Secret or higher Government Security Clearance
  • Experience with geospatial data collection, analysis, and/or conversion
  • Experience with (ESRI products are preferred.
  • Courses in computer aided design, GIS, or Geography is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse team of people.
  • Must be able to multi-task and troubleshoot for technical solutions.
  • Must be punctual to all work schedules and perform job assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to adjust to unexpected changes in work demand to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and troubleshoot issues to supervisor.US citizenship required. 

Company Description:
Wiser is a certified small business firm offering a broad range of Geospatial Products, Intelligence Analysis and Information Technology services to our customers. Wiser provides the agility and efficiency of a small business as well as the low risk of quality and performance of premier GEOINT services provider. Wiser's unique approach includes offering products and services as a single unified company. We provide a comprehensive team of skilled professionals, armed with an array of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Customers rely on us for support under crisis situations and during times of competing priorities knowing the Wiser team will always maintain the highest dedication to quality.
Excellent starting salary and compensation package - DOE/DOQ.Comprehensive medical/dental/vision insurance benefits.401K Retirement Plan available after 90 days.Generous vacation/personal time.Life insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.Short term/long term disability insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.Wiser is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a covered veteran, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Posted on November 6th, 2017

​Transportation Planning Supervisor (GIS) Data Visualization Office Supervisor – 1 Position

This position will be particularly in charge of the office of Data Visualization of the Long Range Planning Division. This position will integrate and manage Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support the long term strategic goals of the Tennessee Department of Transportation including enhancement and integration of GIS application for use in project planning, implementation, maintenance and measurement. The position will also integrate GIS applications with department-wide technologies and information systems. Duties:

Duties include, but are not limited to, in a team environment:
1. Be in charge of the office of Data Visualization and supervise planners and GIS technicians managing various complicated projects
2. Work closely with the offices of Roadway Data and Road Inventory (Tennessee Roadway Information Management System – TRIMS) within Data Management Section.
3. Cooperate with other offices such as offices of community planning (OCTs), Research, Forecasting, and Policy Planning under Long Range Planning Division for all activities
4. Manage all aspects of GIS operation and other related applications support and operations including planning, designing, development, implementation, upgrade, support and maintenance functions
5. Lead the office of Data Visualization in developing custom web clients for GIS data and other GIS tools and interfaces including designing, implementing, and maintaining ESRI geo-databases with Oracle.
6. Lead team members on performing quantitative analyses of large data sets using various software platforms (ArcGIS, Geomedia, TRIMS, Imagine, TransCAD, etc.), integration of applications, and create visualizations for reports
7. Develop GIS acquisition strategies and standards and coordinates GIS data acquisitions and updates and ensure QA/QC of GIS databases
8. Manage special mapping projects, city and county mapping activities, and annual State map project
9. Support short and long-range projects related to the transportation program
10. Respond to requests for technical assistance from other divisions of TDOT, other government agencies, OCT offices, as well as MPO’s and RPO’s
11. Work with local, state, and federal resources to maintain existing map databases, identify missing data and provide input into the TDOT’s GIS strategy.
12. Prepare and support presentations and planning documentations with visualization
13. Develop activities including, analysis, design, integration, verification, configuration management, maintenance support and product documentation
14. Coordinate and work with federal, state, and local transportation agencies as needed to successfully execute projects and to provide updates and reports to key stakeholders
15. Carry out other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Data Management
16. Supervise and manage 8~10 employees, conducting performance evaluations and administering disciplinary actions, as well as interviewing, hiring and training employees and planning, assigning and directing work

If you are interested or have any questions about this position please contact

Posted on November 6th, 2017

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

​Overview / Responsibilities
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to join a growing and dynamic Information Management group in Nashville, Tennessee. We are looking for somebody who will work well in a team setting and has excellent communication skills, as well as being genuinely excited and enthusiastic about pushing technical limits and finding new solutions for our engineering related projects and clients. The successful candidate for this entry- to mid-level position with growth potential will have a track record of meeting deadlines, follow-through, and attention to detail. They will find themselves working on a myriad of projects across the water, government, commercial, industrial, and oil & gas sectors, solving real-world environmental and infrastructure problems.

Key Responsibilities
Work on multiple projects simultaneously in a production-oriented environmentAcquire publicly available GIS dataModify GIS layers following established standards and proceduresDevelop and analyze raster datasetsDevelop processes and tools in Model Builder and PythonPerform data management and database design tasksCreate high quality mapping products, GIS analysis, and data deliveries to support projects in various fields including:
FEMA RiskMAPDam breach analysisLevee certificationMunicipal stormwaterData Management SystemsEnvironmental complianceData collectionOil/Gas/Pipeline
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, or related experienceFamiliarity with ArcGIS 10.XWorking knowledge in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel, Access and PowerPointStrong organization, communication, multi-tasking and time management skillsCAD / MicroStation experience (preferred)Water resources GIS experience (preferred)Python, C#, or other development experience (preferred)SQL or other database experience (preferred)
Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.
Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Posted on October 30th, 2017

​The past few years have seen unprecedented advancement in geospatial data and the ​technologies that use them. There are 100+ intelligent services – from voice search to intelligent assistants to mobile maps that our lives as consumers revolve around – they simply would not operate without geospatial data, or digital knowledge.

Let’s face it, we take our maps for granted. We open an app or talk to a device and just expect to get what (we think) we want — directions, traffic data, an address, information on our planned destination, and so on. It’s a pretty seamless process these days with solutions aplenty, and for the most part, accurate data.

Indeed, the investment today in knowledge-based services is massive and foundational for many companies. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Foursquare, Apple, Uber, Lyft, Zillow, and many other companies have direct, deep involvement in geospatial and digital mapping work. This ranges from Uber’s direct investment in building its own maps, to Google and Bing’s efforts to digitize every road, street, and footpath on Earth. As consumers increasingly perform searches directly inside maps (86% of searchers look-up the location of a business on Google Maps and 40% of consumers prefer to search for local businesses through mobile maps on their mobile device), this will only become more important.

There is no debate that maps and geospatial data provide big benefits to businesses and consumers. But is there more? Can we quantify the impact of digital mapping on our world? Yes, we can — thanks to a new study commissioned by Google and prepared by AlphaBeta. It’s worth reading Google’s summary, and if you have the stamina, looking through the full 92-page report.
  • Intelligent map services have supported over a trillion dollars in sales
  • They’ve helped companies raise revenue and lower costs by more than 5%
  • They help reduce travel times by an average of 12%
  • Digital maps save over 21 million hours of time each year
  • Over 60% of map users use them to plan safer routes
  • Geospatial services directly create 4 million jobs a year; 8 million indirectly
  • They help reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles by 1,686 million metric tons
  • They have directly reduced emergency response times by 20% in some areas
Utilizing geospatial data has tangible benefits.
The impacts of intelligent services and digital mapping are profound. We’re talking increased revenue to businesses and decreased operating costs. Increases in public safety, job creation and growth, impacts to our environment, and savings in fuel use, time, and much more. Direct benefit exists for businesses in the form of revenue and cost savings, with further dividends coming from the goodwill gained as part of a movement to greater environmental awareness, contribution and support. Today’s consumers want to do business with companies whose values mirror their own. To gain their loyalty, you need to align with their interests, ideals and thinking. And you have to appear in their journey as a consumer using intelligent services to solve their needs.

​Seize your opportunity.
It’s pretty clear that intelligent services like digital mapping and geospatial data play a fundamental role in all our lives — both business and personal. Indeed, it’s a part of the reason that Yext exists. I think one of the biggest takeaways from all this information is the simple fact that, as a business, you can control and share so much knowledge data about your business. And you should.

Consider all the areas outlined in this report, then think of how your business plugs into the customer journey at each stage. A platform like ours can certainly support you in managing all your data, and help get you included in important consumer moments. But whether you use Yext, or commit the time to manage everything by hand, it’s becoming increasingly clear that having a focus in this area — on this data — is a competitive advantage.

Posted on October 13th, 2017

​The 2020 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Operation (LUCA)

What is LUCA?
LUCA is the only opportunity offered to tribal, state, and local governments to review and
comment on the U.S. Census Bureau’s residential address list for their jurisdiction prior to the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau relies on a complete and accurate address list to reach every living quarters and associated population for inclusion in the

Why participate in LUCA?
• To help ensure an accurate decennial census count in your community.
• To help the federal government distribute more than $400 billion in
funds annually for infrastructure, programs, and services.
• To help your community plan for future needs.

Who can participate in LUCA?
Active, functioning, legal governments can participate in LUCA. These
• Federally recognized tribes with a reservation and/or off-reservation
trust lands.
• States.
• Counties.
• Cities (incorporated places).
• Townships (minor civil divisions).

If you are unable to participate in LUCA, you may designate an alternate
reviewer for your government, such as your county, state data
center, or regional planning agency.

• Tuesday, October 17th:
102 East college Street
Jackson, TN
• Wednesday, October 18th:
124 Weldon Drive
Martin, TN
• Thursday, October 19th:
1225 South Willow Avenue
Cookeville, TN
• Friday, October 20th:
3211 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN
• Monday, October 23rd:
3131 Morris Avenue
Knoxville, TN
• Tuesday, October 24th:
740 E. 12th Street
Chattanooga, TN
• Tuesday, October 31st:
6200 Poplar Avenue, first floor
Memphis, TN

For more information about LUCA, call
1-844-344-0169, e-mail us at
<>, or
visit our Web site at < /geo/partnerships/luca.html>.

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LUCA Materials
The Geographic Update Partnership Software (GUPS) is new for LUCA. The GUPS is a self-contained Geographic Information System (GIS) update and processing package. In addition to the software, you will receive the Census Bureau’s address list, address count list by census block, and Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) partnership shapefiles.

The Census Bureau offers its address list in digital or paper formats. The digital format requires the use of spreadsheet or database software. The paper format is available only to  governments with 6,000 or fewer addresses.

Maps are offered in digital (TIGER partnership shapefiles that require GIS software) or paper (large format maps are 42 X 36 inches and include a DVD of small format [8.5 X 14 inches] block maps in Adobe PDF) formats.

The Census Bureau offers in-person training using LUCA materials. Self-training aids and Webinars are available online at the LUCA Web site.

What’s new for LUCA?
• Pre-LUCA activities provide more opportunities to submit
address information and receive feedback through the continuous
Geographic Support System (GSS) Program.
• Streamlined participation through the Full Address List Review
provides the opportunity to review and update the Census Bureau's
address list.
• The Census Bureau’s digital address list is available in new,
convenient standard software formats.
• Comprehensive data that includes ungeocoded address and
residential structure coordinates.

Preparing for LUCA
You will receive only the addresses within your jurisdiction’s boundaries that are currently on file with the Census Bureau. By participating in the 2017 Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS), you have the opportunity to verify or update your jurisdiction’s boundaries. Doing this
will ensure that you receive the complete list of addresses for your jurisdiction in LUCA.

To prepare your address list before you receive your LUCA materials:
• Ensure that your address list contains multiunit structure identifiers (such as apartment
numbers for individual units) and that you can distinguish between residential addresses
and nonresidential addresses.
• Identify local address sources, such as building permits, E-911 address files, local utility records, annexation records, and assessment or taxation files.
• Visit the LUCA Web site or plan to attend a LUCA promotional workshop to get more information about participating in the program.

Posted on October 9th, 2017

​Job Number:643914Job Category:Environmental / GeologyLocation:OAK RIDGE, TN USSchedule:Full-timeTravel:Yes, 50% of the timeShift:Day JobPotential for Teleworking:YesClearance Level Must Currently Possess:NoneClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:NoneDescription:

The Environmental Planning and Restoration Portfolio of Leidos has an opportunity for a talented GIS Analyst. The successful candidate will work directly with customers and team members to research, evaluate, analyze, fuse, and interpret data from multiple sources to produce geospatial work products. The successful candidate will also work in a supporting role with other GIS professionals and application developers to meet project/client requirements. The successful candidate will typically work on tasks related to the environmental and transportation industries but may include other areas of our business as new opportunities arise. Candidate will exercise oral and written communication skills to collaborate and interact with analysts within Leidos and the various customers that we support.
• High School diploma with 4+ years professional experience in GIS application design, development, and implementation 
• Fluency in ESRI products and technology 
• Georeference and digitize site features from aerial images and hardcopy images and figures 
• Convert GIS shapefiles and CAD data to geodatabases 
• Must have experience with creating figures 
• The candidate must have knowledge of GIS technology and web technology and methods 
• Ability to troubleshoot a wide variety of technical issues 
• Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on October 9th, 2017

​GIS Technician McMinn County E911 Center - Athens, TN 37303
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The position manages, assists and coordinates the implementation of Geographic Information System (GIS) activities, including collecting, recording, and disseminating GIS data in support of all departments and their operations while providing back up to related positions. The position reports to the Director of MECD.
NATURE OF WORK: The employee is required to collect, organize and analyze GIS data to ensure that the data is accurate spatially (location) and the attribute data (tabular data) that is attached to the spatial data is correct. The employee is required to apply specialized knowledge unique to the GIS profession. Work is assigned by supervisor who provides general instructions, recognizing that detailed or technical instructions are rarely needed. Decisions are made without direct supervisory input in determining if the data is accurate, when to backup and archive data, and utilize time management skills when multiple projects are in progress. Errors in work would go without detection resulting in inaccuracy in data that could take months or years to identify.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions are fundamental job duties. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the job necessarily perform every duty listed. Personal characteristics required of all employees such as honesty, integrity, and the ability to get along with others , are presumed qualities and not listed specifically.
The essential functions identified for this job are:
Performs geographic and tabular data entry; produces computer generated maps and map books; assists with the design and direction of applied GIS projects.Knowledge of Arc GIS and extensions.Knowledge of ESRI base format and Map Design.Collects and disseminates GIS data in hard and soft copy format.Creating a Basic Map in Arc Map.Analyzes, organizes, and updates data daily with weekly publishing for dispatching.Provides geographic information and technical assistance to E-911 personnel as well as to requests from the public and private sector.Provides such support related responsibilities as answering phones, routing requests, attending meetings, and working with outside agencies.Provides support related to front office for Septic Permitting and other associated tasks.Performs computer backups, trouble shoots and maintains Department computers and network; builds Web pages and maintains E-911 Web site.
Equipment: The employee uses and operates a variety of office and computer equipment and related software, including software and equipment unique to the GIS profession. The employee operates a vehicle.
Critical Skills/Expertise: All employees must possess knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks. The abilities expected of all employees include being able to respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies, be appropriately groomed and attired so as to present a professional image in accordance with the organization’s mission, goals, and policies; report for work promptly and properly prepared at the time and place required by the assignment or orders; notify the appropriate supervisor of intended absences in accordance with stated rules; conform with standards and rules regarding use of accrued time; demonstrate a polite, helpful, courteous, and professional image when engaged in any activity with the public; operate and care for equipment to manufacturer’s specifications and/or within the specified parameters and in accordance with policies; demonstrate an understanding, consideration, and respect of cultural, religious, and gender differences when interacting with the public and colleagues.
Critical skills/expertise identified for this job includes:
Extensive knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to collect, compile, analyze and disseminate GIS data in electronic and hardcopy format.Thorough knowledge and understanding of Global Positioning System (GPS) theory and coordinate systems to accurately collect spatial data for GIS in the proper coordinate system.Thorough knowledge of databases and geo-databases to build, organize, manipulate and query data in tabular format.Working knowledge of computer networks to maintain continuity and communication between computers in the GIS area and Dispatching.Working knowledge of Internet technologies and Web site design to maintain Web site.Practical knowledge of office equipment and general computer software to complete general daily office needs and responsibilities.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with co-workers and customers to relay information and collect accurate details of request.
Minimum Qualifications: Two years of higher education or equivalent experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Information Technologies (IT) for the basic knowledge of GIS, GPS theory and database management. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s license.
Basic Physical and Cognitive Abilities are required with the position. A list of requirements can be obtained by contacting the employer.
Job Type: Full-time

Posted on October 6th, 2017

Department of Human Resources
Invites Applications For The Position Of:
CAD/GIS Analyst 2
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Must Apply on line at:
Open Competitive Job Announcement                

​​Employees at Metro Water Services work around the clock to ensure high quality drinking water, and the best in storm water management and wastewater treatment for the residents of Nashville-Davidson County and some surrounding areas. It takes electricians, chemists, engineers, mechanics, information technology workers, customer service representatives and more working together to service more than 176,000 water and 189,000 sewer accounts.
SALARY: $ 47,413 - $53,734.12/Annually
ISSUE DATE:                       09/28/2017     
FINAL FILING DATE:      10/06/2017     
This position performs and may coordinate complex sub-professional engineering duties requiring proficiency in problem-solving and the application of complex policies and procedures directed, primarily, toward the development of computer aided designs (CAD) and/or geographic information systems (GIS) for Metro Water Services.
·        Reviewing and/or investigating records and field information for proposed water/sewer infrastructure
·        Corresponding between utilities, the public, contractors, and government agencies
·        Reviewing and/or developing complex water and sewer construction drawings
·        Participating in preparing contract documents and specifications
Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or a related field from an accredited college or university, and four (4) years of experience in the use of CAD and/or GIS based programs.
High School Diploma and eight (8) years experience assisting in the performance of sub-professional engineering duties, including four years experience in the use of CAD and/or GIS based programs.
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
·        A certificate of competency in a CAD and/or GIS based program
·        Ability to read/interpret and/or develop water & sanitary sewer construction drawings using Civil3D or equivalent
·        Working knowledge of  property mapping systems and record drawings
·        Knowledge/understanding of water distribution system design principles
·        Knowledge/understanding of sanitary sewer collection system design principles
 **An Incomplete application or missing documents may result in disqualification.**
Fill in complete work history, do not attach resume in lieu of requested information.

Posted on October 5th, 2017

​Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager
Botetourt County is seeking an experienced and versatile Geographic Information Systems Manager to join our team. The GIS manager will work closely with the County administration, geospatial related decision makers in various departments, and Technology Services staff to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support effective solutions, processes and services relevant to GIS.
The GIS Manager performs complex advanced professional and administrative work planning, coordinating, managing, and, as necessary, executing the design, development and implementation of the County’s enterprise GIS and related services, systems, projects and policies.  Responsibilities include oversight and coordination of GIS efforts within County agencies, coordination and provision of GIS user support and training, management of County GIS data assets and personnel, and development of GIS work plans and long-term strategy. The individual will interact with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally, on matters related to geographic information systems, services, projects and initiatives. Performs other duties as required.
Education and Experience:
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Information Technology, Planning, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred: GIS professional (GISP) certification
Proven experience in enterprise GIS operational development, project management, policy development and strategic planningExperience with enterprise-level Geo-Spatial databasesExperience with the ESRI product line, particularly ArcSDE
Five years of progressively responsible management experience in GISExtensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentAnalytical experience utilizing ESRI’s ArcGIS Core Suite of software, ArcGIS Flex API, ArcGIS Mobile Suites, ArcGIS Server, SQL Server 2014/2016, Visual Studio 2016, Windows Server 2012/2016, Microsoft Internet Information Server Administration, JavaScript, Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with HTML5, ArcGIS Android SDK, and ArcGIS IOS SDK.
Hiring range: $54,346 – $70,000

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