Senior GIS Specialist - Dunaway Associates, Fort Worth, TX

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017 3:09 PM
    Message # 4809313
    Chris Akin (Administrator)

    Senior GIS Specialist

    Dunaway Associates

    Fort Worth, TX

    Act as team lead to deliver mapping solutions for primarily non-routine GIS projects by coordinating the production aspects of assigned projects with regard to map deliverables, web map solutions, and mobile applications; assist with clients’ Enterprise GIS planning, implementation, and evaluation endeavors by demonstrating an advanced knowledge of GIS software and technology, data acquisition and storage, spatial analysis, and cartographic deliverables; represent the company and assist in growing the GIS service line by driving business development endeavors, project exploration and development, and client engagement; manage advanced projects independently under minimal supervision of the GIS Manager


    • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, or similar
    • 7 years of continued GIS experience, or 5 years with a Master’s Degree

    Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Advanced GIS software knowledge and experience including Esri GIS core products (e.g., ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Spatial Analyst)
    • Experience with GIS system architecture for Enterprise GIS planning, implementation, and evaluation
    • Experience transforming between coordinate systems and projections
    • Advanced and applied knowledge of GIS concepts and standards, including data development, editing, and quality control procedures
    • Experience drafting proposals, reports, written standards, and how-to documents
    • Proven ability to think critically and solve geo-processing errors and resolve technical issues with data and software using available knowledge bases and community support
    • Experience working with and supporting applications of GIS in various industries and specialties, including municipal projects, utility and pipeline infrastructure, telecommunications, and facilities/asset management

    Soft/Other Skills
    • Experience making effective formal verbal and written presentations to clients, the general public, and all levels of employees, including management
    • Experience mentoring and leading team members
    • Experience performing business development, project exploration and development, and client engagement endeavors
    • Proven ability to push technical limits and finding new solutions
    • Proven ability to complete multiple assignments through effective multi-tasking and prioritization\

    • Master’s Degree
    • GISP Certification
    • Experience ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Pro, ArcSDE, and Portal for ArcGIS (including data versioning, multiuser, and replication)
    • Experience converting data between CAD and GIS
    • Experience with 3D GIS mapping
    • Development using Python, .NET, Esri ModelBuilder, or JavaScript
    • Experience organizing, managing and maintaining ArcSDE data tables
    • Experience with Safe FME
    • Basic understanding of SQL Server or related RDBMS skills

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