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GIS Technician


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Location: Mequon, WI; De Pere, WI; Cottage Grove, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 06/27/2018
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Stantec Job Posting

Job Summary:

As a GIS Technician with Stantec you will provide technical support which includes mapping applications, spatial analysis, and map production; as well as provide support for assigned projects.


  • Creating maps and performing a wide range of geospatial analyses in support of environmental permitting, environmental field surveys, and construction compliance for a variety of power-related projects, including, but not limited to, high voltage transmission lines, wind and solar energy facilities, thermal generation plants and utility gas transmission and distribution.
  • Adhering to established cartographic standards and Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes.
  • Managing a wide variety of project-specific and reference geospatial data in accordance with defined data management standards.
  • Occasionally supporting geospatial field data collection efforts. Typical collected features include wetlands, waterways and rare, threatened or endangered species occurrences or habitats.
  • Collaborating with existing GIS staff members working in other Upper Midwest Stantec offices.


  • Bachelors’ degree in environmental science or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework. Minimum of 1 year of experience providing GIS services in support of environmental permitting projects.
  • Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.
  • Significant experience working with Esri ArcGIS, preferably in a virtualized environment (e.g. Citrix)
  • Familiarity with SDE databases and workflows, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, Survey 1-2-3 for ArcGIS, Trimble Pathfinder Office and Trimble TerraSync is a plus
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Ability to meet project deadlines and understand how assigned tasks relate to project goals.
  • Ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform work accurately in a detail oriented environment.
  • Ability to occasionally travel overnight to support field data collection with a variety of GPS units.
  • Exceptional visual, written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver’s License.

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