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Lead GIS Data Technician

Pro-West & Associates, Inc.

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Location: Walker, MN
Type: Full Time
Posted: 07/02/2018
Deadline to Apply: 07/15/2018
More Information: Pro-West Careers

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. ( is a GIS (geographic information systems) consulting firm located in Walker, MN and Crosslake, MN. Pro-West provides highly specialized GIS consulting, programming, and data management services. We are a team of professionals and technology experts who have delivered successful projects to our clients for almost 30 years! Join our pioneering and talented team focused on helping our clients make a difference in the area of location technology.

Pro-West & Associates, Inc. is looking for a Lead GIS Data Technician who will serve as an integral member of our data development team, providing experienced level GIS data development and maintenance skills within our fast-paced, technology environment.

This is a full-time position (40 hours a week), with vacation, personal days, holidays, IRA, health insurance and HSA benefits. The position is located in our Walker office.

Bachelor’s Degree in Geography/GIS, Science, Engineering or related field, or AA degree with GIS emphasis.

Experience Requirements:
• 2 years’ experience developing GIS data
• Technical expertise with ArcGIS Desktop Advanced
• Expertise creating and editing geodatabase features and attributes
• Expertise with data development technologies and processes, and quality control
• Experience with transportation, natural resource, land records, or utility data

• Develop data development and quality control processes
• Serve as lead data technician for developing and attributing geospatial data and databases
• Develop project standards to accurately create and attribute geospatial data
• Train GIS Technicians on project specific standards
• Administer quality control processes to assure data quality and integrity
• Document project and data discrepancies
• Attend in house project meetings, specific to assigned development project
• Maintain and develop ArcGIS desktop skills through relevant and approved trainings

Required Skills:
• Expertise in GIS data development processes and quality control for geospatial data and databases
• Ability to document technical processes and discrepancies to correct errors
• Detail oriented, self-motivated and ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to communicate technical procedures to project managers and clients

Desired Skills:
• Experience and working knowledge of the Esri platform
• Ability to provide general GIS technical support to clients and internal staff

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter by July 15, 2018 to:

Pro-West & Associates, Inc.
Attn: PWA Human Resources
PO Box 812
Walker, MN 56484

Or email resume and cover letter to: