University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Geospatial Technician

Continental Mapping

Location: Madison, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/12/2020
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Geospatial Technician

Job Overview:

This is an entry level role with opportunity for advancement with experience and learned skills. This position will work within our Public Works sector using industry standard geospatial software and products. No experience is needed as on-the-job training will be provided. This position requires the willingness to learn the tools needed to complete assigned tasks and demonstrate a willingness to improve their workflow and quality.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Extract feature and/or terrain data from a variety of sources using third party and propriety software
  • Effectively identify and communicate work status to the Production Manager

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Basic mathematical principles, Excel, Google Earth

Ability to:

  • Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form and respond to problems as they occur with diplomacy, common sense and a positive attitude
  • Work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while meeting quality and efficiency goals

Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s or 2-year degree in Science field preferred
  • Understanding of basic GIS principles preferred