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The Sidwell Company

Location: Remote
Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/12/2020
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Mapper

A Mapper is a key position within the Professional Services Department of The Sidwell Company!

As the Mapper you will work to develop GIS data for our customers and work in a collaborative environment following standardized procedures and/or specific supervisory directions.

What your impact will be:

  • Meet/exceed monthly goals and projections
  • compiling geographic information system (GIS) data utilizing an array of documentation including, but not limited to: public land survey system (PLSS), railroad and highway strip maps, platted subdivisions, surveys, deeds, and legal descriptions to complete tax parcel and land records GIS.
  • Weekly project status updates with supervisor
  • High quality mapping output that adheres to our customer’s and Sidwell standards

What we are looking for:

  • High School Degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience utilizing CAD platforms (AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.) and/or GIS platforms (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, etc.) to create and modify features in a digital environment is required; especially editing of parcels and land records.
  • Direct interaction with peers in an office environment though remote .
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and English proficiency are required.
  • Professional experience drafting in CAD, ArcGIS or equivalent software platform
  • Ability to legally work in the United States based on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify requirements.
  • Ability to multitask while working independently or in a fast-paced team driven environment.

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Geographic Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Editing land records data in ArcGIS Desktop
  • Understanding of geometric principles for angular calculation, curve parameters, area measurements, etc.
  • Interpretation of property boundaries from aerial photography, official documents and other resources