CAD/GIS Technician

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Columbus, OH

Job Summary: The CAD/GIS Technician will perform duties such as: updating and/or creating maps and/or design drawings using geographic information systems (GIS) or computer aided design (CAD) technology; conducting research; reading and/or interpreting utility infrastructure maps; proofing or comparing the information contained on maps/drawings with information from different sources; measuring distances, areas, perimeters, and angles.

Primary Responsibilities:

Technical role:

  • Prepares designs, drawings and layouts working from engineering specifications using CAD methods.
  • Evaluates engineering analysis for the coordination of the final map deliverable for clients.
  • Follows established technical specifications to prepare drawings and perform design drafting.
  • Develops design modifications to facilitate improvements to accommodate modifications to utility infrastructure.
  • Responsible for data collection and remediation revisions on maps if changes are made by Engineering Technicians.
  • Monitor mapping work and the updating of maps in order to ensure accuracy, the inclusion of new and/or changed information, and compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Communicates with Engineers, Engineering Technicians, Area Managers, and others to answer questions about departmental operations and/or procedures.
  • Communicates with other departments for the dissemination of information.
  • Serves as a liaison between field and office.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here and the resulting physical qualifications required are representative of those an employee must expect and be prepared for while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Sitting in an office environment at a computer desk
  • Standing, bending, lifting as needed
  • Noise level in the work environment varies with location
  • Travel may be required

Other Requirements/Qualifications:

  1. Associate’s Degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. 1-2 years AutoCAD experience.
  3. Self-motivated and must demonstrate a high-level of integrity and productivity.
  4. Able to perform duties independently with general supervision.
  5. Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects; adhering to strict timelines.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills.
  7. Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  8. Pre-employment drug and background screening.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.