GIS Field Data Collection Technician

GIS Field Data Collection Technician

Summary:  Seeking a highly motivated individual to collect GIS data in the field, transfer the data, and learn to create maps.  Data collection includes a mix of office work and work in the field to locate physical infrastructure.  This individual must be highly motivated to work both independently and within a team of engineers, and surveyors to provide geospatial services to clients in Indiana.

This full time position reports to the Project Manager, Asset Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for mobile data collection in the field using various technology (PCs, tablets, GPS, etc.). Mobile data collection includes:
    • Using an IPad and GPS unit (Trimble R2 GNSS Receiver) to locate all points (manholes for storm and sewer) based on recorded data.  Verify or update data with exact locations.
    • Pulling manhole lids to inspect pipe inverts, taking invert depths using V-Depth, inputting visual data including direction of pipes, material of manhole, pipe condition, pipe size, etc.
  • Preparation and delivery of GIS maps for a variety of engineering needs.
  • Update numerous GIS datasets and templates.
  • Evaluate data from multiple sources to determine the quality and ensure data is clean and accurate.
  • Daily interaction with clients and project managers.


  • Experience in utility installation, surveying or construction is preferred.
  • Experience with GPS data collection, map design, and report generation in a GIS environment is desirable.
  • Proficient in the use of office hardware and software (PCs, Tablets, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Earth).
  • Basic Trimble and/or GIS experience or willingness to learn is a plus.
  • Work indoor and outdoor under variable conditions.
  • Local candidates preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • This position does not offer visa sponsorship.


  • 100% Employer Paid Medical and Prescription Coverage with a choice of plans
  • Simple IRA Plan
  • Employer-Paid Short And Long-Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program Including On-Site Health Screenings
  • Paid Time Off Program (including Vacation, Jury Duty & Bereavement)
  • Employee Tuition Program
  • Dependent Tuition Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Volunteer Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Working Schedules
  • Paid Gym Membership

We are a firm that hires based on character as well as experience.  Please send resume/application to [email protected] or complete the online application.