Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

POSTED ON 11/4/2022 CLOSED ON 12/2/2022

Job Posting for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician at Precision Underground Utilities LLC



Primary function is to ensure high quality data entry of data into a GIS database. Data sources will range from engineering plans, in both paper and digital formats, to field collected GPS datasets. A high attention to detail and quality control of the data entry is a requirement.


$56,000 – 62,000


Retirement (with employer match)

Paid Holidays

Paid Vacation

Sign on Bonus

Clothing Allowance


  • Maintain the collection, input, and mapping of GIS data.
  • Create and maintain ArcGIS Online web maps.
  • Create web applications using Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.
  • Perform data collection using GPS equipment.
  • Process collected field data into a GIS database using ESRI ArcGIS software.
  • Report findings and document field observations related to the installed infrastructure.
  • Maintain paper and computer files, maps, and databases related to the project GIS.
  • Completes a variety of computations including field measurements, areas, volumes, and other quantity measurements.
  • Perform related duties as required.


  • Graduation from high school and two (2) years technical schooling with classes in GIS (or an equivalent amount of education and experience) is required. Education beyond high school may be substituted at a rate of two (2) years experience for one (1) year of education.
  • Possess the ability to make moderately complex computations, maintain databases, read and interpret engineering plans, and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Computer–aided drafting (CAD) knowledge and ability is helpful but not required.
  • Must possess a Valid Iowa Driver’s License and meet the requirements of Precision

Underground Utilities vehicle policy.


  • Position requires lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Able to effectively communicate orally (in person and over the telephone) and in writing

(using electronic devices and handwritten) in English with other employees.

  • Able to maneuver on uneven surfaces for several miles in various types of weather.
  • Position requires some outdoor work where heat, cold, precipitation, and other results of weather and nature may be encountered.
  • Position requires travel around the State of Iowa in a company vehicle or compensation.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $56,000.00 - $62,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • ArcGIS: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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