GIS and AutoCAD Technician
Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. - Gainesville, VA

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Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a leader in environmental and cultural resource consulting in Northern Virginia, is currently seeking a full time GIS and AutoCAD Technician.

Primary duties:
• Manage, model, and analyze spatial Environmental and Engineering data; including but not limited to spatial data entry, importing, exporting, editing, geo-referencing, and editing vector and raster datasets.
• Maintain and create procedures for mapping software automation and database documentation.
• Develop and update AutoCAD drawings from information provided by staff and clients
• Assist staff with AutoCAD spatial data creation, and spatial reference systems conversions/scaling.
• Generate project maps to be used for environmental analysis, reports, and presentations in GIS and AutoCAD software.

Skills Requirements:
• Experience with ESRI GIS products (ArcGIS Desktop and Server), AutoCAD, and MS Access.
• Knowledge of ArcGIS Online and Cloud data management and distribution.
• Experience with AutoCAD functions and applications.
• Solid understanding of spatial reference systems, projections, and survey standards.
• Strong skills in cartographic design, principles and technology.
• Knowledge in application development, .NET, JAVA, SQL Server, and XML a plus.
• Ability to work independently and in a team.
• Ability to perform and manage multiple tasks within budget and on schedule
• Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
• Ability to ensure the accuracy of data delivered to staff and clients
• Highly motivated and creative
• Possess detailed data management and organization skills.

Educational Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Science or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience with ArcGIS and/or AutoCAD software.

How to apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume and examples of your map work to:

Sarah Townsend, GISP
Director of Geographic Information Systems
stownsend@wetlandstudies.com

No phone calls please.

Deadline: January 31, 2014.

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) offers exciting projects in a dynamic work environment, and we strive to provide all of our employees with room for skill improvement and knowledge development in a caring and casual atmosphere (our LEED Gold-certified building includes an employee gym and dog kennel). We also offer a 401(k) program as well as full medical, life, and disability insurance.
We ensure nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need additional information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact our Human Resources Department at 703.679.5600 (TTY/TDD users, call 711). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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