Perform a broad range of duties related to the development and maintenance of the District’s Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinate database, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and Asset Management systems.
Work under the general supervision of the Chief Technical Officer.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Develop, collect information, enter data, and maintain the District’s GIS to develop maps of the District’s legal boundaries and relevant map products related to its water system. The water system includes wells, booster pumps, transmission lines, main lines, distribution lines, treatment facilities and other infrastructure. Make information readily available.
Develop, collect information, enter data, and maintain GPS coordinates for the District’s water system assets. This includes the location of fire hydrants, pressure regulating valves, backflow devices, shut-on and shut-off valves; water lines, and other assets. Develop methods and process for operators to access GPS information quickly and easily at all times.
Assist in completing and maintaining a GIS based Asset Management system to leverage the District’s GIS database. This includes working with front office and operations staff to develop work order processes and to help train staff in using the developed system.
Perform other duties as required.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field.
Two (2) years of progressive work experience with GPS and GIS systems.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working Knowledge of GPS, GIS, and asset management computer programs and software; field work locating and recording related information.
Ability to develop GPS, GIS, and asset management systems, review and understand plat maps and “as-builts”, handle multiple tasks simultaneously under pressure with tight deadlines; analyze and interpret information including the preparation of clear, concise reports; follow written and verbal instructions; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public and management.
- Special Qualifications (Certifications, Licenses)
Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License.
Performs in both:
- A typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, or reaching. Rapid work speed sometimes required; attention to detail. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and some creative problem solving;
- The employee is occasionally required to work outdoors; and to sit, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk, run, jump; to use hand to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hand and arms.
Specific vision, abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and some creative problem solving.
The employee may frequently travel in a truck, and operate tools and equipment.