GIS Technician - R4442

$65,177 - $92,062 yearly
  • Regional Transportation District
  • Hybrid
  • May 09, 2024
Full time Transit/Buses

Job Description

At Regional Transportation District (RTD), We make lives better through connections!

When you join RTD, you will be among dedicated employees exhibiting RTD's values of passion, respect, diversity, trustworthiness, collaboration, and ownership. RTD is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of our diversity value statement, we encourage our employees to honor diversity in thought, people, and experience. Come join RTD on this great journey to be the trusted leader in mobility, delivering excellence and value to our customers and community.

RTD Employee Benefits:

(RTD Represented Employee Benefits: Please refer to the Labor Agreement included in the above link for details.)

The GIS Technician position requires application of geo-spatial mapping and analysis skills to convert field information into digital maps and geographic data and create a centralized digital repository. The position will work closely with the Utility and CAD groups. Salary Range: $53,692 - $89,487.

Duties & Responsibilities:

     * Collects, edits, analyzes, and audits geospatial data and ensures accuracy by updating geometry, attributes, and metadata.
     * Creates clear, accurate, and informative maps for various stakeholders.
     * Converts data between software such as CAD to GIS or GIS to CAD using pre-developed tools; creates GIS data from other sources such as As-builts, record drawings, surveys, deeds, and orthoimage.
     * Uses Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and/or mobile applications to perform field data collection and Microsoft Excel and Access to create databases, assists in geodatabase and data dictionary design.
     * Supports enhancements to the organization’s web-based map application.
     * Performs quality control on GIS data including researching, interpreting, and validating sources of information to identify and correct errors or omissions in data, and to keep data in compliance with GIS data standards.

     * All job-related duties as assigned

     * High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Geomatics, Planning, Geography or related field preferred.

     * A minimum of three years of experience using GIS.  ArcMap and/or ArcGIS Pro software proficiency required.  AutoCAD Civil 3D software, MicroStation software, Leica survey equipment, Leica Captivate software and Leica Infinity software is a plus.

     * A strong understanding of Geodesy, coordinate systems and datums
     * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software
     * Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
     * Ability to use sound judgement and work safely
     * Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing with attention to details

     * An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
     * The work environment is a typical office environment with occasional field visits and minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

Based on job performance, experience, education, and position availability the next step on the career map for this position may be: See Organizational Chart for details

We are considering all applications for this position up until the position close date of 5/23/2024. For consideration, please be sure to apply before the posting end date.

Pay Range:
$65,177.00 - $92,062.25 Annual

RTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy [ ]

RTD posts a compensation range that represents a good faith estimate of what RTD anticipates paying for the position at the time of posting.  Starting salary is based on the candidate’s relevant and verified education, training and work experience.  Applicants should submit all relevant and verifiable education, training and work experiences at the time of application.