Aviation GIS Technician

Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Mankato, MN
Added: January 24, 2024

Bolton & Menk has an opening for a GIS Technician in our Mankato office who will focus on aviation projects. We're looking for a motivated problem solver who enjoys collaboration in a fast-paced environment. This is your opportunity to join a well-established and growing team while working at Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace employer with great benefits and career growth potential.

What You Will Be Doing

In this role, you would provide expertise on a wide variety of GIS projects with a focus on aviation projects. The position will primarily be responsible for assisting our team on municipal data gathering and mapping, data analysis, and map development. This includes runway and building area alternative layouts, preparation of airport layout plans, airport master plan figures and analysis, airport zoning and airspace layouts, and 3D airspace analysis at general aviation airports throughout the Midwest. As an Esri Business Partner, Bolton & Menk leverages the latest GIS software technology and methods for delivering cutting edge results.

What We Are Looking For

  • Degree in GIS, Geography or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Experience analyzing data using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Microsoft Excel, or similar software
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS v10.x suite
  • Experience with ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
  • Experience with Geoprocessing within the ArcGIS environment
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Regional travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • FAA Private Pilot Certificate
  • FAA Remote Pilot Certificate
  • Knowledge/Interest in aviation
  • Experience with Computer Aided Drafting Software
  • Experience with photogrammetry
  • Experience working with LiDAR data


For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrows leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms and is a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. With over 900 employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here:

Our Benefits

At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including disability and vets.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.