GIS Engineering Technician

Overland Park, KS/Remote
Added: March 18, 2024
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Headquarters - Overland Park, KS

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Full Time

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The GIS Engineering Technician in Utilities utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) to perform detailed activities on assigned projects. The GIS Engineering Technician supports senior members of the team, helping to create and edit data and analyze information to be used in reports and articles. This position is eligible to work remote for up to 3 days per week after 90 days of employement.

Who We Are

Our everyday work impacts how people do everyday living, through improved connectivity, transportation, safety, and community development. As a service business, we are all about our people. Our shared values and objectives focus on integrity and professionalism. We embrace teamwork, process management, and collaboration and are growth oriented because we believe growth creates opportunities. As each person continues to learn and grow professionally, we advance as an organization.

What We Do

Our Utilities team designs fiber networks across land and sea. The wide range of telecom services offered has allowed the team to grow in both size and skillset – with growth projected to increase.

How You Can Grow With Us

Opportunities for growth are endless based on your desire to learn. We are excited to share details of your career path options with you during your employment. Positions such as Sr. Engineering Tech, Lead Engineering Tech - Development Services and Business Development Specialist may be in your future.

Essential Functions:

  • Works within a project team to understand clients, project objectives and be a productive member of that team; offering suggestions for improvement, meeting deadlines, and performing quality work.
  • Interprets aerial/satellite imagery
  • Works with data in various formats, digitizing the data from various sources
  • Creates, updates, and maintains GIS data within databases, feature classes, or SHP files
  • Produces project base drawings from survey field topographic data
  • Understands basic GIS environment and file formats and be able to apply them to the CAD environment, or export/adapt CAD formats into a GIS environment when necessary
  • Able to interpret CAD drawings from multiple sources - design firm’s proposed drawing set, utility as-builts, surveys, plat maps, etc.
  • Possesses an understanding of the OSP/ISP discipline and its design process, or be willing to learn that discipline through work experience
  • Uses knowledge to work independently. However, use good judgment in seeking help/answers to questions from project supervisor when necessary
  • Shows continued and progressive professional development inside and outside of BHC
  • Demonstrates a client focus and work to help our clients be successful



  • 0+ years of industry related experience preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of GIS based software, ArcPRO a plus
  • Working knowledge of data formats and databases helpful


  • Ability to produce error free data entry without sacrificing production volume
  • Excellent communication skills, team player, detail oriented, motivated
  • Strong attention to detail in order to maintain, enter and manipulate data in a GIS database
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Ability to manage a fair workload by staying focused and managing priorities


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, geography, or related field preferred