GIS Field Technician

Evari GIS Consulting, Inc.
San Antonio, TX
Added: May 11, 2024
Job Description


The GIS Field Technician (Local) is part of the Operations Team and reports directly to the Director of Operations. The primary responsibilities of the GIS Field Technician are to work safely, to accurately collect and input data into mobile applications, and to work efficiently and effectively at all times in support of field audit projects. We are hiring a team of ~12 GIS Field Technicians to work on a s treetlight data collection project located in San Antonio, TX , and the job is expected to start March 18, 2024 and last about 2 months. The successful GIS Field Technician demonstrates the ability to read and follow directions in a field manual, to learn and apply project-based details and requirements, always practices standard safety procedures, accurately and efficiently captures high-quality data, and communicates and works well with Evari staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Safely, accurately, and efficiently collect data in the field including location and project specific data about existing assets (e.g. street lighting fixtures, signs, sidewalks) by inputting data in the field into mobile applications (i.e. Collector, Field Maps)
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with Evari staff
  • Follow Evari’s priority system of 1) Safety, 2) Data Quality and Accuracy, and 3)
  • Efficiency and Effectiveness in all data collection, verification, and creation efforts and procedures
  • Practice safety measures at all times in the field, including wearing proper personal protective equipment
  • Practices safe driving at all times
  • Stay in compliance with all Evari GIS and Client safety programs, as applicable to specific jobs
  • Ensure accuracy on data collection efforts by practicing meticulous field observation
  • Take care of Evari equipment including but not limited to: vehicles, tablets, GPS units, range-finders, and measuring devices
  • Communicate daily with fellow technicians, lead technicians, project leads, and the Evari team about work progress
  • Accurately track daily work time using company time tracking software
  • Interact with bystanders effectively and politely, as a professional representative of Evari GIS
  • Use Google Email, Calendar, Chat, GIS software, and various applications to effectively communicate and coordinate with the team

GIS Field Technician Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and active auto insurance
  • Must be able to reliably show up to work area on time
  • Is able to drive and/or walk for 8 hour periods

Successful Candidate Must Have

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Basic understanding of, or ability and drive to learn, GIS concepts
  • Enthusiasm and excitement for delivering high-quality work products
  • A positive attitude and drive to create and advance their own career
  • Ability to be professional in all staff and public interactions
  • Ability to read, learn and apply concepts conveyed in a field manual
  • Ability to effectively communicate

Desired Characteristics

  • Team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic about GIS and bringing value to projects
  • Willingness to perform duties outside of the basic job description and quickly expand skillset into new areas
  • Familiarity with G Suite applications (e.g. Gmail, Calendar, Drive)


  • $16 hourly pay
  • Employer sponsored health plan including, dental and vision (eligibility after 60 days)
  • Sick Pay
  • Employer sponsored Life and Long Term Disability Insurance (immediate eligibilty)


  • The GIS Field Technician works in their local area and is responsible for their own housing and commute to and from work each day.