GIS Field Technician

Timmons Group
Richmond, VA
Added: January 16, 2024
Job Description

Timmons Group is currently seeking a GIS Field Technician in Richmond, VA . The GIS Field Technician will work with transportation clients to inspect assets and provide analysis of infrastructure. This position is a field based role and requires candidates to be outside most if not all day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate include but are not limited to :

  • Collect GPS Positions, photos and attribute data for utility data related to electric and telecommunications assets in the field.
  • Comfortable working outside independently in challenging conditions daily
  • Ability to walk moderate distances carrying equipment
  • Comfortable engaging property owners and discussing the data collection task and its necessity
  • Manages data files daily to ensure data integrity and data security
  • Interprets map information to determine the best approach to efficiently surveying project area
  • Meets or exceeds overall quality control standards established by the client
  • Maintains equipment by caring for and providing basic troubleshooting
  • Works in an efficient manner while requiring limited supervision
  • Responsible for basic maintenance and care for company vehicle
  • Works cooperatively with other GIS Field Surveyors, Field Supervisors and/or Project Managers to complete assigned work

Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ideal candidates will have working knowledge and experience with data conversion using ArcGIS, AutoCAD or Microstation
  • Must be able to assist the GIS Analyst/project manager in researching and recommending new methods, equipment, or programs to better accomplish tasks
  • Good oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate technical information, ability to research, interpret and summarize data
  • This individual must be highly motivated, a self-starter; flexible, detail-oriented, enjoy interacting with employees and clients; willing to work at a dynamic pace to complete

Additional Information

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company’s Vision, Mission and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Timmons Group is a full-service engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a “Best Firm to Work For” by CE News. With over 15 offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture, and surveying services to a diverse client base. As one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms for over 30 years, we are dedicated to being an employer of choice and providing our people with the best resources, technology, and culture to help them thrive in an engaging career development setting. For more information, visit