Geographic Info Systms Spec I/II - San Jose Airport

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 2:20 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)

Job Description

The Airport is proud to offer an exciting and unique opportunity for a team member who brings positive energy and is motivated to shape the future of the Airport.  The Airport team is passionate about all our Airport has to offer to the Silicon Valley and is seeking a professional who will share this passion.  This great work environment makes this an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated and results-oriented individual who will like to join our Airport team to work hard toward our strategic vision.


Under the direction of the Senior Geographic Systems Specialist (Sr. GISS) the position of Geographic System Specialist I/II (GISS I/II) performs an integral role as a member of the Planning & Development Division of the Airport Department.  The GISS I/II will assist in the development of the Airport Integrated Mapping System (AIMS) Program.  This position performs work of moderate difficulty at the journey level in the utilization of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as they relate to Airport and Master Plan Projects.  The AIMS Program is comprised of three (3) distinct primary functions and often inter-twine with each other.  These functions are CAD, GIS, and the Plan Repository.  The GISS I/II position will serve as the back-up person for the Senior Geographic Systems Specialist and as such will be required to perform in all three areas.


Essential duties of a GISS I/II may include, but not limited to the following:


·     Prepares and verifies GIS databases using paper maps, and multiple sources, and maintains data to ensure data content and accuracy for a variety of purposes.

·      Interpret recorded engineering plans to enter graphic and attribute data into GIS.

·      Experience in creation, implementation and maintaining an enterprise GIS system with a versioned, distributed geodatabase environment.

·      Produce map books through the use of ArcMap, Maplex, data-driven pages and Python scripting.

·      Considerable knowledge of cartographic principles.

·      Ability to read and interpret construction plans.

·      Develop workflows and documentation for various GIS tasks.

·      Imports, integrates, updates, cleans, and validates data from multiple sources.

·      Generates, maintains and disseminates GIS layers.

·      Writes reports and communicates results, including technology and data recommendations.

·      Develops system documentation and user manuals on GIS best practices and functionality.

·      Experience in data collection using a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and mobile devices.

·      At supervisor's direction, conduct research of software solutions that will improve the efficiency of production work.

·      Develop and/or modify web pages and web map applications and mobile applications using technologies such as Google Maps API, HTML5, JavaScript and other mapping technologies, APIs and libraries.

·      Supports Senior Geographic Information Systems Specialist in onboarding and training new employees as necessary.

·      Working on tasks beyond default job duties in an effort to support the Airport Department.

·      Researches and writes construction specifications and prepares contract documents.

·      Inspects construction work in progress and reviews construction submittals.

·      Manages Tenant Improvements and/or other minor construction projects.

·      Coordinates work involving other City personnel, outside tenants and contractors.

·      Performs other duties as assigned.

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