GIS Coordinator-Utilities - City of Brighton

DEFINITION
Manage assets and mapping activities for water, wastewater, and storm water networks. Manage projects and workload independently while effectively coordinating with a variety of team members including the Utilities Engineering Division, the Collections and Distribution Division, Storm Water Division; and outside departments, agencies and vendors.  This position must work well in group settings and with the public, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills, which support the City of Brighton's mission and values.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
The Utilities GIS Coordinator receives direction from the Utilities Engineer. Coordinates activities of GIS Technician. 
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Performs field data collection using a GPS data collector, digital camera, survey equipment, and other equipment provided by the City.  
Accurately assesses various distribution, collections, and storm water components. Measures depths and distances and determines grades using level and survey rod and GPS unit as appropriate. Digitizes pipeline networks and completes attribute data for the water, sewer, and storm water systems.  Uses accurate and consistent survey projections throughout various data sets.
Uploads GPS and other data into the Utilities GIS database.
Provides accurate GIS database information to consultants in support of Master Planning activities.
Manages various data within the GIS, AutoCAD files, and asset management software.
Scans historical records for the storing, retrieval, and archiving of spatial and tabular data.
Conducts mapping research in the field, in hardcopy documents, and electronic file formats. 
Resolves conflicting information and ensures accuracy of mapping and asset data. Prepares maps and other exhibits utilizing ESRI ArcMap, AutoCAD, and other mapping and asset management software.
Reads and interprets construction plans, grading plans, maps and other plans as required to ensure accurate update of GIS and asset management databases as new infrastructure comes online.
Reviews and interprets legal descriptions for plats, right-of-ways, and easement documents.
Provide responses, maps, and data as appropriate for various public and internal data requests.  
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
GIS best practices and principles including a strong ability in ESRI ArcMap.
Asset management and asset management software.
Basic surveying principles, practices, and procedures and utility construction principles and practices.
Computer and engineering software applications including firm grasp of Microsoft Office programs.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD preferred.
Ability to:
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Provide good customer service and to communicate courteously and responsively and provide effective and efficient service to the public and co-workers.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and vendors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science and/or GIS Certification preferred.  Experience in water, wastewater, and storm water utilities strongly preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone.  Must possess the ability to speak in a manner that is easily understood by co-workers.  May work in a variety of office locations.  Ability to differentiate between colors and shade of color. 
Work involves varying amount of sitting, standing and walking, bending and stooping for short periods and lifting of up to 50 lbs.  Must be able to work in confined spaces and climb ladders.  Possess hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate a variety of office equipment and to operate a vehicle. 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of valid Colorado driver's license with safe driving record.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Ability to complete FEMA ICS 100 and IS 700 training within six (6) months of hire.

CITY OF BRIGHTON
 
GIS COORDINATOR - UTILITIES
 
SALARY: $61,214.40 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Utilities
DIVISION: Engineering
OPENING DATE:  06/04/18

CLOSING DATE: 06/18/18 at 4:00 p.m.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.brightonco.gov

Brighton City Hall
500 S 4th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601
(303) 655-2098

HumanResources@brightonco.gov

Position #18-00104
GIS COORDINATOR - UTILITIES

 

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