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Data Technician I

Prince William County Service Authority

Job detailsSalary$49,959 – $67,080 a yearJob TypeFull-timeLocation4 County Complex CT, Woodbridge, VA 22192+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsFull Job Description

Position Summary

Perform spatial and tabular data creation, update and maintenance for the Service Authority’s Asset Registry. Perform creation, update and maintenance of the SA’s asset records. Provide geospatial product creation and spatial analysis. Perform project tasks related to GIS, Records and/or Data Governance.

Position Responsibilities / Essential Job Functions

Position Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions EDM and Records:

Demonstrate knowledge of ESRI Software Suite, ArcGIS Desktop interface, ArcSDE versioning workflows, editing spatial and tabular data, querying geospatial and tabular data within ArcMap, GIS tools (i.e. custom, Data Reviewer) or related tables/joins to adhere to business process and database standards.
Demonstrate general knowledge of GIS data management and administration (i.e., spatial data files, local file and folder management) Perform database interaction via scripting methods (i.e., SQL and Python).
Create spatial visualizations that align with SA’s templates and workflows. Create spatial and tabular visualizations (i.e., cartography, reports).
Troubleshoot and maintain hardware (i.e., plotters, scanners, GPS equipment). Collect and process GPS, CAD survey data, etc.
Demonstrate knowledge of EAM’s custom-built GIS web apps. Know the tools, abilities and purpose of all of the apps.
Demonstrate water and wastewater utility engineering knowledge by reading and interpret conceptual design plans, as-built drawings, data records, surveys, and inspector files, identifying water and sewer assets on developer plans and translate from paper/CAD to GIS assets following business and topology rules, reading and interpreting inspector plans, data records, and inspector files featuring revisions.
Conduct quality control inspections and testing of other team members’ work and software for structured GIS data and unstructured records.
Demonstrate knowledge of EAM’s data quality management plan and the flow of data from the GIS Database to the master data repository and /or GIS App data repository. Read and understand data governance documentation, SOPs, and quality control indicators and measurements and apply to work products to ensure quality. Organize and update unstructured data to preserve single source of truth.
May be deemed essential at any time.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Essential Skills and Experience

Essential Skills and Experience EDM

Process tasks for GIS production (i.e., asset status changes, and QAQC).
Analyze data (i.e., spatial and tabular analysis) and relational database tables.
Perform, improve, and document full GIS production key business process.
Administer ArcGIS Data Reviewer (i.e., run tests, enable extensions, create databases).
Participate in records review meetings (i.e., offer ideas, suggestions, and findings).
Conduct cleanup of spatial and attribute information on the GIS asset registry.

Additional Position Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions Records

Process tasks for production and records (i.e., project permitted records, AsBuilt records work, and QAQC).
Perform, improve, and document full GIS records key business process.
Demonstrate an understanding of the land development process and county and engineering development’s workflows.
Conduct “cleanup” of records data (spatial, tabular and unstructured).
File, scan and maintain maps and plans and interpret unstructured data.
Compile mapping revisions for map updates and update unstructured data in response to map updates.
Complete detailed reviews of historical engineering plans and field sketches to determine whether asset registry needs correction.
Make copies of plans using large format scanners and plotters.
Actively participate in records review meetings (i.e., offer ideas, suggestions, and findings).
Review and interpret newly permitted and AsBuilt engineering development projects to determine the scope of work needed for records and GIS updates.
Perform quality control to ensure records are up-to-date and accurately located.
Cross-reference operational documentation (i.e. TV Reports) against the Asset Registry and Records.

Essential Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Experience EDM and Records:

Meet deadlines, take initiative, and ask questions as needed.
Perform project activities as directed by senior staff in the Enterprise Asset Management Division.
Demonstrate excellent teamwork and collaboration skills to engage with team members and stakeholders throughout the SA.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills: listening, interpersonal, reporting, written, and verbal.
Possess ability to clearly convey technical information verbally and in writing.
Clarify information and business requirements and needs for/with team members and/or SA stakeholders.
Demonstrate analytical skills including:

Think critically: compare, count, correlate, evaluate, benchmark, audit, classify, calculate, dissect and reason;
Analyze data: conduct fundamental and statistical analysis and spot trends in data; and
Research: mine data, prioritize, take inventory, and check for accuracy.

Use creativity: provide non-standard ideas and solutions when brainstorming or to troubleshoot issues and challenges.
Associate’s degree in Geography, GIS, Engineering, Computer Science (or related field).
Or combination of education and experience as described above.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

At least one year of experience working with GIS (Esri suite of products preferred); and at least one year of experience working with office computer software and equipment (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, etc.).

Special Requirements:

This position may require some travel (including for training, conferences, meetings, or other work-related needs).Must have access to reliable transportation for such travel.

Reporting to this Position:


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: The work is mostly sedentary with periods of light physical activity. Typical positions require workers to stand for short periods; lift and carry up to 20 pounds; climb stairs, bend, reach, hold, grasp, and turn objects; and operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing.
Work environment: Primary work is performed indoors in a standard office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is subject to frequent interruptions.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum skills and experience levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description. The qualifications do not express absolute employment or promotional standards. They are general guidelines that should be considered along with the job related selection or promotional criteria.

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