GIS/Asset Data Technician

Are you looking to use your GIS and data processing skills every day? Are you looking for a growth-oriented and ample learning environment? We are looking for a talented, energetic, and ambitious GIS professional to join our Asset Management team to help us serve the communities of cities and counties around the country through efficient pavement management and analysis. 

About IMS:

IMS is a pavement analysis and management strategy company with operations across North America. For more than 35 years, the company has used high-tech laser equipment to scan streets, sidewalks, and other road-related assets for city and county governments. We are a growing company and are looking for top-notch players to join us in our continued growth.

We specialize in the collection of road condition data and right-of-way assets (such as street signs , curbs/gutters, and sidewalks). The data is collected through a variety of technology solutions including electronic sensors and visual observations captured through touch screens. The data collected in the field is processed and analyzed at our Tempe office to produce an asset inventory, financial evaluation and operating plan for our clients.

We take pride in being a great place to work for everyone at IMS - from our engineers to our field crews. This starts with a culture based on our 5 Core Values, which we use as the foundation of our hiring and performance review processes:

? Take Pride in Expertise

? Be Fearless

? Be Tenacious

? Cultivate a Low Ego

? Exceed Expectations of Clients and Colleagues

Job Description:

IMS is recruiting for a Asset Data Processing Technician to process data collected through Lidar technology in the field. The data is processed through a series of quality control measures to prepare it for analysis by the engineering team. This position will require critical thinking, time management, attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects autonomously.

GIS/Asset Data Technician Responsibilities:

? Processing and archiving of raw data through proprietary software workflows.

? Manipulation and integration of data into various tools and software and manipulation of tabular data and creation of GIS files. 

? Oversees the field collection process of assigned projects by communicating with field collection crews and providing updates to project stakeholders.

? Conducts quality control/quality assurance on data to ensure accuracy.

? Provides support to engineers and managers to prepare and review client deliverables. 

? Load data into proprietary Windows-based applications and complete a series of processing steps

? Complete common QA/QC tasks like checking for missing values and values out of range.



In addition to a positive culture that encourages personal and professional growth, we also provide the following benefits:

? Health Insurance

? Dental Insurance

? Life Insurance

? Disability Insurance

? Retirement Plan with Matching

? Available Vision Insurance

? PTO + Holidays


 Minimum Required Skills:

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

? Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills

? Beginner to intermediate Microsoft Access/SQL Server skills

? Experience successfully completing tasks that require a high level of attention to detail on a regular basis

? Possesses the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and can prioritize tasks accordingly.

? Can work in a team as well as independently

? Possesses the critical thinking skills and curiosity to solve challenging problems

First consideration will be given to applicants who have experience in some or all of the following:

? Experience with LiDAR processing is a plus

? Familiarity with coordinate systems/transformations is a plus

? Exposure to CAD is a plus

? Basic programming skills (Python, SQL, etc.) is a plus

Education & Experience

? Bachelor’s Degree in GIS or other technical field and 1 year working in a technical field

? OR Associates Degree or Technical Certificate and 2+ years working in a technical field

? OR Highschool Diploma or equivalent and 5+ years experience working in a technical field. 

Salary Description
$22.00 - $29.00 per hour, DOE