FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Role Overview: The Graphics Program Manager will plan for and implement all aspects of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects. This includes facilitating project teams; identifying resources; establishing project objectives, timelines, and milestones; and developing standards for implementation and use.
Responsibilities: (The following is a list of responsibilities for this position but is not intended to cover all duties that the person hired might be required to perform.)
• Ensures the timely implementation of GIS- and CAD-related projects.
• Prepares GIS and CAD project plans and schedules to include coordinating resources, tasks, and work assignments.
• Assists in the development and management of GIS and CAD project plans, which includes defining requirements, tasks, and resource assignments; and ensuring that approved quality work levels and deadlines are met.
• Manages GIS- and CAD-related teams to ensure that GIS project objectives and deadlines are met.
• Develops standards for GIS and CAD groups to standardize processes and workflow.
• Provides technical oversight to GIS and CAD groups.
• Serves as a liaison between internal and external clients and the GIS and CAD groups.
• Maintains expertise in CAD- and GIS-related software and technologies.
• Communicates effectively with internal and external clients.
• Responsible for ensuring the CAD and GIS groups produce accurate, detailed, consistent, and high-quality work products.
• Responsible for supervision and direction of direct reports, including, but not limited to: interviewing, mentoring and career development, performance evaluations, and disciplinary process.
• Complies with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra.
• Complies with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment.
• Full-time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines.
• Other duties as assigned by the Geospatial-Data Program Director or his/her designee.
• A Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Earth Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field from an accredited college or university
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a CAD/GIS Manager, CAD/GIS Coordinator, or similar position with professional-level experience in the design, development, implementation, and administration of geographic information systems, including analysis and database development and integration
• Conceptualization skills to visualize finished products and projects
• Computer drawing talent
• Knowledge of geometry and engineering terminology
• Basic computer literacy, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat software skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Excellent math skills
• Experience with AutoDesk, AutoCAD Civil 3D, ESRI, and ArcGIS with 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst extensions
• Basic knowledge of civil, geological, and mechanical terminology and hardware
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
• The Graphics Program Manager must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time while paying close attention to detail.
• The Graphics Program Manager’s work environment does not require much physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
• This position is mostly in an office environment. Occasionally, there might be required trips to client sites, where dust and noise might be present.
• Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.