Positions

Pay Range 16 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$39,085.31$58,627.96
Monthly$3,257.11$4,885.66
Bi-Weekly$1,503.28$2,254.92
Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

GIS Technician

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 3813

JOB TITLE:  GIS TECHNICIAN – UTILITIES 
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical and clerical duties in support of the engineering functions of the division.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Performs GIS mapping and engineering support duties; edits, maintains and researches gas facilities; edits and maintains gas reference data; designs and plots field and proposal maps; creates and drafts construction packets and plans; assists Gas Engineer with facility design and studies; captures and locates facilities with GPS unit; reviews as-built accuracy; maintains gas system files and tile books.
Maintains division file system; serves as payroll entry clerk for division; enters requisitions for purchase orders and orders materials from vendors; clears invoices and purchase orders.
Serves as the liaison for Gas Division Credit Card Statements.
Prepares requests for checks as needed.
Designs office memos, letters, and office / field forms.
Compiles and prepares annual report for the USDOT Office of Pipeline Safety; compiles and prepares monthly reports; files daily paperwork.
Scans gas records into the Questys Scanning System.
Creates work orders for gas facilities; communicates with field crews, contractors, supervisors, and engineers.
Performs customer service duties; responds to and resolves customer complaints;  routes customer meter requests.
Dispatches crews for trouble calls.
Creates and maintains databases and spreadsheets for various recordkeeping purposes.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of the operation of the Geographic Information System.
Knowledge of state and federal Department of Transportation pipeline rules and regulations.
Knowledge of city personnel and payroll policies.
Skill in the use of general office equipment, including a computer, calculator, facsimile machine, and copier.
Skill in the operation of MicroSoft Office and AS 400.
Skill in using GPS equipment.
Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Gas Engineer assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city ordinances, policies, and procedures, relevant federal and state laws and regulations, NC One Call policies, Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations, NCDOT encroachment and construction policies, and supervisory instructions. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied technical and clerical duties.  The need to complete multiple tasks at the same time contributes to the complexity of the work
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical and clerical duties in support of the engineering functions of the division.  Success in this position ensures the efficiency of division operations.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, consultants, contractors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.  The employee occasionally lifts light objects, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office. 
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


JOB TITLE:  GIS TECHNICIAN – ENGINEERING
JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for preparing and maintaining geographic data concerning city infrastructure with the geographic information system (GIS).  An incumbent in this position may be designated as a Senior GIS Technician.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Analyses and extracts data from preliminary plans, construction plans, and digital files.
Maintains data layer infrastructure for Public Services, to include water mains, water services, sewer services, and wastewater services.
Provides information to the public and other city departments relating to construction and engineering projects, land and property maps, and records.
Produces reports and maps related to city infrastructure.
Determines and applies analytical procedures for spatial and non-spatial data.
Assists other departments with database creation and design.
Maintains tabular databases for approved and completed plans.
Assists field crews by producing infrastructure map books.
Researches property and ownership records.
Reduces, enlarges, and transfers drawings and maps.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of city and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of geographic information system principles and practices.
Knowledge of ESRI software.
Knowledge of city specifications and standards as related to engineering.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in interpreting engineering drawings.
Skill in the use of a computer.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Engineering Services Coordinator assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city construction specifications, codes and ordinances, and state and federal mapping standards.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied technical GIS duties.  Old and illegible plans and maps contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this assignment is to analyze and maintain geographic data in support of the engineering functions of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure that infrastructure data is accurate.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other local government officials, outside engineers, surveyors, architects, contractors, elected officials, utility personnel, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, or stooping.  Some lifting may be required in a field environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office.  Field data collection is needed periodically.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated. 
Associates Degree in related field with one to two years experience.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. (Senior GIS- three to four years experience.)
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. 
Rev. 7-07