GIS Technician - Oakland, CA

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 6:29 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
Job Title*: GIS Technician
Job Description: Orion Renewable Energy Group is seeking a full time, entry-level, GIS Technician to assist the geo-spatial development of an actively expanding solar and wind renewable energy portfolio across the United States.

Job Description:
- Create lease exhibit maps for solar and wind projects.
- Assist in the acquisition, maintenance, and creation of cadastral and infrastructure datasets.
- Assist the GIS Manager in daily GIS tasks.
- Work directly with the real estate team and project developers for GIS support.
- The GIS Technician will report to the GIS Manager.

Technical Requirements:
- Well versed in ESRI’s ArcGIS 10x Desktop.
- Experience with ESRI’s Spatial Analyst extension.
- Experience with the Editor toolbar.
- Experience with Google Earth and KMZ/KML datasets.
- Ability to edit shapefiles, geodatabases, rasters, and tabular information.
- Working knowledge of coordinate and projection systems.
- An eye for cartographic design.
- Attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in geography, GIS, or related geo-spatial field. An undergraduate degree can be substituted for a fundamental understanding of GIS principles through relevant coursework or GISP certification.

Orion is seeking a local candidate to work in the Oakland office. The company is located several blocks from the 19th Street BART Station. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa. Compensation to be based on skills and experience.

The GIS Technician will have direct interactions with the all members of the Orion team. Your GIS skills will be cultivated to support project development, real estate transactions, environmental assessments, and electrical infrastructure. If you are looking to start your GIS career with a leader in the renewable energy sector, Orion would like to hear from you.
Organization*: Orion Renewable Energy Group, LLC
Address*: 155 Grand Ave.
Ste. 706
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
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