Limited Term GIS/CAD Specialist

Padre Dam Municipal Water District | Santee, CA

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Posted Date 10/12/2020

Salary: $57,636.80 - $100,776.00 Annually

The GIS/CAD Specialist processes and supports the maintenance and dissemination of data and applications in the District’s Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS).

Essential Duties

  1. Creates, updates, and generates graphic figures and maps utilizing the GIS and CAD systems.
  2. Assists with maintenance of GIS data utilizing the appropriate software in line with District standards.
  3. Interprets as-build drawings using coordinate geometry (COGO) to update CAD basemaps.
  4. Collaborates with various departments and end-users of all levels to determine data needs, provide problem solving and assistance, respond to inquiries, and produces customized GIS products.
  5. Creates and maintains web maps, web and mobile applications and integrates into system of record.
  6. Integrates data from diverse sources into GIS and CAD environments. 
  7. Performs data analysis that includes but is not limited to raster, statistical, geospatial (2D/3D), and non-spatial.
  8. Assists with the development of data quality and cartographic standards.
  9. Makes recommendations to the GIS Coordinator and the Information Systems Manager on GIS software acquisition and configurations.
  10. Maintains and creates technical documentation and training materials.  Trains and assists District staff in the use of GIS/CAD software.
  11. Utilizes various scripting tools within the GIS environment to customize and automate GIS processes and models.
  12. Utilizes relational database concepts and applies them in the GIS environment.
  13. Manipulates raster imagery (scanning, transforming and mapping). Able to scan using pre/post process techniques in order to georeferenced hard copy documents (maps, images, plats).
  14. Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) devices to collect field data and post-process the results to the GIS. 
  15. Continual education to Regularly stays abreast of new trends, skill sets, GIS functionalities, and applications through continuing education in the field of GIS.
  16. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as assigned.

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Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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