Remote Sensing Mapping Specialist

Position Announcement – Remote Sensing Mapping Specialist
Company​: RedCastle Resources, Inc.
Title​: Remote Sensing Mapping Specialist
Location​: Salt Lake City, UT
Application Deadline​: Open until filled
Position Starts: ​As soon as feasible

Position Description: ​The Remote Sensing Mapping Specialist will work individually and as part of a team conducting
mapping projects using high and moderate resolution imagery primarily in the western US. The individual will assist in
developing and implementing image processing and GIS modeling techniques for developing terrestrial ecological units
and landscape-level vegetation applications. The mapping process consists of integrating information from vegetation,
soils, geology, terrain, and climate to develop and attribute terrestrial ecological units. Primary responsibilities include
using existing geospatial and nonspatial data for developing mapping concepts and applying concepts across large
landscapes of 2-10 million acres. This requires using multispectral imagery, automated pixel and object-orientated
image classification techniques, spatial modeling, statistical analysis, and data mining tools. The successful candidate
will have the opportunity to work on projects ranging from base-to-broad-scale projects. Occasional field work or travel
is required.

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Senior GIS Analyst – Utah Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Job Description
Are you a skilled GIS Analyst looking for an exciting career working with Forestry and Wildland Fire in the Great State of Utah?  The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL) in the Utah Department of Natural Resources, is looking for someone like you to fill their Senior GIS Analyst position to support the Forestry and Wildland Fire programs. This is an exciting position working with a great team that offers a flexible schedule, telecommuting opportunities, and occasional travel through Utah.

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Byers Engineering – Multiple Positions


About Us: Headquartered in Atlanta, Byers has over One Thousand employees combined in its two lines of operations — Engineering Services and Spatial Age®Solutions. The Engineering Services group provides outside and inside plant design, planning, project management, inspection, and right-of-way acquisition services (both wireline and wireless) for RBOCs, ILECs, CLECs, IXCs, utilities, cable television companies, and commercial organizations throughout the United States. The Spatial Age®Solutions group focuses on the development of leading-edge AM/FM/GIS software, data conversion, mapping and records services, consulting, and implementation.

Mission: Providing high-quality technical services and software solutions to the communications, utility, and government industries.

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Facilities Management Project Manager at Dixie State University

Facilities Management Project Manager (GIS/CAD)

Salary: $45,000.00 – $50,000.00 Annually
Location: St. George, UT
Job Type: Full Time Staff
School: Administrative Affairs

Closing: 7/16/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction, performs specialized technical work in the operation and maintenance of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), CAD drafting, GIS data entry, graphic editing, geographic data analysis, space inventory and document management and production of a wide variety of maps an schematic reports and other GIS related responsibilities as assigned.  Provides assistance in project planning and management.


  • Create, maintain and update campus AutoCAD drawings, facility maps, systems maps and records including blueprints, program guides and design documents, operations and maintenance manuals, GIS and CAD files for the Facilities Management department. Perform data queries and analyses as needed.  Recommend appropriate reactionary strategies in response to GIS analysis.
  • Create and maintain building floor plans in GIS and CAD. Identify and map all University utilities, easements, and property boundaries. Assign attributes to items or areas that need specific identification.
  • Record and be responsible for specific data collection using GPS units and integrating the data into GIS and CAD drawings. Be responsible for the day-to-day hardware and software support, training and development as it relates to GIS and CAD services.
  • Consistently track and file all campus drawings and project drawings, specifications, O&M manuals, and soils and testing reports, from initial design to as-built record drawings. May create databases and application programs and manage projects.
  • Analyze architectural and engineering documents provided by outside consultants to ensure that documents accurately record field conditions and are dimensionally accurate.
  • Assist with updating recording/filing, and submitting the Space Inventory document to the State of Utah. Work with private, local, state, and federal agencies as necessary.
  • Create maps and datasets including hard copy print, and electronic deliverables for distribution. Assist in the design, development, collection, maintenance, analysis, presentation, delivery and archiving of space data for various projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field, with emphasis in GIS and/or CAD, required
  • Three years related experience required; experience working in or with higher education preferred
  • Working knowledge of ERSI GIS products with proficiency in AutoCAD and the ability to commingle and transfer compatible data in ARCGIS, GPS, and CAD
  • Ability to use survey grade GPS units; must be able to operate and maintain all types of job-related equipment
  • Good computer and general office skills relating to Microsoft Office Suite, Google Platform, etc.
  • Spatial aptitude is required with the ability to easily visualize and sketch a floor plan during a walk-through of a building
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal; ability to work with Facilities Management staff regarding critical information, safety issues, work requests, problems, upcoming needs, and tasks within one’s job scope that impact other personnel within the unit
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations
  • Basic understanding of building construction and architecture is preferred



City of Draper, Utah Part-time GIS Technician

Salary: $15.70 Hourly – 20 Hours Per Week
Location: Draper City, UT
Job Type: Part Time
Agency: Draper City, Utah
Closing date and time: Open until filled

Job Description
The GIS Technician works under the supervision of the GIS Manager. This position performs technical GIS functions including but not limited to, editing and maintaining data layers, generating maps, data collection, and performing data analyses.

Job Responsibilities
The GIS Technician will:

  • Edits and maintains existing datasets in SDE
  • Produces maps for internal and external customers
  • Collects data using Trimble mapping grade GPS unit
  • Assists with addressing and geocoding
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The model candidate for this position is someone who:

  • Understands relational database design concepts and schema
  • Proficient in cartography and map design, including coordinate systems, projections, and map scales
  • Consistent capacity to pay attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to research and solve problems with a systematic and analytic approach
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.

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Utah Department of Natural Resources: Senior GIS Analyst/Audio Visual Media Specialist

Salary: $19.42 – $33.41 Hourly
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Job Type: Full Time
Agency: 560 Department of Natural Resources
Job Number: 11968
Closing date and time: 5/29/2017 at 11:59 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)

Job Description
Do you enjoy the challenge of creating complex GIS projects and databases and have some experience with audio visual equipment?  If so, the Division of Oil, Gas & Mining has the job for you! We are recruiting for a Senior GIS Analyst/Audio Visual Media Specialist to complete GIS projects and operate scanning/imaging and/or photographic, audio-visual or related equipment for the division.

Principal Duties
The Senior GIS Analyst/Audio Visual Media Specialist will:

  • use ESRI solutions to create, analyze, manage, integrate and share various spatial information and help non-GIS staff to use GIS applications
  • provide ad-hoc mapping, data and services for division business units
  • set up and operate audio/visual equipment and lighting controls for film and video productions
  • execute a process for discovering, framing, implementing and documenting the impact of effective information products
  • travel statewide to locate locations for GIS purposes and film productions
  • edit film and video productions

The Ideal Candidate
The model candidate for this position is someone who:

  • has an understanding of ESRI technology solutions and GIS best practices
  • has the ability to create, complete and maintain high level or complex GIS projects and supporting databases
  • has the ability and knowledge to operate scanning/imaging and/or photographic, audio-visual or related equipment
  • has the ability and knowledge to use sound recording equipment and videography equipment


West Jordan: GIS Intern

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Opening Date:  April 13, 2017                                        Closing Date:  Open until filled.

Hourly Rate:  $10.50                                                       Status:  Part-time


Under general supervision, work with and assist City GIS staff to develop, maintain, and update various coverages and database layers of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) as directed by the GIS Administrator.


Knowledge of:  Experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox, ArcGIS Online).  The GIS department has a need for a motivated individual to help with developing and implementing the latest in GIS technologies.

Skill to: Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and operate a motor vehicle safely.  Have basic skills using spreadsheet and word processor software.

Ability to: Develop GIS data, including principles of data collection, including GPS, digital cartography, GIS , relational databases.  Use aerial photography in GIS applications and create interactive web based maps.

Utah County: Mapping Specialist – Surveyor

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Analyzes the accuracy of public land monumentation field data and uses computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to update survey monument tie sheets, township resurvey plats, and elevation plats. Assists the County Surveyor with other office related functions. May assist with the surveying of County real property and the maintenance and perpetuation of public land survey monumentation.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Maintain survey monument tie sheets including the horizontal and vertical data shown thereon.

2. Assist the Deputy County Surveyor in the creation of Record of Survey plats.

3. Assist in compiling, tracking and analyzing survey documentation pedigree information.

4. Perform advanced calculations for all aspects of work including closing and adjusting traverses and calculating complex GPS positioning information.

5. Use a variety of field equipment including levels, total stations, and GPS equipment.

6. Use appropriate software to create survey drawings for a variety of uses.

7. Assist field crews.

8. Use coordinate geometry and other methods to perform analysis of survey data related to the public land monumentation network to ensure its completeness and accuracy.

9. Assist the County Surveyor in final local entity plat review.

Required Education and Experience

1. Associate degree related to land surveying, GIS, cartography, drafting, or engineering and four years of related work experience.

2. Other combinations of work experience and education that may also be considered: a. related bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience b. six years of related experience


OPENING DATE:  April 11, 2017                      Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
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