GIS Technician

Job Locations US-NC-Hendersonville
Job ID
Regular Full-Time

About Us:

We are a highly innovative surveying and engineering company with over 60 years of industry experience serving clients throughout the US and Caribbean.


At Pickett, we use the acronym S.O.L.V.E. to define our core values that include: Safety first, Outstanding service, Lasting relationships, Valued teamwork and Engaged culture.


“We solve the problems that matter” and we are always looking to add passionate, motivated, and qualified individuals to our rapidly expanding team.

About The Role:

This position is responsible for interacting with engineers and surveyors in order to create GIS data and drawings from inception to completion with minimal supervision and direction.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Researching information including survey data, aerial photographs, LIDAR data, environmental data, transportation information, and utility data
  • Work with utility engineers and surveyors in order to update GIS databases, maps, and other important figures
  • Create maps of utility networks using GIS software to tell a story that can be universally interpreted
  • Responsible for converting data in and out of a GIS database
  • Create and update metadata along with documenting GIS procedures
  • Will use GIS knowledge in order to assist in coming up with creative solutions to ongoing projects
  • Help in maintaining Pickett’s map portal and server
  • Utilize ESRI ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, ESRI Map portal, Civil3D, Google Earth along with other industry related software as needed to complete projects

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in GIS or other related industry (required)
  • 1-2 years of experience (preferred) 
  • Proficiency in ESRI software (ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro) (preferred)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Software
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or Civil 3D
  • Experience with maintaining and editing GIS databases
  • Proficiency in handling multiple tasks daily and weekly
  • Knowledge of GPS equipment
  • Strong desire to advance your knowledge and keep up to date with upgrades in technology
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and always obey safety regulations 
  • Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing
  • Skilled at working with minimal supervision and in a team environment
  • Ability to work overtime as required and/or travel for out of town assignments

So...Why Join Us?

You will have the opportunity to learn, grow and directly contribute to our business. You will also have a very visible and tangible impact by solving real world problems.

You will contribute significantly to the growth and development of our company while also continuing to be challenged and inspired along the way!

We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive health insurance & benefits, retirement planning support, PTO and more.


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