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Job ID: 49287

GIS Technician
Are you looking for a career in GIS? Come join one of the largest full-service geospatial solutions providers in North America! Our client is looking to hire entry level GIS Technicians in Portland, OR. You will work to aid in the processing and classification of remote sensing data and general production and QA/QC efforts across multiple disciplines within the company. You will need to produce accurate and precise data in a consistent and timely manner and will need to have a strong interest and aptitude for working with remotely sensed data across GIS and CADD platforms. 

Supports the efforts of Analysts and Team Leaders in QA/QC.
Visually identifies blemishes or anomalies in data and takes appropriate action.
Manipulates and classifies data with great attention to detail and efficiency.
Meets reasonable deadlines.
Maintains precision and accuracy in high volume workflows.
Maintains composure with increased workload.
Takes direction from colleagues and management.
Keep processing and production sheets updated and accurate.
All other reasonable duties as assigned.

GIS Certification, Associates degree or Bachelors in progress is required.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Google Drive.
Good communication skills & professionalism.
Aptitude for learning multiple geospatial software programs and technical disciplines.
Can maintain productivity while performing repetitive tasks.
Strong organizational skills.
Shows flexibility when being tasked.
Ability to learn from mistakes and take constructive criticism.
Ability to work well within a team environment.
Shows an interest in remote sensing and geodetics.
Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress.
Strong writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications 
Knowledge and skills: ESRI, CADD or vector-based software.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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