GIS Drafter

Canonsburg, PA 15317

Posted: 07/11/2019 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 18892
Opening with our client for a GIS Drafter with a focus on wireless fiber optics asset management.

Pay Rate: 21/hr

In this role, you are responsible for the implementation and quality of fiber asset data and you will monitor all proposed changes to fiber assets. 

Essential Job Functions 
  • Review fiber construction engineering drawings and maintenance/inspection data to identify changes to database models and maps. 
  • Enter and manipulate data in GIS applications which model telecommunications outside plant fiber optic systems as needed. 
  • Work closely with fiber engineers, field operations personnel and others to QC fiber data and ensure asset integrity, resolve data conflicts, register conduit and update GIS database 
  • Coordinate solutions in accordance with 811, fiber & utility policies, standards and procedures to maintain compliance and maximize asset yield. 
  • Research, analyze and respond to regulatory compliance, and audits with a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with utilities, external and internal customers. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or certification in GIS or equivalent work experience preferred 
  • At least 1 year experience editing, updating GIS data from engineering designs, CAD files, redlines and mark ups. 
  • Experience with GIS applications including, but are not limited: to MapInfo, ESRI suite, Coordinate Geometry (COGO) and Auto CAD. 
  • Experience with Sonet (DS0, DS1, DS3, OC3 to OC192), Ethernet (routers/higher-layer protocols), and Outside Plant (Fiber locating, OTDR, Fusion Splicing, etc.). 
  • Analytical thinking skills with strong attention to detail 
  • Customer service focused with solid communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

GIS Fiber Asset Management Specialist - 18892
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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