Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Kentucky


Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleSTEPS Geospatial Systems TechnicianRequisition NumberTE04599Department Name3CF00:Facilities Shared ServicesWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$15.00 - $18.00Type of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired EducationRequired Related ExperienceRequired License/Registration/CertificationPhysical RequirementsLifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs., sitting for long periods of time

ShiftDays. 40 hours per week

Job SummaryFacilities Information Services supports a variety of customers in multiple departments throughout the entire campus including, Utilities and Energy Management, Telecommunications, Networking, and Capital Project Management. The Geospatial Systems Technician will serve in a variety of technical roles supporting the Utilities & Network GIS service area and Facilities Information Services as a whole. While serving in these roles the Systems Technician can rely on senior level support to complete the assigned tasks.

Tasks will span many different skills sets including but not limited to data collection, entry, processing, and report creation using the appropriate software for the task. Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office products or equivalent is preferred. Not all skills listed are required to apply but the ideal candidate will have an understanding of and/or interest in learning: Civil Engineering practices and standards; lean processes using the Toyota Production System concepts; technical training material creation using varied applications; scripting and automation; database querying and editing using enterprise spatial databases and GIS map production.

This position will have the opportunity to work 40 hours per week depending on departmental schedules and needs with overtime scheduled as-needed. The Systems Technician will need to maintain availability during pre-scheduled times to support the operations of the area, and will support all projects to meet department deadlines.

The Information Services team supports and encourages work life balance along with flexible work schedules.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply11/24/2019University Community of InclusionThe University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents

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- Resume
- Cover Letter

  • arcgis
  • autocad
  • gis
  • ms project
  • software