GIS Specialist


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Direct Hire position – GIS Specialist / Chesapeake VA – (JOB-20504). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

Direct Hire

On-site | Chesapeake, VA

Techead has partnered with a municipal client to help them hire a GIS Specialist for a full-time position.  This exciting new role will be supporting a new implementation initiative.  

The ideal candidate will be a Telecom/GIS Specialist with exposure to ArcGIS Pro and an understanding of telecommunication assets including Outside Plant mapping (OSP).  You will use ESRI ArcGIS 10.9.x or ArcGIS Pro and a fiber management system to digitize, modify and attribute telecommunications system facilities from a wide variety of data sources.


  • Digitize and attribute telecommunications system facilities.
  • Review and interpret utility as-build drawings for accuracy and to identify current routes and splice points.
  • Keep data current using as-built drawings and field operation feedback
  • Quality control spatial locations and facilities attributes adhering to defined requirements.
  • Create processes and tools for mobile use of GIS for data collection and consumption.
  • Analyze GIS data sets and build ad-hoc reporting for leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree or experience plus education in GIS systems or a closely related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • ArcGIS 10.6.x or higher and ArcGIS Pro preferred.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications facility data preferred.
  • Experience mapping OSP construction, fiber constructions or utility construction (gas, water, electricity).
  • Familiar with MS Office products.
  • Strong communication, analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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