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Business Documentation Specialist - I in New Orleans, LA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  940057

CAD/GIS Engineer

Work Location: Harahan, Louisiana 70123

***All interested and qualified candidates can please contact Schuyler Moose at

Focus Points:

  • Working knowledge/proficiency/experience with ArcGIS feature creation/query tools.
  • Capable of reading/interpreting fiber construction as-builds and fiber splicing cut sheets or schematics.
  • Experience with capturing features and attributes from documentation in GIS application.
  • Able to work independently within organizational practices and guidelines.
  • Experience with GIS data verification to confirm accuracy and adherence to validation rules.
  • Will be working with Engineers and records to capture fiber network inventory from paper/electronic records into our ArcGIS based database. Will also be performing data integrity analysis on records in GIS database.


  • Performs complex drafting duties and assignments of limited scope.
  • Follows standard organizational practices and guidelines.
  • Works independently and with team to solve problems
  • Prepares custom maps and diagrams from GIS data.
  • Meet with users to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications.
  • Conduct Research to locate and obtain existing databases.
  • Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data from staff and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
  • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including censuses, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.
  • Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
  • Design and update database, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations.
  • Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data.
  • Prepare metadata and other documentation.
  • Move, copy, delete, and add files, drawings, and maps to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer.
  • Provides GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis and services to all departments.
  • Research various websites for GIS data applicable to each project.
  • Convert electronic files to PDF and upload to File Management Database.


  • Requires High school degree and 4+years job-related experience or degree in related field. A combination of education and applicable work experience may be acceptable.
  • General Computer Skills - Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications (Outlook, Excell, Word, Visio) Google Earth and Adobe Pro.
  • Ability to read and interpret underground and aerial telecom facilities records on maps and fielding notes.
  • Experience with GIS based design platforms.

Nice to Haves:

  • Associates degree or Certificate in AutoCAD or Microstation.
  • ESRI Technical Certification.
  • Analytical Skills - The ability to solve problems using the GIS suite of tools.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and make sound decisions using information at hand.









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