GIS Specialist/Coordinator

Location: Bismarck Detroit Lakes Dickinson Fargo St. Cloud
Engineering Services Group: Civil Municipal Transportation Water
Employment Type: Full Time - Hourly

Position Description: Apex Engineering Group has an opening for a GIS (Geographic Information System) Specialist/Coordinator. This position can be based in any of our Apex offices. Primary responsibilities include providing expertise and services on a wide variety of GIS-related projects for both internal and external clients. This position will primarily be responsible for data analysis, advanced map development, configuration of web-based GIS solutions, and developing automation in the ArcGIS environment. This position will also provide guidance and recommendations to senior management on the full development and build out of a GIS service division within the company. Apex leverages the latest GIS software technology and methods for delivering cutting edge results.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geography, Computer Science, or GIS-related field from an accredited college or university.
  • 7-10 years’ of progressively responsible experience in developing, integrating, implementing, and maintaining GIS technologies and applications.
  • Extensive experience with ESRI software, especially ArcGIS Pro v2.x.
  • Experience in developing automation within the ArcGIS environment using scripting languages such as Python.
  • Experience in developing 3D GIS Visualizations.
  • Experience configuring and managing ArcGIS Online/Enterprise Maps and Apps.
  • Experience with high-accuracy GPS data collection.
  • Knowledge of GIS as it relates to land development, local government, public works, planning, municipal engineering, water resources, environmental permitting, transportation and transportation planning.
  • Ability to work within a team atmosphere.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. Regional travel may be required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to operate a computer under normal ergonomic office conditions.
  • Must work scheduled hours in the office or onsite for projects.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements described here are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Typical Tasks and Duties:
  • Prepare advanced detailed maps, data analysis and GIS automation using GIS software, with operational knowledge of CAD software including Civil 3D and MicroStation.
  • Communicate, promote, and lead geospatial solutions amongst the different service sectors within Apex.
  • Remote-pilot Unmanned Aerial systems (UAS).
  • Other duties as assigned.


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