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Technical Manager
Ref No.: 16-01610
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Client: Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
Location: Atlanta,GA
Duration: 7+ Months
Submission Deadline:11/16/2016

Job Description:
Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is required by Federal law to maintain a statewide set of public road data attributes and geospatially enabled public roadway network or base map. These data sets also support all tabular and geospatial databases within GDOT. The Department also receives public road centerline mileage updates from local governments to support Local Maintenance Improvement Grants for local roads.
The The Technical Manager (Local Government Coordinator) will act as the lead point of contact and GIS manager for the Local Government Coordination effort between the Georgia Department of Transportation's Office of Transportation Data, University of Georgia's Information Technology Outreach Services and approximately 700 local governments within the State of Georgia.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the program that acquires and maintains the local road characteristics data and if available, spatial road centerlines from the local governments and integrating that data with GDOT's Road Characteristics database and GIS Statewide road network.  The successful candidate will bring strong GIS knowledge coupled with excellent communication skills. He or she must be able use GIS products to convey concepts to all levels of individuals who are either GIS experts or have never used a computer. The selected candidate will need strong Project Management skills to manage a diverse team located all over the state. Travel within the state and possible overnight trips may be required.

Experience and qualifications:
 A Bachelor Degree in GIS, Geography, Information Systems or a closely related field.
 A minimum of 4 years' experience in managing geospatial projects and coordination efforts
 Strong Project Management experience
 Program Development experience
 Ability to explain complex concepts to a non-technical audience
 Excellent verbal and written Communication Skills
 Thorough knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS suite of products version 10.x
 Firm understanding of relational databases and experience with their design
Knowledge of Linear Referencing Systems and Dynamic Segmentation
Experience in coordinating with or working in County/City level government
Self-motivated with demonstrated work experience in delivering results
Ability to work effectively with a diverse team of varying technical skill levels

  Type   Qualification   Description   Competency   Experience   Required    
  Skills   Communication skills both verbal and written       Advanced   4-5 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Data Analysis       Advanced   4-5 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Data Modeling       Proficient   2-3 yrs   No  
  Skills   Esri Roads and Highways       Novice   <6 mths   No  
  Skills   Microsoft Access       Novice   1-2 yrs   No  
  Skills   MicrosoftOffice       Proficient   2-3 yrs   No  
  Skills   Presentation skills       Advanced   3-4 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Project management       Proficient   2-3 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   SQL       Proficient   2-3 yrs   No  
  Skills   Staff supervisory       Proficient   2-3 yrs   Yes  
  Skills   Team work       Advanced   4-5 yrs   No