South Central Arc User Group

Established 1990

Geospatial Services Analyst – Senior

Tarrant Regional Water District


Location: Fort Worth, TX
Type Of Employment: 
Full Time

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Position summary:

Under limited supervision, in alignment with the TRWD Geospatial Services department vision, utilize advanced GIS concepts and technology to contribute to TRWD’s Enterprise GIS, supporting all TRWD departments and functions including, but not to be limited to, engineering, operations, facility management, asset management, water transmission, planning, environmental, conservation, watershed modeling, terrain/image processing, as well as other business and customer functions.  Independently perform highly complex GIS projects and tasks that develop, enhance, and maintain TRWD’s Enterprise GIS. Perform database design and maintenance, application development, and apply advanced GIS concepts and principles to quickly solve multifaceted spatial problems.


Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Survey, Geomatics or related discipline or any combination equivalent of experience and education.
  • Must have four (4) years of progressive experience with Esri ArcGIS (Desktop, Enterprise, Applications), database management in SQL Server environment.
  • A Master’s degree in GIS or similar field with GIS-directed course work may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
  • Understand principles of GIS technology.  Strong understanding of an Enterprise GIS.
  • Strong critical thinking skills. The ability to quickly form your own opinion from a variety of different sources and provide results in the form of tangible deliverables.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and must be at a level to perform a high percentage of tasks independently.


Qualifications desired:

  • Certified Geographic Information System Professional (GISP).
  • Experience working with Latitude Geographics’ Geocortex products, Esri ArcGIS Online, or custom web application development.
  • Experience integrating GIS into multiple facets in an organization, such as integration with business functions (asset management, hydrology, surface modeling).
  • Demonstrated experience with linear referencing concepts.
  • Knowledge of programming languages.
  • Valid Texas driver license.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the administration of TRWD’s Enterprise GIS:
    • Administer, maintain, license, and upgrade the ArcGIS Platform.
    • Monitor server performance, troubleshoot performance and software issues.
    • Recommend hardware needs, assist in the procurement and integration of new software.
    • Ability to manage, maintain, and create web and mobile applications using either Latitude Geographics products, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, and Esri developer tools.
    • Identify database discrepancies and inconsistencies, recommend and implement database schema changes and design, implement and enforce database quality control and assurance.
    • Coordinate with the TRWD Information Systems department on Enterprise GIS technology.
  • As directed, serve as Geospatial Services project manager utilizing industry standard project management concepts and best practices; managing projects from inception to implementation.
  • Provide oversight of projects and tasks assigned to external consultants and Geospatial Services staff. Coordinates the delivery of GIS services and products to external consultants.
  • Utilizes ArcGIS software to visualize, manipulate, display, create, edit, query and analyze data stored in TRWD’s Enterprise GIS, and ensures GIS/GPS data is accurate, useable, and current.
  • Advance experience in maintaining and analyzing elevations models, performing advanced spatial analysis, and integrating and using linear reference concepts.
  • Capable of interpreting Engineering plans and related documents.
  • Responsible for fulfilling map and data requests from District staff.
  • Maintain proper user and system documentation.


Nonessential functions, skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of Trimble survey equipment and the implementation of that data into GIS.
  • Ability of automating GIS process tasks (ModelBuilder, and/or programming).
  • Understanding of state procurement laws. Ability to review contracts and write proposals.
  • Performs other duties as required.


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