The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Research Engineering Scientist Assoc I - Geographic Information Specialist

Hiring department Enterprise Development
Monthly salary $2,631+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-11-09-01-4211
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location UTA/Austin
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Position is imbedded at the TCEQ-Austin

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To perform entry-level professional scientific research assignments related to the field of geography, geology, and geographic information system (GIS) technology. Responsible for evaluation, selection and application of standard engineering and/or scientific techniques used in routine research.

Essential Functions

Makes and records observations and measurements. Compiles data, sets up and operates apparatus or equipment, and analyzes samples. Conducts specified phases of research projects. Performs related duties as assigned. Collects and organizes information for various reports, and in particular utilizes GIS System technology. Reviews maps, graphs, or diagrams using geographic information software and related equipment. Reviews geographic data from various sources. Digitizes and maintains spatial databases of relevant information, document procedures, validates data for accuracy and completeness, completes approved metadata forms, and produces maps of the resulting information. Evaluates information and data from outside sources, determines the quality of the data, and converts data to assist users. Imports, creates, re-formats, and processes data to produce spatial distribution maps. Writes programs and develops user interfaces, menus, and macro-level commands to meet user needs. Develops geographic information systems that may link parcel maps or orthophotos with environmental data. The position may also provide some consulting services.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in the field of assignment, to include major course work in one of the following areas: Computer science, computer information systems, geography, geographic information system technology, management information systems, geology, physical science, environmental studies, or a related field. No experience required. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

None provided

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Criminal background check conducted.

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