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Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conductive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community.
The Mapping and Drawing Group within Facilities Services provides critical support to the department by providing accurate drawing, GIS and special data information. This position will oversee the operations of the unit and establish methods and processes for developing and maintaining a functional and accessible FIS database, drawing archives, and mapping data.
Manage the development and maintenance of base data to support mapping and spatial data needs of the Facilities Services including aerial maps, orthophotos, topographic data, digital terrain models, lidar data, 3D mesh models; analyze and develop data sets and create geodatabases to publish to AGOL.
Datasets include utility systems, hardscape features, landscape features, and other maintainable assets; provide spatial and location data to support FS CMMS systems; and maintain and distribute floorplan layouts(small scale drawings) with location IDs.
Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures internal to the group and with external customers.
Manages day to day operations including supervision and training of Mapping and Drawing Staff.
Assists in preparing and managing annual budget and monitoring of expenditures. Provides leadership and direction within the division organization.
Administers campus policies that directly affect subordinate employees and their assignments.
Participates in development and monitoring of policies and procedures for department or department operations and recommends changes to department policies and procedures.
Oversee dissemination and organization of drawing data/documents (CAD and PDF) to create printable maps to support operations, manage building and project drawing (as-built and record) archives, and provide drawing access for FS staff and campus partners.
Coordinate, organize, and prioritize work requests from various units, and assign and monitor work output of assigned staff
Interacts with peer managers within Facilities Services and across the organization.
Provides technical assistance in database planning, and in creating and improving digital GIS data, drawings, and map illustrations.
Leads project teams and provides resource estimates for projects. Interaction frequently requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of a technical information concerning specific projects and schedules.
Proficient in GIS database planning, design, and implementation.
Ensures that the GIS and other systems are efficient and up to date; evaluates and incorporates advances in technology and software to achieve this goal.
Ability to read and interpret graphs, charts, diagrams, air photos and maps and communication complex, technical data to a non-technical audience.
Experience with campus and system protocols and procedures for budget and account management.
Requires Critical Thinking, Persuasion/Negotiation, Mentoring, Leadership/Management, Problem Solving, Human Resources policies and procedures relating to management responsibilities, Verbal and Written Communication, Quantitative Abilities, Analytical, Strong Technical Database Systems skills.
Requires regular use of telephone, PC computer and Windows workstation/server; frequent use of GISequipment such as printers, GPS systems and plotters; and frequent use of GIS and CAD software, including object-oriented programming and SQL.
Knowledge and experience collecting topographic, infrastructure, and facilities features and assets.
Knowledge and understanding of Utility Mapping standards
Understanding of and experience organizing constructions drawings and documents.
Familiar with conventional surveying system and conventions.
Proficient in digitizing, plotting and drafting techniques and procedures, as well as data collection using GPS equipment.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others in a matrixed organization.
Ability to read and understand technical documents and manuals and ability to write such documents for use by others.
Working knowledge of networking concepts and implementations.
Proficient in administering and using the Windows operating system(s)
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Salary & Benefits
Annual salary rate will be commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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