GIS / Geospatial Technician

TWM, one of the largest civil engineering firms in the St. Louis area, is currently taking applications for a GIS /Geospatial Technician position.  This is an entry level-position for individuals with backgrounds in geography, utility locating, and/or land surveying with 0-5 years of experience.

Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours / week, with the possibility of overtime

Location:  Based in the corporate office in Swansea, Illinois, approximately 15 miles east of St. Louis

Essential job functions:

  • Performance of a variety of geospatial-related functions including utility locating, assistance with land surveying functions, and GIS
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather and at times as a 1-person crew, with potential for occasional office work

Qualifications Desired: 

  • Team-oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with the following Trimble products is beneficial:
    • Robotic Total Stations
    • Trimble Access
    • GPS (GNSS) Receiver units
    • Spar utility locating equipment
  • High school diploma required. A college degree in Geography, Land Surveying or related field of study is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Some out-of-town work required

Benefits Summary:

Competitive salary and fringe benefits with exceptional bonus incentives. Starting salary is dependent upon personal knowledge, skill and ability. Regular salary reviews and non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Application instructions:

  • To apply, visit our How to Apply page and follow the instructions.
  • Use the application for CAD Design / Field Surveying Positions.
  • Indicate “Application – GIS / Geospatial Technician” in the subject of your email.
  • An unofficial transcript from your school’s online system is acceptable at this stage. Your transcript can be emailed or sent under separate cover if necessary.
  • If your software does not support this download, call (618) 624-4488 and ask that an application form be mailed to you. No other phone calls, please.
  • Apply early. Interviews will commence as soon as qualified candidates are identified.

TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil, Structural, and Railway Engineering, Surveying and other Geospatial services in the St. Louis metropolitan region and beyond.

TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

“Timely, accurate, cost-effective deliverables. High quality work. Good communication with client. Responsive to requests for services and information.”

Jeff Slocum, Utility Manager, American Water Military Services - Scott AFB

“TWM did a great job on West Clay Street.  Their plans were accurate and their estimating was spot-on.  TWM always does a great job on our projects.” 

Brad Temme, PE, Senior Project Manager of Design , City of St. Charles, MO - West Clay St. Reconstruction & ADA Improvements

“TWM provided construction observation services for [the Glen Carbon Road Resurfacing and Covered Bridge Replacement] projects.  TWM was responsible for all paperwork, quantities, and material certifications to meet State and/or Federal requirements.”

Jamie Bowden, Village Administrator , Glen Carbon, IL

Exceptional Service. Nothing Less.