GIS Specialist - Kimble Company
Job Opportunity at Kimble Companies

Posted on Aug 11    330-343-1226

Location: Dover, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139950

The Oil and Gas Division at Kimble Company is looking for a GIS Specialist to round out the team in our Dover, OH location.



• Prepare designs, drawings, and layouts working from engineering specifications using CAD methods  

• Work with CAD system creating, modifying, and releasing drawings and word drawings for use by various departments within the company

• Utilize ESRI/ArcGIS to digitize polygons representing land assets

• Design methodology to complete a project and produce a final product

• Develop design modifications to facilitate improvements, accommodating modifications to existing and new infrastructure.

• Evaluate engineering analysis for the coordination of the final map

• Follow established technical specifications to prepare drawings and perform design drafting

 GIS Software

•Utilize GIS techniques and software to provide a better understanding of certain variables in a given geographic location

•Collect, manage, create, and edit spatial data for incorporation into analyses, graphic displays, maps, and simulations

•Work with general land data to integrate with ESRI/ArcGIS

•Provide support mapping data and analysis upon request

•Create presentation-quality maps and plot using large format plotting equipment

•Translate hard copy or computer-generated data into GIS

•Create maps from source data, such as land records, mapped legal descriptions, etc.

•Conduct data gathering, conversion, analysis, manipulation, and processing of spatial data using computerized GIS

•Monitor mapping work and the updating of maps in order to ensure accuracy, the inclusion of new and/or changed information, and compliance with rules and regulations

•Communicate with Engineering and Oil and Gas Departments effectively to disseminate information

•Knowledge of mapping and GIS software applications including ESRI ArcGIS

•Knowledge of GPS technology, data collection, and integration with GIS software

Database Management

•Modify existing database through geoprocessing

•Validate and review data in geodatabase

Project Management

•Project management, ability to accept a project independently and in a team work environment

•Ability to adhere to departmental and company standards for data creation, management, and dissemination

•Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines

•Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

•Willingness to accept and follow directions


•Research resources such as survey maps and legal descriptions to verify property lines to obtain information needed for mapping 

•Read and use zoning maps, quarter-section maps, plat maps, land use maps, single line maps, and aerial maps

•Research and confirm system data to assure accuracy, making all necessary edits and updates as needed


•GIS principals and mapping programs including ESRI ArcGIS and GPS technology 

Prior work experience:

•Prior employment experience in the Oil and Gas industry

•Minimum of two years' experience with GIS/CAD or other computer mapping technology 


•Ability to analyze and communicate effectively, including but not limited to the ability to compose concise procedures, memos, and emails

•Must be able to read and write fluently in English

•Strong interpersonal skills


•Strong understanding of industry standard software including advanced computer skills (data entry/ability to learn and analyze new applications)

•Knowledge of GPS hardware and software and the integration of GPS data into GIS software

 Reasoning Ability

•Self-motivation—must demonstrate a high level of integrity and productivity

•Perform duties independently with general supervision

•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to strict timelines

•Demonstrate strong attention to detail and basic analytical skills


•Bachelor's degree in GIS, geography, planning, ecology, environmental science or related field, or demonstrated equivalent ability and/or experience

*1-2 years' experience with midstream oil and gas is preferred

•Minimum of 3+ years’ Cartographic experience, including experience using ArcGIS and mapping results of ecological and/or cultural resources field surveys

•Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and the principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models



Kimble Company offers a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability with a Health Savings account that grows using pre-tax money. We offer a 401k plan with company match, 10 days’ paid Vacation and Holidays after 90 days.

Kimble Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, age, military status or genetic information.

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