Engineering/GIS Technician

Location: Dickinson, ND

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Highlands Engineering is seeking a full-time Engineering/GIS Technician to add to our growing team of professionals. We offer an excellent learning opportunity in a constantly evolving field of GIS as well as various aspect of civil engineering.


  • ‍Perform construction inspection for quality control and contract administration.
  • Perform drafting/design duties using AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • Create and modify GIS datasets and map layers; and work with geodatabases.
  • Prepare, update and distribute company’s electronic data while working cross platform between ArcGIS and AutoCAD.
  • Provide cartography/map making support to clients and office staff.
  • Conduct inspection, sampling, materials testing, surveying and field data collections responsibilities.
  • Assist senior engineers and project managers at the firm with ongoing projects.


  • Associate Degree in Land Surveying & Civil Engineering, Geography or any related field from an accredited institution. B.S. degree is a plus.
  • Knowledge of drafting software such as AutoCAD and/or Microstation required.
  • Knowledge of ESRI GIS software products, especially ArcGIS 10.1 or higher desktop and GIS datasets required.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS Online, Web GIS & Python programing language a plus.
  • Working knowledge of principles, practices, and methods related to GIS
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as well as positive and constructive attitude towards the task in hand.
  • 0-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record to operate company vehicles.

We welcome anyone with the willingness to learn and excel in a competitive and evolving field to consider this position.

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