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  • GIS Specialist
    Stanley Consultants    Phoenix, AZ 85016-3905
     Posted 2 days    


    Stanley Consultants is looking to hire a GIS Specialist to be based on site with our U.S. Army Corps of Engineers client at the South Pacific Border District Office in Phoenix, AZ. This position will perform project reviews, prepare contract modifications, and compare A/E submissions with existing authorized Scope of Work. Work will primarily be on projects for the Federal government. Design criteria, codes and standards will include USACE and Department of Homeland Security Customs & Border Protection directives. Travel will be required in association with projects to perform site visits, design review conferences, and construction phase inspections.

    Job responsibilities:

    Job responsibilities include the following:

    * Utilizing ESRI ArcGIS Pro 2.5.0 and running the program effectively
    * Assisting customers in using spatial and statistical methods to analyze attributes and geographic information to develop new GIS data layers; create and/or update GIS data to develop, populate, and maintain the GIS
    * Participating in database development and management, and in-house assistance in using layers of geographic data to produce spatial analysis and derivative maps to promote effective and economical management of USACE resources
    * Utilizing and maintaining Geographic Information System and data, providing this service to engineers, project managers, executive personnel, and for non-standard projects
    * Executing daily functions required for efficient operation of multiple hardware, software, and databases.
    * Attending a wide variety of PDT meetings, such as; preliminary planning, design kick-off, on-going progress meetings, and design reviews.
    * Making recommendations to the Government to assist in resolving complex technical issues with economical solutions.
    * Making recommendations and preparing preliminary and detailed project schedules and status reports.
    * Providing recommendations to the government on unusual or controversial problems.
    * Making recommendations, preparing presentations, and developing models (to the Government) and capable of analyzing the results.

    Skills, education and experience:

    * Bachelor’s Degree in global information systems, geography, computer science, or related field from an ABET accredited university or institution.
    * Master’s degree preferred but not required.

    * Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Geospatial analysis required.

    * Experience working with recent versions of ESRI ArcGIS suite of applications.
    * Working knowledge of C++, Visual Basic Script, and Python.

    * Experience with Uniform Building Code (UBC), Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) and Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (UFGS) is desired.
    * Experience with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) codes, standards, standard designs, and criteria is desired.
    * Proficiency in utilizing various computer software packages and automated engineering and design equipment preferred.

    * Working knowledge of USACE ERDC/ITL TR-12-6 A/E/C CAD Standards.
    * Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D software and tools for the development of site civil grading, corridor models, sections/section views, and general civil paving and grading designs.
    * Microstation/ Open Roads skills are not required but are a plus.
    * Ability to work in multi-office, multi-discipline team environment.

    Registration / certification:

    * PE registration/license in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and/or California, or ability to obtain is highly desired.

    Other requirements:

    * Must be a U.S. citizen
    * Must not have any outstanding criminal warrants or felony convictions.
    * Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
    * Must be available and willing to work flexible hours and occasional overtime.
    * Must have good vision and be in good physical/health condition.
    * Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license.

    A Great Place to Work: Become a MemberOnce you are hired at Stanley Consultants, you become a member of our member-owned company. Our Core Values speak to the capabilities, initiative, integrity, creativity, and commitment that make you, as a member, our most important asset. As a member, you have the opportunity to chart your own career path and play a role in shaping our mutual future.



    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Technical Support Specialist
    U.S. Xpress, Inc.    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 4 days    

    Date Posted:08 / 06 / 2020

    Requisition Number:13442


    Shift:Weekday - Days

    Shift Details:

    Full/Part Time Status:Full Time


    Technical Support Specialist


    Get Loads. Service Loads. Be Relentless. Armed with a team of dedicated people and powerful technology, we are revolutionizing the transportation industry by providing custom and innovative solutions to our customers that cannot be found anywhere else. As one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, we’re fueled by our commitment to excellence and upholding the promises we make to both our customers and our people. When we focus our varied talents on ensuring your freight moves as efficiently and safely as possible, that’s service you can count on. That’s the POWER OF U.S.

    We are in search of goal-oriented, driven, innovative thinkers to join our relentless team. As part of our Information Technology team, you will make an impact by enhancing our digital transportation solutions that allow us to support our evolving business. Interested in automation, applications, and cutting-edge technologies? Move forward with U.S.

    What’s in it for me:

    Right Role. Right Tools. Right People. U.S. Xpress invests in our talent starting on day one. You will be provided with personal and professional development opportunities that compliment your interests and encourage you to build a career you’re passionate about. Whether it is employee stock options, profit-sharing, 401K, professional development, or our competitive pay, we help prepare you for the future. Be part of an organization that values out-of-the-box thinking and rewards employees for going above and beyond. Curious about the other benefits of working with us? Check out our perks below!

    What’s in it for me:

    Right Role. Right Tools. Right People. U.S. Xpress invests in our talent starting on day one. You will be provided with personal and professional development opportunities that compliment your interests and encourage you to build a career you’re passionate about. Whether it is employee stock options, profit-sharing, 401K, professional development, or our competitive pay, we help prepare you for the future. Be part of an organization that values out-of-the-box thinking and rewards employees for going above and beyond. Curious about the other benefits of working with us? Check out our perks below!


    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Serve customers with the highest level of attention to issues

    • Maintain records of customer issues resolved through Zendesk

    • Work with back end database for technical solutions

    • Analyze bugs and issues within the system to offer the correct solution

    • Understand the transportation industry and understand fully Hours of Service

    • Understand the difference between technical issues and hours of service issues to offer correct


    • Help develop new solutions to new issues arising from the system

    • Work through customer issues through phone, email or video-call depending on the situation

    • Communication with Product and Engineering team to report critical bugs and enhancements

    • Regularly perform smoke tests to detect regressions in our software

    • Test new Carrier-Facing features

    • Report bugs found during testing in Jira

    • Fulfill new ELD orders



    + High school diploma or equivalent required.


    + Passion for learning new processes and skills

    + Aptitude to independently learn and work with new technologies.

    + Strong communication skills.

    + Ability to work with different operating systems (iOS, Android, Windows)

    + Experience working with customers

    + On call availability on weekends

    + Availability to be on call for weekly graveyard shift

    + Experience or willing to learn and adapt: Firebase, MySQL Workbench, Postman, Excel, Zendesk, MDI


    + Basic computer skills

    Preferred Experience

    + Minimum of 1 years in customer service.

    + Bilingual (Spanish/English)

    + Experience in the transportation industry a plus.

    + Knowledge of Hours of Service

    + Previous experience with database


    + Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.

    + Good written and oral communication skills.

    + Good interpersonal skills.

    + Good judgment and problem solving skills.

    Work Environment:This job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines, and filing cabinets.

    Physical Requirements:While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must also be able to operate normal office equipment such as a computer, printer/scanner, telephone, etc.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Technical Support Specialist
    AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah    A3 Smart Home, AZ
     Posted 5 days    

    We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

    AAA recently acquired SAFE Security, the 11th largest smart home security company in the United States, with the vision to become the most trusted brand in this industry. With your help, we aspire to provide the same peace of mind at home as we have provided on the roads for the last 100 years.


    We are looking for a creative problem solver to join our amazing AAA Smart Home team. As a Tech Support Specialist on our Tech Support team, you will troubleshoot equipment and service issues. This position will conduct basic alarm panel, camera, and z-wave device troubleshooting with customers over the phone regarding their security systems. You will also be the eyes and ears for our team to learn how we can continuously improve our products and services for our customers.


    + Great Pay

    + Training - You’ll attend a thorough, comprehensive 2 week training program

    + Career Growth - We offer a leadership development program

    + Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, wellness program and more!

    + 401k Matching

    + Paid Time Off – Ten hours per month, nine holidays annually

    + Collaborative Environment – AAA Smart Home will value your contribution to providing exceptional service to our members


    + Remote troubleshooting and programming

    + Ability to research, respond, and resolve customer technical issues

    + Contacts customers (inbound and outbound) regarding troubleshooting issues/requests

    + Uses online resources, websites, computer and web based downloading programs

    + Tests with customer, verify codes signals are received and working properly

    + Perform remote downloading duties

    + Quality Control installations and account setups

    + Collaborate with Tech Support and Field personnel

    + Document actions taken in service tickets in Sedona, and enter proper resolution code when closing service tickets

    + Update internal systems (e.g., Salesforce, Sedona and Stages) where data changes are required

    + Work in a coordinated team environment with Tech Support and Service Dispatch, as well as field technicians


    + Demonstrate effective and accurate verbal and written communication with customers, technicians, department personnel and other Team Members

    + Ability to interact with customers and field technical staff via phone, email and chat

    + Accepts assignments with an open, cooperative, positive team oriented attitude

    + Demonstrates the ability to multi task

    + Basic working knowledge of Word and Excel


    + High School Diploma; or equivalent combination of education and experience

    + Six months or more of technical support or helpdesk experience

    + Call center or customer facing experience

    + Bilingual (preferred)

    + Exercise independent judgment, resourcefulness, and effective problem solving techniques

    + Minimum 30 WPM typing skills

    + Strong communication skills


    Innovation. It’s what motivates and drives our 4,200 Team Members as the key to enhance Member value, employee satisfaction, and our future success. We have a 117-year history of service, creating Members for life. We generate $4 Billion in annual sales and serve nearly 6 million Members across 7 states. A3 is our Innovation Lab, where we have launched GIG Car Share, GoMentum Station, AAA CarConnect, AAA House Manager, and the first Autonomous Shuttle. If innovation and purpose are what you’re looking for, journey forward with us.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Technical Support Specialist II
    Grand Canyon Education    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 18 days    

    Technical Support Specialist II

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    Job Description

    Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is an educational service company that provides an array of support services in the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still supports and works closely with GCU. GCE designs and develops educational programs for GCU and other traditional campus institutions, as well as online partner institutions at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

    Grand Canyon Education is seeking a Level-Two Technical Support Specialist. This position provides telephone, e-mail, live chat and social media support to GCU faculty as well as handling escalated customer situations. This role must possess solid understanding of advanced troubleshooting skills, problem identification and analysis, ability to eliminate variables and develop effective problem resolution. Team members are required to achieve performance targets as outlined in the department’s operating guidelines.


    + Specializes in Faculty Technical Support Calls, chats, emails, and social media.

    + Assists Faculty with basic and advanced troubleshooting, ongoing issues, and provides guidance on classroom technology setup.

    + Handles escalated and overflow calls for the department.

    + Handles escalated issues and conducts advanced troubleshooting to effectively resolve problems; while at the same time handling initial calls as work volume demands.

    + Handles escalated issues related to browser troubleshooting in relation to supported applications.

    + Follows through and communicates with the user while working the problem to ensure successful and timely completion of the problem.

    + Works with team members and other GCU departments on behalf of the customer to resolve issues;

    + Evaluates case documentation and call monitoring according to standards of quality assurance; provides detailed case notes according to quality and procedural standards.

    + Consistently meets minimum Quality Assurance expectations.

    + Consistently meets first contact resolution metrics.

    + Provides walk in support, answers calls, web issues, and live chats and provides problem resolution for training for University Supported Applications.

    + Actively participates and supports process improvement initiatives and goals.

    + Ability to work alternate shift hours as assigned and needed.

    + Prepares required documentation related to customer requests and resolution.


    + Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    + A minimum of two years’ work experience in a call center/help desk environment.

    + An equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be substituted upon supervisor’s approval.

    + Must have a customer-focus, service orientation and professional and courteous manner.

    + Strong verbal and written communications skills with a customer-service focus and the ability to remain productive, professional, and positive under all circumstances.

    + Significant knowledge and experience with a variety of business office applications and Internet utility software.

    + Proven coaching/mentoring skills and leadership abilities.

    + Excellent work ethic.

    + Adaptable and able to thrive in a fast-past, demanding environment.

    + Available to work flexible hours. Shifts vary from 6:00 am to 12:30 am, seven days per week, including most holidays.

    + Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

    At Grand Canyon Education, it is our privilege to serve students and those who support academic advancement. We lead educational transformation by developing superior ways to help schools grow and prosper. We provide transparent programs, intuitive online learning technologies and well-established academic models that promote student success and institutional growth.

    Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

    For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

    All staff candidates will be asked to review GCE’s staff expectations as part of the application process.

    Our partner in education, Grand Canyon University, is Arizona’s premier private Christian university. GCU serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally.

    Posted 28 Days Ago

    Full time


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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Job: GIS Technician, GeoSearch, Inc., Phoenix, AZ
    GeoSearch, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 19 days    

    Job: GIS Technician, GeoSearch, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

    General Information

    Job title:

    GIS Technician

    Job location:

    Phoenix, AZ 85001 United States

    Requisition code:


    Date posted:



    Job category:

    Geospatial Entry Level Technician

    Geospatial Mid Level Specialist

    Job type:



    Job Description

    We are seeking a talented GIS / Geomatics Technician in Phoenix, AZ. This is a 6 month temporary position with a possible opportunity to extend an additional 6 months.

    Job Description

    • Takes direction to perform GIS data gathering, digitizing, conversion, and analysis
    • Applies cartographic standards to prepare maps and exhibits using GIS datasets
    • Provides support to senior GIS staff
    • This position requires limited travel. It is anticipated that there will be a minimum of 3 travel events within Arizona, California, and New Mexico.

    Job Requirements

    Required Experience• 2-4 years of experience working with ESRI 10.x software applications and extensions• Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required Access preferred• EDUCATION:o Bachelor’s degree OR Associates or GIS Certificate is preferredo High school diploma is requiredRequired Skills• Knowledge of shapefiles, geodatabases, and geospatial standards (SDSFIE)• Knowledge of data projections and how to manipulate• Demonstrated understanding of basic GIS concepts and methodologies such as drawing scale, spatial databases, spatial projections and coordinate systems, text and annotation placement, layer control, etc.• Demonstrated understanding of cartographic methods• Attention to detail, organized, customer focused• Able to work in a team and multitask• Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines when necessary• Ability to track and report project progress for timesheet and budget reporting• Working knowledge of ArcGIS Pro a plus• Working knowledge of ArcGIS Online and Web Mapping services a plus• Some field work will be required, accompany project teams to study areas and collect GPS data/locations

    (Job number: 3935140)

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Job: Lead GIS Analyst, GeoSearch, Inc., Phoenix, AZ
    GeoSearch, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 19 days    

    Job: Lead GIS Analyst, GeoSearch, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

    General Information

    Job title:

    Lead GIS Analyst

    Job location:

    Phoenix, AZ 85001 United States

    Requisition code:


    Date posted:



    Job category:

    Geospatial Mid Level Specialist

    Job type:



    Job Description

    We are looking for a GIS or Geomatics Lead Analyst with a minimum of 5 years of experience to work in Phoenix, AZ. This is a temporary 6 month position with a possible opportunity to extend an additional 6 months. You will act as a technical expert and perform GIS tasks including creating and managing spatial features, developing databases, data conversion, and spatial analysis. A background in ArcGIS including geodatabases and SDSFIE geospatial standards is required.

    Job Requirements

    Required ExperienceMinimum of five (5+) years’ experience working with ESRI 10.x software applications and extensionsMicrosoft Excel and PowerPoint required Access preferredEDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree OR Associates is requiredGIS Certificate is preferredGISP a plusProficient in analytical functions, geoprocessing functions, and modeling.Proven skills of ArcGIS Desktop products, including spatial, network, & analyst extensions.Expert knowledge of shapefiles, geodatabases, and geospatial standards (SDSFIE)Local candidates preferredRequired SkillsKnowledge of shapefiles, geodatabases, SDE environments, SDE administration, and ArcGIS mobile solutionsKnowledge of data projections and how to manipulateDemonstrated understanding of advanced GIS concepts and methodologies such as drawing scale, spatial databases, spatial projections and coordinate systems, text and annotation placement, layer control, etc.Able to establish cartographic standards and function as QA/QC lead on technician map productsSome field work will be required, accompany project teams to study areas and collect GPS data/locations

    (Job number: 3935137)

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Technical Support Specialist
    Foresight Intelligence    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258
     Posted 21 days    

    As a Technical Support Specialist, you love to support our customer base and resolving customer issues will be one of your favorite tasks. Using your technical know-how to help our customers, you will be their main point of contact in setting up their Fleet Intelligence? portals and sites. Answering product-related questions via chat support, email, and the phone will be a major part of your day. In this role, your abilities as an adaptive-quick learner with excellent verbal and written communication skills will keep you Rockstar ready at all times! Possessing solid technical skills and soft skills are required for this highly interactive role. As the Technical Support Specialist, you will play an active role in customer satisfaction and retention.

    Reports to: VP of Operations

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    + Help clients set up and configure our product to meet their business needs ? keep the customer competitive in their space.

    + Provide outstanding, rapid-response email, ticket, and phone-based technical support to our clients ? we like our customers to feel like we are ready when they are.

    + Communicate with customers when a timeline or a fix occurs while on the call and via email. Don?t be hesitant to reach out to anyone for any reason, communication = good!

    + Opportunity to develop systems and procedures for improving overall client satisfaction ? customer happiness is our jam!

    + Learn quickly and use your knowledge to solve problems efficiently ? stay on your toes and be effective.

    + Achieve customer satisfaction through fast, accurate replies and fixes to problems. Be ready to solve!

    + Escalate unresolved issues as required; maintain ownership of issues through resolution ? you are the captain of the service ship

    + Troubleshoot various software and system issues ? be ready to source within our system for solutions.

    + Ability to understand and relay appropriate information to telematics specialist ? keep everybody informed.

    + Assists with quick software training and alerts Acct. Mgt. as necessary if more training is needed ? we LOVE to educate wherever needed.

    + Will work closely with account management and sales to drive customer satisfaction ? we live for satisfied customers!

    + Understand and Support ELD/HOS:


    + Minimum of 12 months? experience in customer service/technical support

    + Intermediate level of SQL Server database query language (TSQL) and using that write queries to extract data out of databases is a plus.

    + Sound knowledge of and passion for the web and web-based software products

    + Strong problem solving and technical skillset

    + Experience with a CRM System

    + A passion for taking care of clients

    + Ambitious, self-motivated, goal-oriented and extremely driven

    + Excellent written/verbal communication and customer relationship skills

    + A work ethic based on dedication to the company and its mission

    + Ability to handle a variety of assignments simultaneously

    + Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed

    + Superior analytical skills

    Salary commensurate with experience | Foresight Intelligence is an equal opportunity employer | Applicants must have right to work in the US

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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