Career Opportunities

Field Technician, California
(contract position)

Evari GIS Consulting, Inc. seeks to hire project-based full-time employees to support the audit and conversion of approximately 150,000 street lights under a contract with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). Employees will collect GIS data about existing streetlight fixtures in order to correct municipal electric bills and support installation of energy efficient replacement LED fixtures. We are especially interested in college graduate entry-level GIS professionals who enjoy learning, have a strong work ethic, are interested in energy efficiency/infrastructure projects and seek to gain experience to further their careers in GIS. New hires will be trained by and work alongside our team of experienced Street Light auditors.

The geographic scope of the work is across PG&E territory. Employees are required to travel and live at the location of the audit. Lodging and rental cars are provided. Evari GIS completes similar work around the United States. Successful employees will likely also be offered the opportunity to work in other locations as additional work comes in.

California Electric Utility Service Areas Map

This position provides:

  • Hourly pay of $15, paid monthly
  • Lodging at the work location, including on days off
  • Rental cars at the work location, including on days off
  • Health insurance after 3 months of employment, not subject to current politics
  • 3% retirement match after 2 years of employment
  • Overtime pay

In order to work on this project candidates must:

  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Have proof of personal active auto insurance, and keep it during employment
  • Commit to work 40 hours per week
  • Successfully complete a 2 hour unpaid field test/ training session
  • Be able to walk and/or drive for extended periods
  • Be comfortable using an iPad/Android tablet or similar technology
  • Live at the audit location
Evari GIS Consulting Street Lighting Statement of Qualifications

To apply for the position, please send a 1 page cover letter and 1 page resume to Eva Friedberg at the info below. Use the subject line “Northern California GIS Field Tech Application”

Eva Friedberg, Business Manager

About Evari GIS Consulting

Evari GIS Consulting Inc. (Evari GIS) has been in business since June 2009 and was founded with the purpose of providing high-quality GIS services on municipal work. Through a clear understanding of project specific requirements and industry-standard best-practices, Evari GIS focuses on aligning a project’s business needs with effective implementation of GIS. Evari provides custom systems, services and products which gives our clients straightforward and intuitive ways to interact and visualize geographic data. This brings insight and value to key decisions and streamlines communication. Evari leverages the Esri Technology Stack (ArcGIS) and the Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing platform for a broad range of municipal GIS applications including planning, traffic, street lighting, infrastructure, utilities, AEC and asset management projects.

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