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Geospatial Space Technician


Geospatial Space Technician

  • R0035630
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Geospatial Space Technician to support Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, efficient, reliable, and sustainable geospatial systems in support of the University's mission. This position provides geospatial support for creation and updating of floorplans for over 18 million gross square feet of university space. Additionally, the technician assists with space data maintenance and works closely with the Space Project Manager in the development of tools to support strategic space planning.

  • Creating and maintaining floor plans using various geospatial tools.
  • Collecting new and corrected drawings and integrates them into a database.
  • Consulting with supervisors regarding relational data systems changes necessary to maintain and develop the Space Management System
  • Maintaining space inventory data.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of drawings provided by consultants through field measurements and construction project documentation review phases.
  • Perform basic data analysis to quality control floor plan layouts with database entries
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of geospatial applications as part of a collaborative design team with a focus on user experience by conducting tests, teaching basic-level workshops, and assisting student research.
  • Training customers on space planning solutions provided by the Geospatial Engineering Services department.
  • Providing training to customers across university departments on space data standards.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: A minimum of four years of professional experience utilizing AutoCAD or similar software to create spatial data visualizations and representations of the built environment.

Required Computer Applications:
  • AutoCAD or similar software

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience integrating space information with other enterprise information systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Postsecondary Education Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM) standards for space inventory coding.
  • Experience drafting or modeling in 3D.

Preferred Computer Applications:
  • FM:Interact, Archibus, FAMIS, AssetWorks AiM or other space inventory systems.
  • Autodesk Revit or other Building Information Modeling tools.


Anticipated Hiring range between $55,000 and $65,000. This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0035630. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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