Senior Cartography Technician

Company: Garmin ( Learn More )

General Information
4 Year Degree
At least 4 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.
Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran, engineers dream it, design it and use it. Here, you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!
We are looking for a full-time Senior Cartography Technician for ourengineering office in Yarmouth, Maine.In this role you will be responsible for applying Cartography standards and procedures to implement basic designs. Responsibilities include assisting with research, creation, evaluation and quality assurance of maps produced for use in Garmin products. Other essential functions include:
  • Understands engineering needs as they relate to Cartography
  • Mentor and assist coworkers
  • Responsible for workflow support and execution
  • Identifies and resolves issues/risks using advanced problem solving skills and demonstrates appropriate cartographic judgment related to projects
  • Periodic evaluation/sampling of data and products to maintain GARMIN's product quality
  • Manage maintenance of and update cartography training program; maintain training records
  • Must demonstrate excellent presentation, communication and organization skills

  • Job RequirementsQualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree in cartography or geography from a four-year college or university or 4 years’ experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description. Other requirements include:
    • Maintains a consistently high level of performance
    • Demonstrates a high degree of technical knowledge and continued growth pertaining to Garmin Cartography tools, techniques and processes
    • Functional understanding of Garmin product line; especially as it applies to Cartography
    • Demonstrate effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills
    • Exhibits a strong emphasis on Quality Assurance measures and implements improvements as required by product and market needs
    • Maintain a motivated and positive attitude while keeping a flexible mindset
    Ability to be proactive and assume a leadership role is highly preferred!

    Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family’s preferences. In addition, Garmin’s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.