GIS Mapping Specialist

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp Tahoe Vista, CA

Company
Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2172
AJE Ref #
576051744
Location
Tahoe Vista, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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TITLE:
GIS Mapping Specialist

ID:
2172

SUBSIDIARY:
Liberty Utilities

DEPARTMENT:
Engineering

LOCATION:
Tahoe Vista, CA

COUNTRY:
United States

Description
Purpose/Accountability

Responsible for the upkeep of all Mapping and Geographical Information System (GIS) related systems as it relates to the Liberty Utilities infrastructure. Primary Responsibilities

* Create, edit, and maintain GIS data. Includes data collection, input, and linkages to various databases/images.

* Update and maintain various GIS data, including the street centerline, parcel, subdivision, and utility data. Inputs data from contractor data, surveyor data, engineering plans, and subdivision plats.

* Sound working knowledge of data creation, data processing, and map production, using a combination of ESRI s basic products and extensions.

* Provide maps and figures to other departments as needed.

* Conducts mapping research in the field and in the office. Resolves conflicting information, and ensures the accuracy of the data.

* Performs Global Positioning System (GPS) field data collection, post processing, and data storage

* Carries on a wide variety of drafting assignments involving such activities as analyzing field notes and technical data; designing and developing drawings and maps; completing various engineering drawings of equipment, systems, and installations.

* Manage data received from Field Operation s contractor of proposed and as-built drawing files for use in GIS applications.

* Assist in the creation and maintenance of an electronic and a historical record file system

* Perform maintenance and management of all Substation CAD files.

* Maintain familiarity and support of work order life cycle and process flow.

* Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

* Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications

* Bachelor degree from an accredited college, university, or technical institution with major course work in Geographic Information Systems, plus a minimum of three years of practical GIS experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform assigned work required.

* 3+ years of Utility industry experience is preferred.

* GIS-P Certification preferred

* Proficient utilization with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) required.

* Strong skills in the use of computer and peripheral equipment required.

* Energetic and results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

* Responsible for maintaining plotters, wide format printers, and scanners required.

* Ability to analyze field notes and technical data; design and develop drawings and maps; completing various engineering drawings of equipment, systems, and installations required.

* Well-developed verbal, written, communication and presentation skills required.

* Flexible with traveling to other company sites and locations.

* Driver s license required.

Job Specific Competencies

* Auto Cad Skills

* ArcDesktop