GIS Mapping Technician

Location: Houston, Texas
Posted On: 9/9/2017
Job Code: gis_Houston_3743
Job Description
CAD/GIS Technician
Position Title: CAD/GIS Tech
Geographic Information System (GIS) design assignments of proposed engineering and operations related projects, tracks and maintains the records related to those assignments.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Utilize intermediate level ArcMap skills to support gas operations.
• Creates and edits various types of polygons in ArcMap
• Assits with QA/QC process to ensure GIS production standards are maintained in the development and production of construction plans and specifications.
• Enters as-built, survey data, field notes, plats, legal descriptions, address information, etc. in continuous effort to keep GIS database current
• Creates and runs queries of GIS data to provide easier access and retrieval of CNP infrastructure information from GIS database to support statistical analysis and creation of accurate maps, plans, and engineering schematic designs.
• Performs gas attribute and geometric network editing as required
• Reviews existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality or completeness of documentation. Identify data quality and integration problems association with geospatial and attribute data.
• Interprets construction designs and drawings of both existing and proposed gas distribution facilities.
• Collects information and compiles data to quantify gas facilities within newly annexed or de-annexed geographic areas, including metes and bounds interpretations.
• Analyzes and interprets spatial data to ensure system integrity.
• Assists customers and employees with basic facility information inquiries.
• Designs and produces special graphic presentation maps.
• Researches company archive files for project or archived data.
• Carries out general office functions in the support of the engineering department.
• Performs additional duties as apparent or as assigned.

• Requires a GIS certificate or 60 credit hours in a related field from an accredited college or university.

• Min 2 years GIS experience using ArcMap

Additional Knowledge, Skills, Licenses/Certifications, Abilities & Personal Characteristics (KSLAPs):
• Able to understand the work and services provided by district distribution operations.
• Able to demonstrate knowledge of computer applications, trouble shooting procedures and techniques
• Able to understand basic GIS principles and applications.
• Able to acquire and demonstrate knowledge of electric or gas engineering equipment and design
• Able to interpret electric or gas drawings, symbolism and related technical information.
• Able to use advanced functions of personal computers, digitizers, plotters and other drafting and/or office equipment.
• Able to learn and use computer programs and PC software proficiently, including SAP modules, WOTS, GTrak, e-mail, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet programs. Able to communicate clearly, orally and in writing, with both technical and non-technical employees and/or customers.
• Able to collect information, resolve issues and produce required products.
• Able to operate effectively in a team environment often interacting with co-workers contributing to the overall success of the company.
• Able to evaluate workload, schedule and assign daily tasks to self and others based on individual knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Able to coordinate a variety of activities, providing special attention to details and deadlines.
• Able to work under limited supervision and complete all assigned tasks accurately and timely.
• Able to train other employees on advanced drafting techniques and coach, as needed.
• Able to understand and comply with company and industry safety standards and regulations.
• Able to be flexible and adaptable in response to changing job requirements.

Physical Requirements:
• Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
• Able to bend and stoop for filing.
• Able to sit or stand for an extended periods of time.
• Able to view computer terminal for extended periods of time.
• Able to demonstrate and apply the manual dexterity to operate a personal computer.
• Able to operate office machines including telephone, photocopier, fax machine, calculator, etc.

Working Conditions:
• Able to function routinely in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.
• Able to work in fast-paced environment with a high volume workload and frequent, short deadlines that may require working overtime to meet established deadlines, including working nights and/or weekends as required.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
GIS, ArcMap or mapping

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Shantanu Sharma