Touchstone Energy Engineering GIS Tech 2 in Corinth, Texas

Engineering GIS Tech 2

Job ID:36095996

Position Title:Engineering GIS Tech 2

Company Name:CoServ

Job Function:Engineering

Job Type:Full-Time

Location(s):Corinth, Texas, 76210, United States

Posted:July 13, 2017

Job Duration:Indefinite

Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent

Min Experience:3-5 Years

Required Travel:0-10%


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Job Description

Position Summary

The Engineering GIS Technician 2 is responsible for updating the land base and utility facilities in the GIS database. The Engineering GIS Technician will input data, as well as integrating outside data into the existing GIS database, so that it is organized in a manner that can be used throughout the company. The Engineering GIS Technician will also produce hard copy maps, diagrams, and reports for crews and offices.

Primary Position Responsibilities

  • Complies with established CoServ safety and operating rules, procedures, and guidelines. Responsible for reporting unsafe practices to a supervisor.

  • Complies with established CoServ Information Security Handbook, procedures, and guidelines. Responsible for reporting suspected information security incidents to Tech Support.

  • As-built construction – modify original designs to match as-built, update graphical and equipment attributes data for changes to electric facilities.

  • Prepare CAD detail plan and profiles for construction projects and unit drawings.

  • Data Development – create and/or update existing information within the GIS system using the proper coordinate system and units that will correspond to the CoServ mapping system while creating and maintaining corresponding metadata.

  • Produce quality cartographic maps for crew, departments, and office personnel.

  • Files, updates, and maintains subdivision plat data.

  • Uses GPS equipment in the field to collect utility facility and other map information.

  • Integrate outside data with GIS database.

  • Assists Engineers & Designers with GIS/Designer issues.

Secondary Position Responsibilities

  • Attends training on GIS, CAD, GPS and other systems.

  • Maintain plotter and keep in working order; replace pens or ink cartridges and paper in plotter.

  • Follows internal company procedures for forwarding records, documents and information to other departments and personnel.

  • Under supervision, field checks problems and creates updates to mapping system.

  • Understands and follows various software and machine manuals such as GIS, CAD, and GPS manuals.

  • Checks and verifies proper data sheets were filled out for equipment installed in field.

  • Coordinates with other departments to resolve minor issues. Notifies Supervisor of major issues with As-Built, GIS and Designer.

  • Posts finalized data into GIS database.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Job Requirements

Experience Required

  • 3 – 4 years of verifiable GIS Technician experience.

  • 3 – 4 years of experience with ESRI Software

Experience Preferred

  • 2 – 3 years experience with Schneider Arc FM software.

  • Experience with Milsoft’s WindMil and LightTable software.

  • Knowledge of electrical utility systems.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Understanding of basic GIS principles and practices.

  • Ability to operate office machinery, such as copier, fax machine and personal computer.

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, AutoCAD).

  • Excellent grammar and composition skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Operates office equipment such as a computer, telephone, fax machine, copier, etc.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds

  • Ability to drive occasionally

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

  • Resides within 5 minutes from service area for response time

  • Works both in the office and outdoors

  • Works in areas with possible exposure to poison oak, poison ivy, and

    insect stings.


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