Job Summary:

The GIS Specialist utilizes best practices for GIS data management, data processing and analysis identify and solve business problems for our customers.  The GIS Specialist assists project managers in the implementation of industry-leading GIS solutions as well as ensures that all projects are delivered successfully.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Evaluate, document and adhere to Client design requirements.
Leverage out of the box and custom software solutions to perform GIS data management and analytical tasks.
Generate innovative solutions by approaching problems with curiosity and open mindedness, using existing information to its fullest potential.
Support engineering team in generating detailed network drawings in GIS software while supporting ongoing design needs.
Create high level preliminary route design and facility specifics to manage fielding request instructions
Support and manage GIS applications based on growing business demands
Plan and coordinate GIS activities to meet outlined goals
Develop quality control standards for system application
Perform data capture and analysis for GIS products
Oversee data flow, management and distribution activities to support GIS
Support in designing and creating geospatial database
Manage geospatial documentation for reference purposes
Work in compliance with GIS standards and quality policies
Provide technical guidance to GIS users when needed
Stay abreast with latest developments in GIS field
Support in developing work plan for complex projects
Provide design lead with updates on progress and roadblocks
Participate in developing process improvement concepts
Review designs for quality and cost improvements

Required Skills/Abilities:

Learning on the Fly
Intellectual Horsepower
Excellent Written and verbal skills
Drive for Results
Decision Quality
Listening skills
Must be able to multi-task, manage time constraints and make deadlines.  Must be able to work in a cross-functional team environment as well as independently.
Genuine enthusiasm toward learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions
Ability to think analytically and solve problems
Ability to excel in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science, or a related field from a four-year college or university preferred
Professional GIS experience in the utility sector is also preferred
Experience with ESRI software
Knowledge of computer applications and functions including, but not limited to:

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ESRI, CAD, and other related software

Spatial analysis and geoprocessing tolls expertise (geocoding, linear referencing, routing, networks, CAD-GIS interaction, metadata, symbology, web-based mapping applications, WMS/web services.)

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Vision to allow prolonged periods of computer work
Vision to allow differences in colors, shades and brightness
Light to moderate lifting is required
Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to use different types of office equipment
Regular, predictable attendance is required
Must be able to tolerate moderate noise (business office with computers, phones, printers, and light traffic)
Ability to work in open workspace with others
Class E license preferred
Must be able to traverse all necessary terrain at a job site

To apply for this job email your details to Heather.Christine@sellcon.us