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GIS Technician

Duquesne Light

Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania
GIS Technician

Overall Purpose:

Under semi-direct supervision, performs drafting, mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) data-entry and updates of moderate complexity requiring basic skills and knowledge AutoCad and GIS disciplines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • As instructed, using corporate Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software, prepares or alters drawings, sketches and maps required for the development and completion of a project.
  • As instructed, using corporate GIS software, checks, revises or updates drawings, maps, tables and GIS data as instructed.
  • Utilizes computers (hardware and Office software), copiers and scanners as directed to perform assigned work.
  • Occasionally makes field trips, normally with others, to collect necessary information for completing a task.
  • As instructed, researches files and records including but not limited to public records and on-line data to obtain necessary information to complete a project.
  • Maintains job records and files electronically as directed.
  • Occasionally interacts with other sections of Engineering or Service Center groups in order to obtain clarification or information pertaining to assigned work.
  • Performs other work as required or assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalency.
  • Must pass EEI TECH test and demo of CAD and GIS skills.
  • Must show reasonable proficiency for making mathematical computations demonstrating analysis abilities for working with an Information System.
  • Must demonstrate a general knowledge of Duquesne Light Company Safety rules.
  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.



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