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GIS Technician

New Mexico Gas Company, Inc.

Albuquerque,  New Mexico
GIS Technician

Under direct supervision, performs geographic information system (GIS) and computer aided design (CAD) mapping duties. Supports the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of utility plant and facilities including electronic schematics, maps, records, and computer files. Produces and/or maintains electronic or hard copy drawing of facilities maps used in the design, construction, and maintenance of gas facilities.


  • Enters pipeline information and locations into GIS from as-built work order system and proposed sketches.
  • Maps and maintains geographic information system data, including parcels, streets, and addressing from digital and paper survey plats.
  • Prepares cartographic maps for internal and external customers to represent pipeline locations or analysis of data.
  • Maintains standard electronic and hard copy maps, drawings, and record sets as changes are received from user groups, including proper interpretation of construction prints, technical reports, gas work orders and other sources for detection of necessary modification or required re-draw.
  • Prepares construction drawings for various user groups; correlates user instructions, sketches, survey notes, maps, engineering drawings, and records to achieve an accurate and functional design layout.
  • Prepares special drawings for various users, which may include plan and profiles, pipeline schematics, valve assemblies, and three-dimensional representations.

Key Internal: Operations and Engineering Services

Key External: Contractors and Vendors


Required: High School or General Education diploma

Required: Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company.

Related Experience
Required: One (1) year of GIS experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required: Knowledge of GIS and CAD software, reprographic processing techniques, record management practices and automated mapping production skills. Ability to effectively respond to customer requests for service and/or assistance with a sense of urgency. Ability to use general office equipment, word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.


  • Speaks up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment


  • Field/Office environment.

Ability to sit up to 2/3 of the time and to stand, walk and stoop up to 1/3 of the time. Good vision and ability to focus is required. Manual dexterity is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10

New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!

NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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