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Associate GIS Technologist OR GIS Technologist

Duke Energy

Plainfield, Indiana

Job Summary
“Depending upon the qualifications of the successful applicant, the hiring manager may elect to fill this position at a higher level within the job hierarchy.”

This is the entry level of the GIS Technologist classification hierarchy.  Employees at this level solve problems, in GIS areas of specialization, with general supervision.  Incumbents are expected to develop skills, and the ability to work with greater independence. They have knowledge of fundamental concepts and procedures. Associate GIS Technologist supports the operation and maintenance of the company GIS application by maintaining, reporting, and posting work or by gathering data to be input by others.

The GIS Technologist is the intermediate level of the GIS Technologist classification hierarchy.  Employees at this level solve more complex problems, in GIS areas of specialization, with general supervision.  Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with greater independence. They effectively apply fundamental concepts and procedures to work that is fairly complex and varied. GIS Technologist supports the operation and maintenance of the company GIS application by maintaining, reporting, and posting work or by gathering data to be input by others. Incumbents at this level are expected to work independently, or as part of a team, with some supervision, and to develop advanced skills including a more advanced understanding of utility networks, configuration, designs and functions of various equipment and assets. 

Responsibilities
With close supervision:

  • Applies technical expertise in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems in area of expertise.
  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective time and work management.
  • Beginning level of knowledge in understanding and interpreting complex design drawings, property plats, landbase features, maps, and other related information as necessary to post data in the Company GIS system. Generates and maintains GIS-generated operations maps.  Assist with internal and external training.  Assist with creation of job aids.
  • Conducts GIS and related studies and inquiries necessary for accurate system updates.
  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance. Performs work of a higher classification when preparing for advancement.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities.  Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.  Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

Basic/Required Qualifications

Note: This posting is for one open position. Dependent on relevant experience, the level to which a candidate is aligned is outlined below.

Associate GIS Technologist

  • Associate Degree in GIS, Computer Science, Information Tech, Geography, Geology or related degree
  • In lieu of the Associate Degree, high school diploma/GED and 4+ years 
  • A GIS Certificate will be considered in conjunction with any Associates degree or Bachelors Degree.

​GIS Technologist

Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, GIS, Geography, Geology or related discipline and 4 or more years of relevant industry experience
In lieu of Associate Degree, a High School Diploma/GED and 6 or more years of industry related experience.
A GIS Certificate will be considered in conjunction with any Associates degree or Bachelors Degree.

Desired Qualifications

  • Certified GIS professional.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in the utility industry.

Working Conditions

Hybrid Mobility Classification – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

Specific Requirements

  • Associate Degree in GIS (or equivalent), or 4+ years equivalent industry experience with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • A GIS Certificate will be considered in conjunction with any Associates degree or Bachelors degree.
HOW TO APPLY

https://dukeenergy.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/search/job/Plainfield-IN/Associate-GIS-Technologist-OR-GIS-Technologist_R30870?src=JB-10560 

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Category GIS Technician