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GIS Analyst (Varies)

Tampa Electric Company

Tampa, Florida

POSITION CONCEPT 
Update, maintain, enhance, and provide GIS data, maps, CAD drawings, queries, and spatial analyses for operations and engineering personnel in order to ensure effective planning, design, operation, maintenance, and construction of the electric system.  

This position can be hired at the following levels:

  • GIS Technician I
  • GIS Technician II
  • GIS Analyst
  • Sr GIS Analyst
  • Lead GIS Analyst

LEVEL 1:  GIS Technician I 

SCOPE: Works under direct supervision and the guidance of more senior staff on routine assignments; follows established policies and procedures.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. UPDATE & MAINTAIN DATA & MAPS (50%):  Utilize GIS and drafting skills and principles to create, revise, maintain, and archive GIS data, GIS and CAD maps, and CAD drawings while adhering to standards and procedures. Read and understand basic work requests, blueprints, CAD drawings, and field sketches to create or make changes to data, maps, and drawings. May include obtaining up-to-date parcel and street data from outside agencies and implementing the steps necessary to import land base updates into the GIS.
2. PERFORM QA/QC OF DATA & MAPS (20%):  Perform quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of GIS and mapping data to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness and to ensure adherence to mapping standards. This includes operating the GIS to make corrections and additions to the data plus QA/QC of construction prints and as-built information, map products, and reports and queries generated from the GIS. 
3. FULFILL SPECIAL REQUESTS (10%):  Participate in efforts to design, specify, recommend, test, and produce special and ad-hoc maps, displays, reports, and queries to meet end-users’ business requirements on request. 
4. PROVIDE USER SUPPORT (10%):  Assist individual users with how to use the GIS and how to understand the information stored by the GIS. This includes assisting individual users with navigating the system, plus how to produce maps, displays, reports, and queries. Participate in providing consultation, formal and informal training, documentation, and job aids in support of end-users’ understanding and utilization of GIS systems to enable them to effectively plan, design, operate, maintain, and construct the electric system. 
5. PARTICIPATE IN PROCESS & SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (10%):  Participate in efforts to evaluate, re-engineer, design, specify, recommend, justify, implement, and document business processes and workflows and applications and hardware related to GIS and mapping activities in order to ensure effective fulfillment of business requirements. Includes testing of software enhancements and may include feasibility studies and research.  May also include troubleshooting and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education Required: Minimum of a high school diploma is required.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of Four (4) years of work experience related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.  Related experience consists of work related to the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.
  • Appropriate college degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience.
  • Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

LEVEL 2:  GIS Technician II

SCOPE: Works under general supervision and the guidance of more senior staff on varied duties requiring judgment or simple analysis to determine course of action, with limited latitude.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. UPDATE & MAINTAIN DATA & MAPS (40%):  Utilize GIS and drafting skills and principles to create, revise, maintain, and archive GIS data, GIS and CAD maps, and CAD drawings while adhering to standards and procedures. Read and understand moderately complex work requests, blueprints, CAD drawings, and field sketches to create or make changes to data, maps, and drawings. May include obtaining up-to-date parcel and street data from outside agencies and implementing the steps necessary to import land base updates into the GIS.
2. PERFORM QA/QC OF DATA & MAPS (30%):  Perform quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of GIS and mapping data to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness and to ensure adherence to mapping standards. This includes operating the GIS to make corrections and additions to the data plus QA/QC of construction prints and as-built information, map products, and reports and queries generated from the GIS. 
3. FULFILL SPECIAL REQUESTS (10%):  Participate in efforts to design, specify, recommend, test, and produce special and ad-hoc maps, displays, reports, and queries to meet end-users’ business requirements on request. Includes basic geospatial analysis.
4. PROVIDE USER SUPPORT (10%):  Assist individual users with how to use the GIS and how to understand the information stored by the GIS. This includes assisting individual users with navigating the system, plus how to produce maps, displays, reports, and queries. Participate in providing consultation, formal and informal training, documentation, and job aids in support of end-users’ understanding and utilization of GIS systems to enable them to effectively plan, design, operate, maintain, and construct the electric system. 
5. PARTICIPATE IN PROCESS & SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (10%):  Participate in efforts to evaluate, re-engineer, design, specify, recommend, justify, implement, and document business processes and workflows and applications and hardware related to GIS and mapping activities in order to ensure effective fulfillment of business requirements. Includes testing of software enhancements and may include feasibility studies and research.  May also include troubleshooting and resolving problems. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Education Required: Minimum of a high school diploma is required.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of six (6) years of work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.  Related experience consists of work related to the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.
  • Appropriate college degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience.
  • Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

LEVEL 3:  GIS Analyst

SCOPE: Works under limited supervision, and may also work under the guidance of more senior staff, on more complex assignments in the specialized field of GIS involving analysis and interpretation of policy and procedures.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. UPDATE & MAINTAIN DATA & MAPS (20%):  Utilize GIS and drafting skills and principles to create, revise, maintain, and archive GIS data, GIS and CAD maps, and CAD drawings while adhering to standards and procedures. Read and understand complex work requests, blueprints, CAD drawings, and field sketches to create or make changes to data, maps, and drawings. May include obtaining up-to-date parcel and street data from outside agencies and implementing the steps necessary to import land base updates into the GIS.
2. PERFORM QA/QC OF DATA & MAPS (25%):  Perform quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of GIS and mapping data to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness and to ensure adherence to mapping standards. This includes operating the GIS to make corrections and additions to the data plus QA/QC of construction prints and as-built information, map products, and reports and queries generated from the GIS. 
3. FULFILL SPECIAL REQUESTS (15%):  Participate in efforts to design, specify, recommend, test, and produce special and ad-hoc maps, displays, reports, and queries to meet end-users’ business requirements on request. Includes moderately complex geospatial analysis.
4. PROVIDE USER SUPPORT (15%):  Assist individual users with how to use the GIS and how to understand the information stored by the GIS. This includes assisting individual users with navigating the system, plus how to produce maps, displays, reports, and queries. Participate in providing consultation, formal and informal training, documentation, and job aids in support of end-users’ understanding and utilization of GIS systems to enable them to effectively plan, design, operate, maintain, and construct the electric system. 
5. PARTICIPATE IN PROCESS & SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (15%):  Participate in efforts to evaluate, re-engineer, design, specify, recommend, justify, implement, and document business processes and workflows and applications and hardware related to GIS and mapping activities in order to ensure effective fulfillment of business requirements. Includes testing of software enhancements and may include feasibility studies and research.  May also include troubleshooting and resolving problems.
6. ACT AS A LEAD (10%):  May act as a lead on GIS and mapping related tasks, assignments, and small projects.  May act as a coordinator for assigning tasks to other team members.

SUPERVISION
Indirect Supervision: May have some coordination responsibilities for the department. May act as a lead on small projects.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education Required: Minimum of a high school diploma is required.
Preferred: A two year related college degree is helpful. Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.  Related experience consists of work related to the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.
  • Appropriate college degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience. 
  • Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required: See below plus:  Demonstrated skills in geospatial analysis is required.

LEVEL 4:  Senior GIS Analyst

SCOPE: Works independently, and may also work under the guidance of a Lead GIS Analyst, on complex assignments involving a variety of situations requiring analytical skills and judgment. Operates with some latitude for un-reviewed actions or decisions.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. UPDATE & MAINTAIN DATA & MAPS (15%):  Utilize GIS and drafting skills and principles to create, revise, maintain, and archive GIS data, GIS and CAD maps, and CAD drawings while adhering to standards and procedures. Read and understand very complex work requests, blueprints, CAD drawings, and field sketches to create or make changes to data, maps, and drawings. May include obtaining up-to-date parcel and street data from outside agencies and implementing the steps necessary to import land base updates into the GIS.
2. PERFORM QA/QC OF DATA & MAPS (20%):  Perform quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of GIS and mapping data to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness and to ensure adherence to mapping standards. This includes operating the GIS to make corrections and additions to the data plus QA/QC of construction prints and as-built information, map products, and reports and queries generated from the GIS. 
3. FULFILL SPECIAL REQUESTS (20%):  Participate in efforts to design, specify, recommend, test, and produce special and ad-hoc maps, displays, reports, and queries to meet end-users’ business requirements on request. Includes complex geospatial analysis.
4. PROVIDE USER SUPPORT (15%):  Assist individual users with how to use the GIS and how to understand the information stored by the GIS. This includes assisting individual users with navigating the system, plus how to produce maps, displays, reports, and queries. Participate in providing consultation, formal and informal training, documentation, and job aids in support of end-users’ understanding and utilization of GIS systems to enable them to effectively plan, design, operate, maintain, and construct the electric system. 
5. PARTICIPATE IN PROCESS & SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (15%):  Participate in efforts to evaluate, re-engineer, design, specify, recommend, justify, implement, and document business processes and workflows and applications and hardware related to GIS and mapping activities in order to ensure effective fulfillment of business requirements. Includes testing of software enhancements and may include feasibility studies and research.  May also include troubleshooting and resolving problems.
6. ACT AS A LEAD (15%):  May act as a lead on GIS and mapping related tasks, assignments, and projects.   May act as a coordinator for assigning tasks to other team members.  

SUPERVISION
Indirect Supervision: May monitor and guide less experienced team members. May have some coordination responsibilities for the department. May act as a lead on small and medium projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education Required: Minimum of a high school diploma is required.
  • Preferred: A two year related college degree or better is preferred. Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

Experience Required: 

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.  Related experience consists of work related to the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.
  • Appropriate college degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience. 
  • Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.  

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 

Required: See below plus: Demonstrated skills in geospatial analysis and knowledge of geodatabase concepts is required.

Preferred: See below plus: Demonstrated leadership skills are highly desirable. Knowledge of process re-engineering concepts and project management principles is desirable.

LEVEL 5:  Lead GIS Analyst

SCOPE: Works independently on highly complex assignments involving a wide variety of situations requiring considerable analytical skills and independent judgment. Operates with substantial latitude for un-reviewed actions or decisions.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

1. UPDATE & MAINTAIN DATA & MAPS (10%):  Utilize GIS and drafting skills and principles to create, revise, maintain, and archive GIS data, GIS and CAD maps, and CAD drawings while adhering to standards and procedures. Read and understand highly complex work requests, blueprints, CAD drawings, and field sketches to create or make changes to data, maps, and drawings. May include obtaining up-to-date parcel and street data from outside agencies and implementing the steps necessary to import land base updates into the GIS.
2. PERFORM QA/QC OF DATA & MAPS (10%):  Perform quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of GIS and mapping data to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness and to ensure adherence to mapping standards. This includes operating the GIS to make corrections and additions to the data plus QA/QC of construction prints and as-built information, map products, and reports and queries generated from the GIS. 
3. FULFILL SPECIAL REQUESTS (20%):  Participate in efforts to design, specify, recommend, test, and produce special and ad-hoc maps, displays, reports, and queries to meet end-users’ business requirements on request. Includes very complex geospatial analysis.
4. PROVIDE USER SUPPORT (15%):  Assist individual users with how to use the GIS and how to understand the information stored by the GIS. This includes assisting individual users with navigating the system, plus how to produce maps, displays, reports, and queries. Participate in providing consultation, formal and informal training, documentation, and job aids in support of end-users’ understanding and utilization of GIS systems to enable them to effectively plan, design, operate, maintain, and construct the electric system. 
5. PARTICIPATE IN PROCESS & SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS (15%):  Participate in efforts to evaluate, re-engineer, design, specify, recommend, justify, implement, and document business processes and workflows and applications and hardware related to GIS and mapping activities in order to ensure effective fulfillment of business requirements. Includes testing of software enhancements and may include feasibility studies and research.  May also include troubleshooting and resolving problems.
6. ACT AS A LEAD (30%):  Act as a lead on GIS and mapping related tasks, assignments, and projects. Act as a coordinator for assigning tasks to other team members. Serve as a backup for the Supervisor.

SUPERVISION
Direct Supervision: Act as a team lead for less experienced team members and serve as backup for the Supervisor.
Indirect Supervision: Monitor and guide less experienced team members. Act as a lead on small, medium and large projects. Act as a coordinator to assign tasks to other team members.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education Required: Minimum of a high school diploma is required.
Preferred: A four-year related college degree is preferred. Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.  Related experience consists of work related to the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.
  • Appropriate college degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience. 
  • Appropriate degrees include disciplines such as Geography, GIS, and Drafting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required: See below plus: Demonstrated skills in geospatial analysis and knowledge of geodatabase concepts are required. Demonstrated leadership skills are required.
Preferred: See below plus: Knowledge of process re-engineering concepts and project management principles is preferred.   

For ALL levels:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 

  • Required: Must have demonstrated skills in the concepts and principles of GIS, land base, mapping, and drafting.  Must have proficiency with at least one related software application, such as:  Intergraph G/Technology, ESRI ArcInfo, AutoCAD, MicroStation, or other similar systems. 
  • Preferred: Proficiency with Intergraph’s G/Technology is preferred.  Knowledge of electric utility mapping and construction practices and work order concepts is also preferred. Knowledge of other electric utility applications, such as work management or outage management, is desirable. Knowledge of geospatial analysis techniques is preferred. Knowledge of basic geodatabase concepts is desirable.     

Licenses/Certifications Preferred: GIS Certification

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Key Internal: Frequent interaction with front-line employees and some interaction with management in multiple operations and engineering departments throughout Electric & Gas Delivery, Information Technology, and Customer Service.
  • Key External: Occasional interactions with some of the following: County and City government employees, Civil Engineering firms, software and hardware vendors, and consultants.

Leadership Competencies 

  • Champions Safety, Health & the Environment 
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity 
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers 
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships 
  • Develops People and Teams 
  • Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change 
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment 

WORKING CONDITIONS 
Occasional overtime may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS
Work is primarily performed sitting at a desk operating a computer for 80-90% of the work day. 

HOW TO APPLY

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