GIS Technician I

New Jersey Resources

Wall, New Jersey

Energize your future and join our team as we pursue a reliable, sustainable, cleaner energy future. At our Fortune 1000 diversified energy company, you’ll find a friendly, community-minded environment, with flexible work schedules, opportunities for growth and development, and competitive pay and benefits.

New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources is seeking a GIS Technician I to maintain and update an accurate geographic information system (GIS) mapping of the Company’s physical gas distribution system assets. Support Engineering staff and other business units with the creation of high-quality construction drawings and maps for construction and field operations efforts.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Update and maintain the company’s natural gas facilities maps and detailed records in the GIS
  • Produce high-quality construction and technical drawings using AutoCAD, from field conditions, design sketches and construction plans, according to department drafting standards 
  • Support construction-based activities including field investigations and GPS data collection
  • Provide marked-up drawings for municipalities and engineering firms regarding the type of facilities located within outside project limits
  • Produce high-quality map products for presentations, meetings, public usage and departments 
  • Update and maintain the company’s critical valve and regulator station drawing manuals
  • Perform  other duties and responsibilities determined appropriate by department management 

Position Specifications: 

  • Associate’s degree in geography, computer science or related field from an accredited college is preferred 
  • A two-year degree in computer-aided drafting or technical drawing from an accredited college or a minimum three years of GIS experience or the combined equivalent of education and experience will also be considered 
  • Experience in GIS or computer-aided drafting 
  • Proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS version 10 Desktop or ArcGIS Pro, especially the ability to perform detailed digitizing and editing of data in a geometric network is preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge and skill in the operation of GPS equipment and peripherals is preferred 
  • Experience with AutoCAD (AutoCAD 2021 or greater) and ArcFM preferred 
  • Ability to work well independently and establish effective working relationships with others 
  • Excellent organization and communication skills 
  • Must be able to do close-up work, such as digitizing and perform limited physical field work
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; Involves sitting most of the time; walking and standing are required only occasionally

* The above job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.



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Category GIS Technician