Natural Gas GIS Technologist I

Duke Energy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Summary: 

NG GIS Technologist supports the operation and maintenance of the company GIS application for the Natural Gas Business Unit by maintaining, reporting, and posting work or by gathering data to be input by others. NG GIS Technologist I is the first level of the classification series, and incumbents at this level are expected to work independently, or as part of a team, under close-to-moderate supervision, and to develop to advance their skills. NG GIS Technologist II is an intermediate level of the classification series, and incumbents at this level are expected to work independently, or as part of a team, with minimal supervision, and to develop advanced skills.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • 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.
  • Understands, and interprets complex design drawings, property plats, maps, and other related information as necessary to post data in the Company GIS system. Generates and maintains GIS-generated maps.
  • Perform Quality Control of team members standard work.
  • Conduct internal and external training.
  • Create job aids. Conducts GIS and related studies.  
  • Strives to continually improve job-related, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance.
  • Performs work of a higher classification when preparing for advancement.  
  • Assists employees with their work, standard practices, and work procedures as assigned.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities.  
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.  
  • Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Basic understanding of key business activities that use GIS Data including: Transmission Integrity Management; Distribution Integrity Management; Compliance Inspections; Line Locations (811); Hydraulic Models; Emergency Response; Aerial Patrols; Reporting; Field Customer Service; Sales and associated regulatory requirements.

Basic/Required Qualifications: 

Associates degree in Geographic Information Science; OR High School/GED and four (4 ) or more years of work related experience in lieu of a degree

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Geographic Information Science
  • Understanding of Quality Control / Quality Assurance processes.
  • Smallworld GIS, ArcMap
  • Experience in the utility industry
  • Ability to read and interpret as-built drawings and construction records.
  • Understanding of reliable, traceable, verifiable, and complete (RTVC) data.
  • Performance Expectations:   "Valued Contributor" or better in last Performance Review
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work well with employees from key business units and customers.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.


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Category GIS Technician