Natural Gas GIS Technologist II OR III

Duke Energy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Summary:

NG GIS Technologist III 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 and analyzing data from a number of data systems.

NG GIS Technologist III an intermediate level of the classification series, and incumbents at this level are expected to demonstrate advanced skills, and to work with minimal supervision and increased latitude for unreviewed work.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provides technical expertise and guidance to others in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems in area of expertise. Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • 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 and advanced work. Conduct internal and external training. Create and maintain 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. Guides and assists employees with their work, standard practices, and work procedures as assigned.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Works with a high degree of initiative and personal responsibility.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Maintains accurate records and files. Maintains a positive attitude. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
  • Provide technical guidance and facilitate knowledge sharing sessions.
  • 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: NG GIS Technologist II

Associates degree with six (6) or more years of related work experience OR High School Diploma/GED and eight (8) or more years of work related experience in lieu of a degree

Basic/Required Qualifications: NG GIS Technologist III

Associates degree with six (6) or more years of related work experience OR High School Diploma/GED and eight (8) or more years of work related experience in lieu of a degree

Desired Qualifications:

  • Smallworld GIS, Geospatial Analysis (GSA), ArcMap, FME
  • Experience in the Natural Gas industry. Understanding of Natural Gas Operations, Technology, GIS Processes, and Regulatory Requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret as-built drawings and construction records.
  • Understanding of the reliable, traceable, verifiable, and complete (RTVC) data expectations from PHMSA.

Travel Requirements




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