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BLACK HILLS ENERGY GIS Technician in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Job SpecificationsThe GIS Technicians responsibilities include as-built interpretation, as-built posting to GIS, maintenance of the GIS database, mobile data collection support, communication with field operations and engineers, map production, occasional CAD work, and other miscellaneous projects as directed by the GIS Supervisor of Gas Distribution Mapping and the Manager of GIS Support.PAY RANGE: $20.17 - $30.38 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: GIS Supervisor - Gas Distribution MappingLOCATION: Council Bluffs, IATo learn more about our locations, please visit the locations page on our career website.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Maintain the Esri Gas GIS database as well as quality check the data for inaccuracies.Interpret gas transmission and distribution as-built drawings and post to GIS.Understand Gas GIS operations and engineering processes as well as the gas assets and their functions.Support the Digital As-built program. This means managing and support the system as well as training and support its usage in the field. Produce maps as required for Operations and Maintenance activities, system analysis, marketing, growth projects, etc.Effectively communicate with staff at all levels regarding GIS.Check accuracy of mapping system via field verification.Diagnose software/hardware compatibility issues related to GIS products.Utilize Esri tools such as ArcGIS (ArcMap and Pro) Desktop, desktop extensions (e.g. APR), ArcGIS Server, and Esri Portal in order to perform above job functions.Provide feedback on above tools and processes in an effort to continuously improve BHE Gas as-builting accuracy, completeness, and efficiency.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors degree in geography or geographic information systems, CAD, Utility Engineering or computer science preferred.One (1) year of experience using Esri Desktop and Server/Portal based software required.Experience updating and maintaining a gas utility GIS preferred.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:Basic knowledge of Esri GIS systems and principles.Basic knowledge of relational database management (RDBMS) concepts.Basic knowledge of gas distribution systems.Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; ability to prepare and give presentations and trainings.Strong organizational and time management skills.Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision.Proficiency in computer applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook and various specialized software.Ability to think and act independently and develop creative, analytical solutions to resolve complex problems.MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Mental Requirements: Ability to understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Ability to apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously (67% or more) required to: use fingers and hands, communicate, and have close visual acuity. Employee is frequently (34-66%) required to: ascend/descend stairs, position self to access lower items, and move about the office. The employee may occasionally (less than 33%) be required to: climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, pull and reach. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perfo

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