GIS Technician / Analyst

Plainfield, Indiana

Location: Plainfield, Indiana


Theorem Geo Associates is currently seeking a full-time GIS Technician/Analyst that will provide GIS support to a large investor owned utility (IOU) in Plainfield, Indiana.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the position may include, but is not limited to, the following processes within a GIS environment:

  • Perform data collection, editing, mapping, and managing an accurate record of utility transmission and road right-of-way (ROW) siting which can coincide with land planning and development.

  • Read, understand, and interpret complex design drawings, property plats, maps, and other related information as necessary to post data in company GIS system.

  • Use and maintain departmental tools and equipment including but not limited to handheld GPS devices.

  • Manipulate data for entry into company GIS system from CAD or like system.

  • Compile information from a variety of sources, make complex maps for environmental studies, engineering, planning and other disciplines and purposes.

  • Assembles and formats complex and non-standard reports from company GIS system for electric and/or landbase-related tasks.

  • Generate and maintain GIS-generated operations maps.

  • Geospatially support team in a suite of mapping products used by multiple organizations

  • Manage specific GIS information layers

  • Transfer collected data onto GIS system/server using applicable software.

  • Perform data entry and mapping tasks utilizing GIS technologies.

  • Support staff regarding capabilities to meet GIS management needs.

  • Correct QA/QC errors.

  • Digitizing and georeferencing data to aid in the location, placement, and creation of features

  • Creating and editing features and associated attributes

  • The examination of legal documents associated with each ROW to determine the correct locations and attributes for each feature

  • Making corrections to previously mapped ROW


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Environmental Sciences, or related field preferred

  • Minimum Associates degree in Geography, GIS, Environmental Sciences, or related field
  • Exceptions on education can be made for exceptional candidates
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in GIS with progressively responsible experience in the design and development of GIS systems and applications.
  • Must have proficient experience working with ESRI Suite (including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcMap, ArcServer, ArcGIS Online)
  • Proficiency with Arc GIS Pro and ArcGIS Collector a strong plus.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with MS Office Suite
  • Experience with CAD/AutoCAD a strong plus
  • Computerized mapping and digital data conversion, manipulation and analysis
  • Experience with map design for presentation/public engagement is a plus

  • Cadastral mapping experience a plus

  • Property surveying experience a plus

  • Prior experience with some type of utility network, distribution and/or transmission program, a plus.

  • GIS database administration and management principles, methods and techniques, including quality control methods and practices

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with the skill to effectively interface with both internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to train and develop personnel on the use of GIS programs, processes, and procedures.

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to organize multiple projects and be self-led

  • Ability to work both efficiently independently and cooperatively in a team environment

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency with data management, organization, a willingness to learn, and ability to ask questions to obtain desired results if unclear of the task at hand.

  • Valid state driver’s license in good standing


Theorem Geo Associates (TGA) is a multi-disciplined company, that specializes in proprietary software development, shoreline management, storm response, predictive outage modeling, meteorological impact analysis, vegetation management transmission & distribution, unmanned aerial systems (drones).

Serving the utility industry for over a decade, TGA deploys proprietary software development and databases to solve challenging problems for businesses, utilities and governments. TGA’s data-driven analytics help industry automate and streamline regulatory compliance, operations monitoring, emergency response & other business challenges.

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