GIS Analyst

Department: Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte

Theorem Geo is seeking a full-time GIS Technician that will provide GIS support on various GIS related projects to include providing support to a large investor-owned utility (IOU) in the Charlotte, NC area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing data collection, editing, mapping, and managing accurate records 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.
  • Troubleshooting software issues, assisting in the creation of efficient workflows, bringing efficiencies to less efficient existing workflow
  • Assembles and formats complex and non-standard reports from company GIS system for electric and/or land base-related tasks.
  • Geospatially support team in a suite of mapping products used by multiple organizations, to include training and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for research and data processing, to include verifying, organizing, and the preparation of geospatial and asset data.
  • 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.
  • Digitizing and georeferencing data to aid in the location, placement, and creation of features.
  • Creating and editing features and associated attributes
  • Making corrections to previously mapped products  

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Computer Sciences, or related field preferred (Exceptions on education can be made for exceptional candidates)
  • Minimum of four years of actual GIS work experience with progressively responsible experience in the design and development of GIS systems and applications.
  • Must have proficient experience working with ESRI products (Apps, Portal, Enterprise).
  • Experience with MS Office Suite

 Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working within a utility industry distribution and/or transmission program is a strong plus.
  • Experience working with aviation GIS is a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance and quality assurance of a utility network in an enterprise GIS environment a strong plus.
  • Ability to manage large scale data collection projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and develop personnel on the use of GIS programs, processes, and procedures.
  • Computerized mapping and digital data conversion, manipulation, and analysis
  • GIS database administration and management principles, methods, and techniques, including quality control methods and practices.
  • Principles and practices of GIS analysis and design
  • Land planning and development experience

Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively interface with both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify improvement opportunities and the initiative to implement change.
  • 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.
  • Ability to adapt to new GIS software.

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