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PT GIS Data Technician
Title:PT GIS Data Technician
Subsidiary:Empire District (A Liberty Utilities Company)
Department:Community, Permitting & Land
Location:Joplin, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64804

Liberty Utilities (formerly Empire Electric District Company) is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. 

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate:  Responsible for facility data input, review, integrity, and posting processes of geospatial information system (GIS).  Also responsible for additions to and upgrading of the system land base.

Job Functions:

  • Assist with the accurate data modeling (including phasing, connectivity, and ownership) for all of the company's distribution facilities.  Site visits and data collection from the field will be required.  Timely and accurate modeling is crucial for successful operation of the OMS as well as routine service orders and to assist construction design.
  • With guidance will update the CIS/GIS interface to ensure that customer premise and meter data is correctly mapped in the GIS model.  Accurate customer data is critical for PSC required system reliability reporting.
  • Will assist the mapping department with additions and upgrades to the system land base.  Will assist with cartography and data requests, GIS reporting, and production of system circuit maps.
  • Will support the creation of specialty maps and reports on an as requested basis.
  • Responsible for maintaining company GPS devices and firmware updates to ensure accurate facility mapping.  Will assist other departments to ensure they have the correct tools to provide reliable information back to the GIS department.
  • Assist line operations and OMS activities during catastrophic storms.  Support restoration efforts as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Information Technology, Engineering/GIS Technology or similar; or equivalent experience.
  • Computer aided drafting (AutoCAD) background is desirable.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.​ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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