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GIS Mapping Specialist I

Columbus, GA, US, 31901

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


The position is responsible for planning new construction projects and also managing/maintaining all records pertaining to the gas distribution and transmission system. Responsibilities include creation of a deliverable packet for new construction jobs, digitally cataloging records by updating the GIS system, and managing asset/material information within GIS. Supplemental responsibilities include support of GPS data collection, note keeping on transmission/special projects, and development of technical documents/guidelines.


• Responsible for updating and maintaining GIS system to reflect location, attribute information and condition of field assets and materials.

• Digitally Scan field records and catalog them digitally within GIS.

• Perform basic system analysis queries and development of maps on an as needed basis.

• Responsible for maintaining and supporting the Distribution Design Studio system locally.

• Utilize Distribution Design Studio for new construction projects and verify with stakeholders that quality designs are produced.

• Creation of a construction package as a deliverable to construction department.

• Complete proper notifications as needed (permits, homeowners, contractors, etc.)

• Manages the new construction workflow process and liaises with stakeholders to improve the process.

• Collection GPS data on the physical location of field assets to increase the accuracy of the GIS system.

• Provide support to C&M for data collection as needed for special projects, i.e., transmission projects.

• Perform special projects as assigned on behalf of Tech Services. Projects may include but not limited to; development of new guidelines/technical documents, special capital project support, integrity management support, etc.

Education and Experience


• 3-5 years of experience

• Strong organizational skills

• IT literacy

• Working knowledge of company, local, state, and federal codes as they relate to the job preferred

• Ability to competently understand procedures and various instructions contained in technical documents

• Ability to write in order to accurately express information from inspections, findings, investigations, etc. and accurately capture data for recordkeeping purposes. Must be able to perform duties and functions effectively with minimal supervision.

• Computer skills in MS Office Suite required.

• Previous gas industry experience would be considered an asset. 


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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