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GIS Application Analyst

Fall River, MA, US, 2721

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.

Purpose

Maintain the distribution system GIS database (ESRI), including performing revisions, updates, and new installations into the GIS database.   

Accountabilities

  • Oversee the company’s GIS database, including updating the database with all of the daily work done by C&M street crews, from new and replaced installations, repaired and cut-off work
  • Have the knowledge of developing computer code and/or scripts to be incorporated into the GIS database.
  • Have the knowledge of developing and implementing analysis tools (i.e. reports and software keys “short cut keys”) that could be used by various department as an aide in their required reporting requirements, including the Company’s DIMP Plan.
  • Oversees that all of the daily GIS database entries are made timely in order for a facility locaters to have the most up-to-date information when working in the field, as it relates to dig safe mark outs and distribution system mark outs, required for the C&M street crews and outside contractors.
  • Updated existing GIS information when deemed incorrect information has been detected.
  • Supply the C&M Department with the necessary maps produced through the GIS System for large main and service replacement projects, as well as new growth projects.
  • Have the ability to work in the field collecting existing topographically features, as needed, utilizing GPS equipment.
  • Prepare end of month reports, identifying the amount of new installations, cut-offs, abandonments, etc., to be used for reporting purposes by various departments.
  • Work closely with the C&M Supervisors relating to the field work orders that are completed by the acting foreman to assure that the information documented is accurate for GIS entry.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Company to be in the best interest of the Company and customers serviced

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Engineering or in Geography (GIS).
  • 3-5 years relative experience in AutoCAD, GIS or geography experience
  • Reading of blueprints and interpreting gas facility records preferred
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, Plotter and GPS equipment experience
  • Requires strong analytical skills with the ability to pay attention to detail
  • Requires strong organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Possessing a general understanding of a natural gas distribution system is helpful
  • Requires effective communication skills and ability to interact appropriately with others
  • Requires ability to work hours and days, including overtime, weekends and holidays, as necessary or desirable to meet business needs and deadlines
  • Requires ability to perform duties onsite, except those duties which are customarily or by their nature performed off site
  • Demonstrate ethical, professional conduct at all times; comply with the Liberty Utilities code of Ethics
  • Demonstrate a high standard of safety.  Willing and able to comply with all safety regulations and company safety policies. #LI-DS1

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

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.

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