Mapping Technician I, GIS (Joplin-Kodiak)

Joplin, MO, US, 64804

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. 


An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America.


This position reports to Manager, OMS/Mapping Systems. Responsible for the upkeep of all Mapping and Geographical Information System (GIS) related systems as it relates to the Liberty Utilities infrastructure. 

  • Create, edit, and maintain GIS data. Includes data collection, input, and linkages to various databases/images. Update and maintain various GIS data, including the street centerline, parcel, subdivision, and utility data. Inputs data from contractor data, surveyor data, engineering plans, and subdivision plans. 
  • Sound working knowledge of data creation, data processing, and map production, using a combination of Hexagon’s G/Technology, GeoMedia, and Map Enterprise as well as ESRI’s basic products, Arc GIS Pro, Utility Network Manager and ArcGIS Enterprise tools applications and other GIS extensions. Support other departments with Maps, Buffer Notifications, and CAD drawings. 
  • Works during emergency situations and use various GIS tools to analyze data for managerial and operational needs. 
  • Provide maps and figures to other departments as needed. 
  • Conducts mapping research in the field and in the office. Resolves conflicting information and ensures the accuracy of the data. Performs Global Positioning System (GPS) field data collection, post-processing, and data storage 
  • Carries on a wide variety of drafting assignments involving such activities as analyzing field notes and technical data; designing and developing drawings and maps; completing various engineering drawings of equipment, systems, and installations. Manage data received from Field Operation’s contractor of proposed and as-built drawing files for use in GIS applications. 
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of an electronic and a historical record file system, LMS (Leak Management System) or equivalent and assisting with the Gas or Electric Planning Engineering records. 
  • Perform maintenance and management of all CAD files. Maintain familiarity and support of work order life cycle and process flow. 
  • Work with the Liberty Enterprise GIS core team to ensure the gas system’s GIS needs are met in the Enterprise GIS migration project that will utilize the ArcGIS Enterprise suite of tools as well as reviewing and testing of the migrated existing gas system data into the new Esri Utility Network platform. 
  • Develops advanced knowledge of system integrations between Customer First tools to enable effective data management - including DDS, GIS, and SAP EAM
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university, or technical institution with major course work in Geographic Information Systems, plus three years of practical GIS experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform assigned work required. Utility industry experience is preferred. 
  • Proficient utilization with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) required. 
  • Strong skills in the use of computer and peripheral equipment required. 
  • Results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence. 
  • Responsible for maintaining supplies for plotters, wide format printers, and scanners required. 
  • Ability to analyze field notes and technical data; design and develop drawings and maps; completing various engineering drawings of equipment, systems, and installations required. 
  • Well-developed verbal, written, communication and presentation skills required. 
  • Flexible with traveling to other company sites and locations. 
  • Driver’s license required.

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


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: Joplin