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Analyst I/GIS

Analyst I/GIS

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The Analyst I/Geographic Information Systems directs electronic mapping, drafting and facility information maintenance. The incumbent maintains current knowledge of Geographic Information System (GIS) hardware and software with emphasis in ESRI software; current knowledge of GPS software and hardware, AutoCAD software, Capture & Papervision Scanning software and FieldSmart viewer software; evaluates system performance and enhancement requests from users; creates and executes custom spatial data queries using Perl programming language and analyses to support data requests for State, DOT and operations pipe integrity programs; acts as a liaison between their division and corporate GIS System Administrator; and provides leadership in the GIS department in the supervisor’s absence. 


  • Act as local GIS administrator
  • Act as the local AutoCAD SME
  • Act as the local GPS process SME and Division Point of Contact for all GPS related issues
  • Provide expertise and demonstrate familiarity with the GIS software principles, methods and procedures
  • Develop and execute custom spatial queries and analyses
  • Add and remove user’s GIS accounts on the system
  • Advise and direct the activities of division users on the GIS
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the applications and functionality of the GIS. Keep and maintain records of maps and facility information
  • Conduct interim user training on the GIS system as appropriate
  • Conduct interim user training on AutoCAD as appropriate
  • Conduct interim user training on GPS software and hardware
  • Conduct interim user training on Capture & Papervision software and hardware
  • Evaluate GIS requests from users by prioritizing the requests and reacting accordingly to keep negative business impacts to a minimum
  • Troubleshoot and identify problems with the system, repair and/or determine the level of assistance needed
  • Understand the complete GIS from a functional point of view
  • Understand how the GIS can best be utilized within the Division’s normal business activities
  • Maintain active liaison with local and project management, keeping them informed of projects progress, discussing GIS issues and action items, and making required presentations
  • Respond to GIS facilities data information requests from any/all departments within the Division
  • Conduct employee training
  • Establish and maintain liaison with Division personnel for soliciting input for new  GIS applications and enhancements
  • Assure Company compliance against published Drafting, Engineering and company standards
  • Review and verify that information placed into the GIS meets the Company posting standards
  • May be required with emergency response activities – Be subject to “on-call” duty

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires one to three years of relevant work experience.  This incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license.


It is recommended that the incumbent possess a certification or degree in GIS or related studies. The incumbent must provide innovative thinking and creativity and be able to interact with functional organizations throughout the Divisions.  Good oral and written communications skills are needed.

Salary Details

$54,593 - $68,241