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GIS Technician I

Location: 

Denver, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,500 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance

Summary:

 

Under general supervision, maintain the corporate GIS system by processing natural gas facility data submitted by operations.  They provide a technical review of the incoming data for accuracy and completeness.

 

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Research and update corporate records in the GIS system. This includes records in the Smallworld GIS system, Documentum system and the various database systems in use at UGI.
  • Responsible for the review and digitizing of natural gas facilities with the corporate GIS system. This includes monitoring the completion documents submitted from operations and working directly with operations personnel to ensure timely and accurate data is getting digitized into the corporate GIS system.
  • Assist in the consolidation of the three gas subsidiaries into the corporate GIS system.
  • Provide operations with custom maps and assist with data requests.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience working with Geographic Information Systems.
  • General knowledge of piping and natural gas facilities.
  • Strong Math skills including trigonometry and geometry.
  • Drafting experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

 

Qualifications:

  • An associate degree in a technical design or engineering field.

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

 


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