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Electric GIS CAD Tech II

Location: 

Wilkes-Barre, 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:

 

AutoCAD drafting, including right-of-way drawings and technical drawings. Basic GIS edits. Various technical and computer-based projects including database querying/reporting and possibly programming. Various field work, mainly including field checks for fixing data discrepancies and for collecting information for entering in to the GIS. Perform technical data cleanup projects. Create technical process documentation. Assist with other technology, including radio systems and GPS units.
 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • GIS Edits: Update the GIS to reflect completed field work. Handle incoming requests for data corrections. Fix errors based on graphical variance reports.
  • AutoCAD Drafting: Support Electric Operations by creating and maintaining CAD drawings, including right-of-way / easement drawings, property boundaries drawings, buildings and grounds safety-related drawings, and technical drawings including circuit diagrams and one-lines.
  • Data System Updates: Update data in various systems as required and complete an assortment of technical data cleanup projects. Digitize old documents.
  • Field Work: Spend time in the field collecting data for entry into associated systems. Tasks include collecting facility location and phasing data, GPS work, placing tags on poles, determining attachers, and various other data collections required to obtain accurate data for UGI’s systems. Deliver maps as needed to other offices.
  • Other: Perform other duties as assigned, which may include such items as tagging homes for scheduled maintenance outages, some administrative tasks including sorting physical files/folders, overseeing department technical equipment including large format plotter and GPS units. Assisting during storm restoration work is required.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good people skills
  • Adept at computers and typing; ability to use Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Access
  • Adept at AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with GIS systems and understands mapping-related concepts like coordinate systems
  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Proficiency in mathematical computation
  • Good driving skills and comfortable with field work
  • Familiarity with databases and database logic


Qualifications/Education:

  • Associate’s Degree in technical discipline (EET, MET, CAD, GIS, Database Administration)
  • 2 years of experience preferred
  • PA Driver’s License

 

 

 

 

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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