Responsible for gathering, converting, analyzing, and reporting of GIS
data; preparing and updating maps and exhibits with GIS data sets;
maintaining utility asset records; and using GIS data, applications, and
tools to identify and solve problems for the engineering and operations
*location is Hershey, PA
Operate computer workstation to update maps as new data is received
relative to new subdivisions, developments, capital improvement
projects, zoning requirements, and other projects and coverages.
Convert data collected from field operations into GIS database with
proper and accurate spatial location. Assure consistency with companywide
standards and practices for data conversion, data maintenance and
Generate and distribute timely standard reports, utility pipe network
system and thematic maps. Maintain up-to-date asset data inventory and
asset records for GIS-related assets and maintain linkages between
databases for efficient and accurate reporting. Coordinate timing of
updates and corrections with district personnel to ensure maps,
databases and reports are accurate and up-to-date. (25%)
Utilize GIS for analysis of spatial data, perform routine analyses
optimizing use of various company data sets, and perform limited
research using government or other outside sources as directed by
supervisor to support engineering and operations needs. Present results
through clear, concise thematic maps with well-documented sources and
Continue to develop expertise in GIS. Participate in workshops,
training, or vendor presentations introducing evolving GIS technology,
new products and upgrades. (10%)
Assist in development of GIS standard practices and procedures.
Participate on user committees within AW for sharing GIS expertise.
Participate in pilot testing phase of upgrades and new product rollouts
as needed and provide feedback for optimizing implementation efficiency.
Required Skills & Required Experience:
Bachelor degree or equivalent course work at a technical or
vocational school, in geographic information systems, geography,
planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science,
or a related field.
Understanding of GIS software, geocoding techniques, data model formats,
and data conversion practices.
Some knowledge of GIS related software, including remote sensing, GPS,
desktop mapping, web and database applications and GIS/CADD
Knowledge of geocoding, address matching, topology interpolation of
linear and non-linear data and relational databases preferred.
Knowledge of CAD and related software.
2-5 years experience in analytical and development functions of
integrated GIS applications, preferably in a utility environment.
Work Environment: Standard office environment
Travel Requirements: Periodic local travel; occasional national travel (e.g., User's
*Dewberry is an equal opportunity employer.
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Dewberry - 20 months ago