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Specialist GIS

Salt River Project

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Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 28, 2022
Reference Code: 927933800
SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

Evaluate enhance, operate and maintain software used in analysis, and production of GIS, spatial and technical graphic products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs GIS task such as analysis, design, programming, testing and implementation.
  • Commands an in-depth technical knowledge of board spectrum of GIS and spatial software demonstrated by the ability to effectively integrate software and hardware to facilitate production of complex GIS products and analysis.
  • Develops, establishes and tests applications for implementation, converting and maintaining GIS applications and databases.
  • Troubleshoots project design, files, directories, hardware and software in order to maintain a producing environment.
  • Instructs and monitors technicians and other department personnel in the use of GIS, software and spatial applications.
  • Maintains computer files, directories, databases, procedures and application documentation.
  • Applies working knowledge of the principles of survey, legal descriptions and fundamentals of land base mapping in development of graphic products.
  • Manages complex workloads and lead personnel in achieving GIS needs.
  • Works with managers, supervisors and analysis in the development and production of GIS applications.
  • Performs GIS, cartographic and technical spatial production work.
  • Attends training classes, seminars, or conferences to remain knowledgeable or GIS applications.
  • Prepares and or conducts written and oral presentations.
  • Assumes duties and responsibilities of a higher classification, if designate, for upward mobility training.
  • Interprets construction documents and various other source documents to assist in the construction, maintenance and validation of SRP's corporate GIS database.


Education

College level coursework (100+) from an accredited institution will be evaluated on an individual basis according to the skill/level to determine if applicable to the position by management.

Experience

Minimum of 3+ years' experience in the area/fields of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or Computer/Aided Design/Drafting (CAD).

Additional Information

  • GIS Certification is preferred.
  • Coursework in Electricity101, 12kV Line Design, and/or Blueprint Reading is preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer functions and date processing concepts.
  • Ability to analyze problems and determine an appropriate course of action.
  • Interpersonal sensitivity.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues in an effort to accomplish team goals and tasks.
  • Ability to work under stress.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others in both written and oral situations.
  • Strong technical graphics and/or mapping systems knowledge and experience.


Hybrid Workplace

Please see below, for additional details around SRP's Hybrid Workplace policy.

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14646

Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although part-time teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.

Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
About this Employer‍

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.