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Morristown Utility Systems - GIS Tech
Posted on March 22nd, 2017

​GIS Technician
Description :
Position Purpose
The GIS Technician is responsible formapping of electrical or fiber facilities on a Geographic Information System, ESRI, and related AM/FM mapping activities for the utility.

Core Functions
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks related to transferring work order documentation into GIS mapping related programs.
  • Assists to coordinate maintenance schedules and vendor support for GIS.
  • Coordinates the collection, verification, and entry of critical information into the GIS, ESRI, and Customer Information Systems (CIS).Assists in coordinating the exchange of data between related software programs and systems including work order management, outage analysis, engineering analysis, SCADA, ETI overture and the Customer Information System.
  • Performs data mapping and analysis tasks including verification of work order data, preserving critical data on electric system infrastructure and other queries of information needed to support operational requirements.Interpretation of utility maps to identify the physical location of system equipment, including cross reference of CAD drawings to verify transformer, street lights, and fiber device information.
  • Produces printed maps, GIS/ESRI plots and work orders as requested.Coordinates field data collection using GPS Technology for all utility systems as business requires.
  • Expected to develop knowledge of electric system and skills needed to perform as relief dispatcher, including communications protocol with field crews and other internal or external personnel.

  • Associate degree in GIS, ESRI, or CAD related programs or related field or equivalent number of years of experience.
  • Knowledge of GIS system administration and facilities mapping.
  • Knowledge of ESRI products, CAD mapping, document presentation, and SQL database.
  • Intermediate computer skills that contains a broad knowledge; knows and applies the full range of concepts, practices of the field.
  • Communicate frequently in a professional manner with internal and external persons
  • Competencies include communication, coordinating, vocational and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree inGIS, ESRI, or CAD related programs or related field or equivalent number of years of experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience and training in network implementation, management, and customer service.Knowledge of computer communications

Contact : 
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All career opportunities require a completed application form. You may attach a resume. Forward the completed application along with the resume by email, fax, or by mail to the address below. MUS only accepts employment applications when a job opening is available. 

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Applications and resumes can be sent to:


Human Resources Administrator
P.O. Box 667
Morristown, TN 37815-0667

(423) 586-9490
Deadline for Applying : Apr 7, 2017

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