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GIS Technician in Topeka, Kansas
Posted on June 7th, 2017

​Department Description
Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas, Inc., was established in 1997, and has a 100-year tradition of providing utility service to customers. As the largest natural gas distribution company in Kansas, we provide safe, reliable natural gas to more than 630,000 customers.

Brief Description

We are currently hiring for a GIS Technician in Topeka, KS. The GIS Technician provides entry level GIS-based mapping services to the Engineering & Asset Management Division to support planning, engineering, operations, and safety activities companywide.

Detailed Description

A day in the Life:
Our GIS Technicians provide support to multiple departments and are responsible for providing utilize GIS software to update and maintain gas system and land base spatial data based on information received from internal field operations and external sources.
They are responsible for communicating with business operations to resolve source documentation problems when issues arise.
They analyze and interpret source documentation (engineering drawings, material sheets, CAD drawings, etc.) for completeness, correctness, and usability.
This position is eligible for a flexible work schedule with exception of the core office hours of 9:30 am - 3:30pm.
Job Requirements
**Expectations of this role:
We desire someone who reflects the ONE Gas company values and culture.
**Personal skills required:
Self-starter - good work ethic and ability to work autonomously
Good communicator - skilled at conveying information and support to employees
**Required experience:
Associates degree in GIS ORan equivalent combination of training and the following job related experience:
Ability to research, analyze and interpret:
engineering drawings and associated documentation
right-of-way information
legal descriptions
Ability to learn and use ancillary information systems, such as Maximo, to support day-to-day work activities.
Basic knowledge of ESRI desktop software for data editing, querying, map and report creation.
Ability to follow regulatory requirements for the gas pipeline and utility industry, including company standards and procedures.
Knowledge and/or training related but not limited to:
Applicable GIS software
Basic geospatial concepts including:
Data formats Coordinate systems and map projections
Table and spatial queries
External data processing (format conversion, spatial adjustment, attribute mapping)
Gas system business processes

Additional Details
As a premier employer in the communities in which we do business, we offer competitive compensation, career development and excellent benefits, including three weeks of vacation which may increase based on prior experience in the field, stock award programs, and 401(k) match, among many others.

How To Apply
Please to view additional details about the job requirements and to register and apply for this position.
Only applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be considered. Only those applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.
Reference Job Opening IRC62160.
**We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.
Job Title: GIS Technician
Location: Topeka, KS, US
Organization Name: Kansas Gas Service
Minimum Salary: 41000
Maximum Salary: 61000
Currency: USD

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