Mountain Parks Electric, Inc. (MPEI) has an immediate job opening for the position of GIS Technician located at our company headquarters in Granby, CO. MPEI is an electrical cooperative located in Granby in the north central mountains of Colorado.
Applicants must have experience with software applications including MAPPING, CAD, ESRI/ARCGIS, word processing, spread sheet and data base software or transferrable computer experience especially in mapping software required. Applicants must have and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license. High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree in technical area is desirable. Experience with GPS coordinate data collection is desirable. Must demonstrate the ability to work with the public.
This position is responsible for supporting the Engineering team and GIS coordinator in GIS functions. The position includes, but is not limited to, supporting the following duties:
Engineering software applications and database interconnects that include ARCGIS (mapping and facilities database), NISC/MAPPING AND STAKING (staking and work management system), and their interconnections with each other and with NISC/SERVICE, NISC/FINANCIALS, NCIS DEW Microsoft Windmil (engineering analysis model), as well as any future interconnects e.g. with SCADA, OMS, etc. Maintains, develops, and implements scripts to automate common functions.
Organizes, coordinates, maintains, and updates GIS mapping system including the following:
Updating electronic map data, electric system and land base including modeling of special equipment e.g. switchgear, reclosers, etc.
Publishing electronic map data and producing printed map products as needed.
Creating new maps as required. Improving land base maps as needed.
Maintaining and updating facilities database associated with maps.
Providing connectivity for engineering analysis on maps.
Providing sectionalizing data on maps.
Performing and/or inputting field GPS data gathering for new line extensions and facilities.
Tracking and reporting monthly the joint use counts, active service locations and lights.
Providing analysis and reports from GIS data as requested.
Provides IT support to MPEI users for mapping applications.
Strives to maintain good customer relations by providing service requested, answering questions, and offering assistance.
Other duties as assigned.
MPEI owns and operates approximately 1800 miles of line operating at 25kV with approximately 22,000 meters. MPEI is headquartered in Granby, Colorado at 7,935 feet, 90 miles from Denver International Airport and 25 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park. Experience gold-medal fishing in the Colorado and Fraser Rivers. Take a boat out on Lake Granby, the second largest body of water in Colorado – and near Shadow Mountain and Grand Lakes. Explore miles of hiking trails, connecting Granby to Fraser, Colorado. Our area boasts top notch downhill skiing, mountain bike trail systems, down-hill bike park and cross-country trails at nearby resorts.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and contact us to complete an application. This position will remain open until filled.
Compensation Range: $30.13-$41.68/ hour depending on experience.
Benefits: Full time employees qualify for a suite of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, 401(k), and paid time off programs, among other benefits.
Mountain Parks Electric, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer.