Feb 25, 2022
In Job Opportunities
GIS Administrator Little Rock, AR, USA Fiber Operations Salary range: $58,300 - $72,9000 a year Apply online: https://careers-aecc.icims.com/jobs/2497/gis-administrator/job Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives. The GIS Administrator maintains the cooperative’s geographic information system. Ensuring the electrical system model, outside fiber optic plant, database, connectivity, and geospatial maps are accurate and current and optimizing field and departmental GIS applications to meet the Cooperative’s needs. This position presents the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward. Responsibilities Delivers and updates mapping solution for the Cooperative’s GIS needs to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient utility operations both daily and during emergencies. Designs and implements GIS software and hardware improvements. Source base data, test updates, provide asset information to end-users (field/departments/contractors) in various formats (paper, web, mobile), custom and regular GIS analysis and presentation of reports. Ensures that proposed and in construction infrastructure and associated data are stored properly into the GIS central repository. Works with AECC departments by communicating needs and expectations for maintaining GIS software and hardware and for accessing data from company systems. Assists with installation, configuration, and maintenance of systems within assigned area of responsibility. Produces maps, diagrams, and reports as requested for fiber construction projects or Cooperative departments and divisions. Partners with suppliers and vendors to troubleshoot and correct problems in systems. Assists with continuous performance monitoring of systems and determines when upgrades of equipment and/or services will be required. Troubleshoots problems and resolves issues, as required. Assists in the purchase of materials and supplies necessary for the operation of the systems Participates in the development of documentation describing the technical aspects of systems, as well as operational notes, change control logs, and procedural flow charts. Reviews existing documentation for correctness and completeness. Gather technical requirements for the creation of databases, applications, and spreadsheets. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of technology and GIS functionality. Acquires and maintains appropriate education in the field of GIS. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of GIS, database management, and related hardware/software. Handles stress effectively and works well with others. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s in Geography, GIS, Information Technology, Information Systems or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Benefits 2 Retirement Plan Options Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 9 Paid holidays Educational assistance Paid time off accrual Short-term disability Long-term disability Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email. Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.