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GIS Developer

Company: Public Utility - Holyoke Gas & Electric
Location: Worcester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Under limited supervision: undertakes development work on new and existing GIS and CAD applications; develops software and/or applications that are robust; performs and meets the functional requirement of the end user; works with vendors of various software systems for troubleshooting and optimizing the use of existing and/or new systems; and analyzes and designs reports utilizing the appropriate toolset for creating, maintaining, and sharing GIS and other data/results. Candidate will also operate and assist in maintaining GIS and other system hardware, software, printer, and related equipment; move, copy, delete, and add files and data to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer; maintain and comply with company established internal controls, policies, practices and procedures; prepare, update, and distribute GIS and CAD maps, records, databases, and new information as they become available; and keep current with the new GIS and GPS information and technology.
Formed in 1902, HG&E is a municipally owned utility that provides electricity, natural gas, and fiber optic internet services to over 18,000 customers. Our mission to our customers is simple: HG&E will provide competitive rates, innovative and sustainable energy solutions, reliable service, and excellent customer care. We are currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill this vacancy.
DUTIES:
Under limited supervision: undertakes development work on new and existing GIS and CAD applications; develops software and/or applications that are robust; performs and meets the functional requirement of the end user; works with vendors of various software systems for troubleshooting and optimizing the use of existing and/or new systems; and analyzes and designs reports utilizing the appropriate toolset for creating, maintaining, and sharing GIS and other data/results. Candidate will also operate and assist in maintaining GIS and other system hardware, software, printer, and related equipment; move, copy, delete, and add files and data to output reports in hard copy or electronic transfer; maintain and comply with company established internal controls, policies, practices and procedures; prepare, update, and distribute GIS and CAD maps, records, databases, and new information as they become available; and keep current with the new GIS and GPS information and technology.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Must Live in the Holyoke MA Area.
Bachelors Degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Two (2) years experience in GIS Mapping or related field.
Familiarity with databases for storing data, running queries, and creating reports.
Advanced knowledge of Windows 10, Microsoft Office Pro.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Proven dedication to achieving desired outcomes in a team environment.
Good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
Regular and reliable attendance.

PREFERRED ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to above)
Utility industry experience and experience developing web-based GIS maps and managing asset databases.
Masters Degree in GIS, Geography, Natural Resources, Computer Science, or related field.
Ten (10) years; experience in GIS Mapping or related field, asset management and development of web-based GISmaps.

Send all materials to: City of Holyoke Gas & Electric Department Attn: Terry Sweeney 99 Suffolk Street Holyoke, MA 01040 TerrySweeney@hged.com
City of Holyoke Gas and Electric Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V. Working safely is a condition of employment at HG&E. No Phone Calls or Agencies please.

Keywords: Public Utility - Holyoke Gas & Electric, Worcester , GIS Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Worcester, Massachusetts

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