1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
GIS Specialist
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Job Description

Our client locatred in Portland is looking for 2 (TWO) GIS Specialists with 3 years of related experience working in a fast paced, high volume production environment using ArcGIS. Experience in the energy industry is a huge plus.

Role will entail:
Use ArcGIS and ArcFM as well as a custom application to identify, configure, and transform distribution data.
Read and interpret electrical utility asset information to enter, edit, and update spatial and tabular data.
Maintain the accuracy of the GIS database(s), technical files, and documentation.
Ensure quality, meet timelines, and coordinate with supervisor and trainers to resolve data issues.
Complete data conversion, digitizing, spatial data editing, attribute editing, data validation and maintenance of digital infrastructure spatial data and related attribute information.
Analyze data and perform QC/QA related activities, standards enforcement, and data validation.
Progress tracking and reporting

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Technical certification or equivalent in drafting, GIS, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of three years of related experience working in a fast paced, high volume production environment using ArcGIS.
Experience working with and ability to read and understand electrical one lines, schematics, as well as transmission plan and profile drawings.
Knowledge of basic electrical distribution power systems and utility network connectivity.
Knowledge of utility engineering specifications and drawings, established drafting and design techniques.
Knowledge of current technologies, tools, systems, and vendors.
Understanding of company policies, practices, and procedures.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues.
Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team.


Bachelors degree in Geographic Information System (GIS), Natural Resources, Geography or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with ArcGIS 10.x and ArcFM
Experience working with and maintaining networked utility data.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation. 

We will call qualified candidates after review.
Resumes will NOT be sent to clients without your approval. 

Refer a colleague to us, and Precision will give you $1000 if we find a job for that person!

(The fine print: The referred candidate must be previously unknown to us. Start date must be within 6 months of referral.)

Overtime: straight time


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Precision System Design, Inc.

Precision Design Systems is a Manufacturing, Engineering and Systems Integration Company dedicated to making the world safer and healthier. We do that through the implementation of processes and systems, which focus on energy conservation and utilize alternative energy and renewable sources. Our primary focus is on "Waste To Energy" solutions, because we feel this is an important issue faced by the entire world and would like to apply our collective knowledge to help preserve our future. Our Industrial Process Equipment is designed for optimal energy consumption and usage as well as operational safety. Our Alternative Energy solutions, which include our Fuel Cell Test Systems, Bio Fuel Systems and Waste to Energy Systems are designed utilizing the very latest technology, focused on performance and durability, while making our world a cleaner place to live.