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GIS Analyst

Date: Feb 7, 2020

Why Join New Mexico Gas Company?

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico Gas Company manages more than $1 billion of assets, including 12,000 miles of natural gas pipeline in a service area that covers 6,501 square miles, operates in 23 of the 33 counties in the state and supplies 60 percent of the population of New Mexico.

The ability to serve our 520,000 customers is rooted in the commitment of 700 employees across New Mexico. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose, values and our approach to business. Our ever-changing company is creating exciting opportunities for our workforce and the communities where we operate.

New Mexico Gas Company is proud to be an affiliate of Emera, Inc., one of the 20 largest energy companies in North America with $29 billion in assets, more than 7,400 employees and 2.5 million customers in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.

By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career.

Title: GIS Analyst
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: Wyoming
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Sunday March 1st, 2020. 

Placement in the level is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.

 

GIS Analyst

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

 

SUMMARY:

 

Provides analytical expertise and application development utilizing geographic information system (GIS) software.  Maintains raster databases and structure through acquisition and deployment.  Presents project highlights and elements to key stakeholders and makes recommendations to ensure success of GIS projects.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Plans, prioritizes, schedules, and performs spatial analysis and application development for various geographic information systems (GIS) projects

Develops, enables, and supports spatial electronic data extraction, collection, processing, and deployment companywide and externally via advanced GIS functionalit

Programs and supports applications, tools, and user interfaces for management of geographic information, data analysis, map production, and enhancements to existing applications

Provides aerial and raster support through acquisition, collection, and deployment of data and tools through various GIS mediums statewide

Provides global position system (GPS) application development, training, and support to field personnel for data collection efforts statewide

Provides expert guidance and training to others in the development regarding construction of maps and related graphic material

 

COMPETENCIES:

 

Thorough and in-depth working knowledge of GIS applications and ability to ensure the sustainability, accessibility, and reliability of these applications on a day-to-day statewide operations platform

Ability to gain knowledge through experience in utility design or construction of similar types of projects

Ability to perform complex analysis and interpret complex data and recommend changes and/or improvements to management

Ability to manage complex assessments

Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time in a dynamic environment

Knowledge of Company goals and objectives

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

 

Bachelor's degree computer science, GIS, geology, geography, or related field with three to five years of gas utility GIS experience or other related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

 

Must at all times possess a valid drivers license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations

Ability to present information and respond to questions from various individuals and groups

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

 

Advanced ability to use personal computer and knowledge of geographic information system software products, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software

 

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

 

Ability to handle project assignments working independently based on established policies, procedures, and guidelines, though at times seeking assistance from management.  Ability to identify and resolve complex practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

 

DECISION MAKING:

 

Independently approaches decisions involving the definition and scope of projects, research methods used, and how to present information

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Ability to sit up to 2/3 of the time and to stand, walk, and stoop up to 1/3 of the time.  Good vision and ability to adjust focus is required.  Manual dexterity is required.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Office environment.  Some fieldwork is required.

 

New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!

  

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!

  

NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

  

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

 

 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

  

  

ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

  

Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Employment for this position will be contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include a background screen and drug test.  Also, pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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