New Century Software Inc

  • GIS Technician I

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 5:19 PM)
    ID
    2018-1223
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Integrity Plus
  • Overview

    New Century Software/Integrity Plus is a leader in developing data management and integrity management solutions for the oil and gas pipeline industry. These pipelines transport natural gas and hazardous liquid petroleum products throughout the US and the world. The company develops desktop, web, and mobile applications that help pipeline operators manage information about pipeline assets and ensure safe operation. The company supports these implementations and applications with professional services that include pipeline risk analysis, data conversion, data migration, and consulting.  New Century Software/Integrity Plus is currently recruiting for a GIS Technician I to be based in our Houston, TX office.

    Responsibilities

    The position of GIS Technician I is primarily tasked with complex spatial data sets. Responsibilities are presented in order of priority a­­­nd include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Analyze spatial and technical data, designs, or preliminary specifications
    • Create databases and design data structure and properties
    • Ability to create, manage, and edit feature classes and spatial data
    • Understand geographic projections and coordinate systems
    • Basic understanding of Python programming language
    • Visualize workflow for survey data processing
    • Follow directions (written and verbal)
    • Compliance with company policies and procedures
    • Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders
    • Conduct yourself in a professional manner with both internal and external personnel
    • Report to work as assigned and submit weekly timesheets on time
    • Develop a general working knowledge of Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations 49 CFR 191-199, specifically 49 CFR 192 (Gas) and 49 CFR 195 (Hazardous Liquid and CO2)
    • Other responsibilities as identified by the Data Management Team

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Geospatial Information Management, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.)
    • One year of GIS experience preferred
    • Knowledge of basic geoprocessing that should include, but are not limited to:
      • Basic knowledge of SQL queries or Access query builder
      • Attribute editing in ArcMap
    • Must have high attention to detail, strong organization skills, and able to work in a team setting
    • Previous work experience in the pipeline industry preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

    All Integrity Plus employees are required to participate in a training and onboarding program. Basic curriculum is required to be completed within the first three weeks of employment and the additional curriculum is to be completed within six months of start date.

     

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • Primary Location: Houston, TX
    • Position: Full-Time
    • Travel is required up to 10%

     

     

     

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