GIS Analyst

Job Summary:

Utilisource is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its geospatial team as a GIS Analyst. Our team is looking for a well-organized, self-directed applicant who has experience with the ArcGIS suite of desktop and ArcGIS Online cloud environment.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, document and adhere to Client design requirements
  • Leverage out of the box and custom software solutions to perform GIS data management and analytical tasks.
  • Generate innovative solutions by approaching problems with curiosity and open mindedness, using existing information to its fullest potential.
  • Support and manage GIS applications based on growing business demands
  • Plan and coordinate GIS activities to meet outlined goals
  • Develop quality control standards for system application
  • Perform data capture and analysis for GIS products
  • Oversee data flow, management and distribution activities to support GIS
  • Support in designing and creating geospatial database
  • Work in compliance with GIS standards and quality policies
  • Provide technical guidance to GIS users when needed
  • Stay abreast with latest developments in GIS field
  • Support in developing work plan for complex projects
  • Provide design lead with updates on progress and roadblocks


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge in ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Products (ArcMap, ArcPro)
  • Good working knowledge of ArcGIS Online and ESRI mobile apps such as Web App Builder, Dashboard, Survey 123, and Collector
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with mobile GIS data collection and GPS accuracy standards.
  • Excellent Written and verbal skills
  • Genuine enthusiasm toward learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions
  • Ability to think analytically and solve problems
  • Ability to excel in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy


Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science, or a related field from a four-year college or university preferred
  • Professional GIS experience in the utility sector is also preferred
  • Experience with ESRI software is required
  • Knowledge of computer applications and functions including, but not limited to:

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ESRI, CAD, and other related software

  • Spatial analysis and geoprocessing tolls expertise (geocoding, linear referencing, routing, networks, CAD-GIS interaction, metadata, symbology, web-based mapping applications, WMS/web services.)

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Vision to allow prolonged periods of computer work
  • Vision to allow differences in colors, shades and brightness
  • Light to moderate lifting is required
  • Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to use different types of office equipment
  • Must be able to tolerate moderate noise (business office with computers, phones, printers, and light traffic)
  • Class E license preferred
  • Must be able to traverse all necessary terrain at a job site