GIS Analyst - Great Falls

$54,000 - $121,800 yearly
  • Northwestern Energy
  • Great Falls, MT, USA
  • Jun 04, 2024
Full time Analysis Data Design

Job Description

About this position:

The GIS Analyst completes all service orders and analyzes and validates maps, drawings, and sketches prior to entering data into the Geographic Information System (GIS).

We offer great benefits:

NorthWestern Energy is a fully regulated electric and natural gas utility serving Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. We employ 1,500 amazing people and serve 775,300 customers who are our neighbors in our communities. We are a top employer and offer competitive benefits, including:

  • 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%
  • Healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision for you, your spouse and dependents, Health Savings Account (HSA), healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Offering up to six free counseling sessions, per person, per issue, per year for employees, spouses and dependents to include financial heath)
  • Life Insurance (Company pays basic employee policy; spouse, dependent insurance also available)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive pay (Scheduled performance-based wage increases and annual incentive opportunities.)
  • Paid company endorsed volunteer opportunities
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Paid training opportunities
  • Paid time off starting on your first day, plus 11 paid holidays

Benefits may vary by position or as negotiated as part of a collective bargaining agreement.

About this job:

  • Accurately enter data into the Geographic Information System (GIS) database
  • Assist crew members, engineers, and supervisors with map creation
  • Update and upload maps, drawings, and prints into the GIS system
  • Utilize different analysis tools on existing data to ensure proper attribution and connectivity
  • Complete all service orders
  • Convert hardcopy prints and drawings made by crew members and engineers into e-files
  • Review and analyze GIS reports and data to best utilize the information
  • Review, update, and archive existing data for current, accurate, and completeness
  • Assist users with GIS applications to define data, project requirements, and outputs
  • Support users on operation of GIS applications and databases
  • Complete all other projects as assigned
  • Work all required hours including evenings and weekends in response to acute services
  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in geography, information systems, or similar field of study required
  • Experience or training in computer-related systems
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Familiar with OMS, ADMS, GIS Viewers
  • Working knowledge of GIS applications, along with basic knowledge of CAD preferred