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Pike Corporation GIS Technician I in Fort Mill, South Carolina


GIS Technicians are expected to have basic level knowledge of GIS programs, spatial and cartographic understanding, and GIS software skills. This is an entry level technical support position, working with Designers, Engineers, GIS Management, and other support staff. The incumbent will perform cartographic displays (ESRI Suite, Autodesk, and other software programs) which support engineering and construction detailed drawings of electrical assets within a production level team environment. Additionally, the incumbent will assist in tracking project status by using web-based mapping tools (ESRI’s ArcGIS Online). This position requires job dedication, team, and individual interactions with driven processes, including QA/QC, and distinct deadlines in order to provide quality to client requested products and services.


 Prepare drawings using ESRI’s ArcMap/ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Microstation, or other integrated electronic drawing packages as required

 Assist in creating web-based mapping tools (ESRI ArcGIS Online) webapps, webmaps, and dashboards to assist the client and internal use

 Fully proficient with the placement and maintenance of graphical features in client GIS systems such as ArcFM, Intergraph FRAMME, Small World, or G-Tech.

 Develop a working knowledge of client construction standards and utility information systems.

 Develop and maintain drawing standards (fonts, line weights, border sheets, naming conventions, etc.) for use in the company produced drawings.

 Documentation and report preparations with Microsoft and other industry specific programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, Microsoft Access Database, Fulcrum, Nitro Pro, and Adobe Acrobat.

 Assist with implementing and managing field data collection tools and tasks, including the use of GPS devices and execution of post-processing.

 Support the maintenance and operation of client’s mapping and GIS applications by maintaining, reporting, and posting work or by gathering data to be inputted by others.

 Perform otherduties as assigned by management.


Generally routine, established precedents; practices and procedures exist.


Exchange of routine information only.



QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Required High school degree or GED.

Preferred Associates degree (AA or equivalent from two-year college or technical school).

Preferred A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or University in GIS, Geospatial Science, Geography, Environmental Science, Computer Science and/or GIS Certification. Or equivalent technical experience.


0-2 Year(s) Experience in GIS and/or CAD programs and working in the GIS utility industry




Moderate amount of on-the-job training to use client programs and processes.


A. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.

B. Ability to write simple correspondence.

C. Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


A. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

B. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

C. Other; Understanding of spatial concepts, projections, and query operations.


A. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

B. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


  • Self-Motivated

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Work independently

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities?

  • Stand 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Walk 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Sit 2/3 and more (Regularly)

  • Talk or Hear 2/3 and more (Regularly)

  • Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls 2/3 and more (Regularly)

  • Climb or balance None

  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Reach with Hands and Arms Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Taste or Smell None

  • Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted? If so, how much and how often?

  • Up to 10 Pounds Up to 1/3

  • Up to 25 Pounds Up to 1/3

  • Up to 50 Pounds None

  • Up to 100 Pounds None

  • More than 100 Pounds None

  • Does this job have any special vision requirements?

☒Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

☒Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

☒Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships_

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Wet, humid conditions (non- weather) Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Work near moving mechanical parts None

  • Work in high, precarious places None

  • Fumes or airborne particles None

  • Toxic or caustic chemicals None

  • Outdoor weather conditions Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Extreme cold (non-weather) None

  • Extreme Heat (non-weather) None

  • Risk of electrical shock None

  • Work with explosives None

  • Risk of radiation None

  • Vibration None

While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is:

Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Pike Engineering is an equal opportunity employer


Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005434