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PPL Corporation GIS Specialist II or Sr GIS Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky

Company Summary Statement

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve more than 1.3 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 334,000 natural gas and 433,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. KU serves 569,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia. LG&E and KU are major employers and active supporters of the communities they serve. They empower employees, community members and initiatives across their service territory through volunteerism and investments in organizations that support education, sustainability and wellbeing.

Overview

Performs intermediate technical work providing technical support for GIS project implementation and operation,

testing and enhancing GIS applications for the business operations of Electric Distribution and Transmission, Gas

Distribution and Transmission.

Responsibilities

This position requires knowledge and ability to perform a diverse array of GIS related work.

Possible development and administering web-based GIS applications, preparing GIS datasets, maps, database

reports and specialized queries.

This position requires an employee to be flexible, be able to multitask, think intuitively, implore time

management and project management skills, and possess troubleshooting ability.

Participate in and provide support for Capital and O&M project development and implementation.

Design, build, and implement comprehensive geospatial models to support business operations.

Lead training of users and create training material on how to utilize geospatial tools and data maintained by

department.

Leads analysis, development and implementation of departmental business practices and systems that meet the

needs of Asset Information.

Effectively communicates with all levels in the company by blending appropriate levels of technical and business

detail to ensure issues are thoroughly understood. Develops and maintains relationships with clients, peers,

vendors and management.

Perform and/or have a formal “Storm Role” in the Distribution Operations business in events of large storms or

major outages.

Qualifications

GIS Specialist II

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in GIS or related discipline and a minimum of three years of experience or a minimum of seven years of relevant experience in lieu of the bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Employee must be well versed in ESRI products and be able to work with GIS data effectively.

Knowledge of geospatial data modeling and analysis.

Good planning and organizational skills with good written and oral communication skills.

Sr GIS Specialist

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in GIS or related discipline and a minimum of five years of experience or a minimum of nine

years of relevant experience in lieu of the bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Employee must be well versed in ESRI products and be able to work with GIS data effectively.

Knowledge of geospatial data modeling and analysis.

Good planning and organizational skills with good written and oral communication skills.

#LG&EKU

GIS Specialist II

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in GIS or related discipline and a minimum of three years of experience or a minimum of seven years of relevant experience in lieu of the bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Employee must be well versed in ESRI products and be able to work with GIS data effectively.

Knowledge of geospatial data modeling and analysis.

Good planning and organizational skills with good written and oral communication skills.

Sr GIS Specialist

Education/Experience/Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in GIS or related discipline and a minimum of five years of experience or a minimum of nine

years of relevant experience in lieu of the bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Employee must be well versed in ESRI products and be able to work with GIS data effectively.

Knowledge of geospatial data modeling and analysis.

Good planning and organizational skills with good written and oral communication skills.

#LG&EKU

This position requires knowledge and ability to perform a diverse array of GIS related work.

Possible development and administering web-based GIS applications, preparing GIS datasets, maps, database

reports and specialized queries.

This position requires an employee to be flexible, be able to multitask, think intuitively, implore time

management and project management skills, and possess troubleshooting ability.

Participate in and provide support for Capital and O&M project development and implementation.

Design, build, and implement comprehensive geospatial models to support business operations.

Lead training of users and create training material on how to utilize geospatial tools and data maintained by

department.

Leads analysis, development and implementation of departmental business practices and systems that meet the

needs of Asset Information.

Effectively communicates with all levels in the company by blending appropriate levels of technical and business

detail to ensure issues are thoroughly understood. Develops and maintains relationships with clients, peers,

vendors and management.

Perform and/or have a formal “Storm Role” in the Distribution Operations business in events of large storms or

major outages.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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