Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC) is a progressive Electric Utility Cooperative located in North Eastern Oregon along the beautiful Columbia River, offering a wide variety of activities year-round. UEC is experiencing rapid growth in the commercial and industrial area and has a challenging position for the right candidate. UEC is seeking a full-time GIS Specialist to be located at the utility office in Hermiston Oregon. UEC offers a competitive wage and benefits package and a 4 day, 10 hour a day work week.
Under the direction of the GIS Administrator, this position is responsible for updating the Cooperative's geographic information system and engineering analysis model and for providing mapping solutions and reports for department needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Education: Associate degree (A.A.) from two-year school in Geographic Information Systems or a GIS certification.
Experience: 1 – 3 years of experience and training in ArcGIS is required. Experience with field data collection is preferred. Familiarity with electrical utility systems and engineering analysis is preferred, but not required. Ability to work with concepts such as buffers, network connectivity and flow, query structures, and measurements related to various coordinate systems.