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GIS Specialist

Portland, Oregon 97232

Category: Professional Job Number: 14409


Voca Professional has immediate openings available for GIS Specialist professionals in Portland, OR!


Voca connects professionals with fantastic organizations nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!


Assignment Details 

Job Description:

• Use ArcGIS and ArcFM as well as a custom application to identify, configure, and transform distribution data. 
• Read and interpret electrical utility asset information to enter, edit, and update spatial and tabular data. 
• Maintain the accuracy of the GIS database(s), technical files, and documentation. 
• Ensure quality, meet timelines, and coordinate with supervisor and trainers to resolve data issues. 
• Complete data conversion, digitizing, spatial data editing, attribute editing, data validation and maintenance of digital infrastructure spatial data and related attribute information. 
• Analyze data and perform QC/QA related activities, standards enforcement, and data validation. 
• Progress tracking and reporting 


• Technical certification or equivalent in drafting, GIS, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• A minimum of three years of related experience working in a fast paced, high volume production environment using ArcGIS. 
• Experience working with and ability to read and understand electrical one lines, schematics, as well as transmission plan and profile drawings. 
• Knowledge of basic electrical distribution power systems and utility network connectivity. 
• Knowledge of utility engineering specifications and drawings, established drafting and design techniques. 
• Knowledge of current technologies, tools, systems, and vendors. 
• Understanding of company policies, practices, and procedures. 
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues. 
• Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. 


• Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information System (GIS), Natural Resources, Geography or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
• Experience with ArcGIS 10.x and ArcFM 
• Experience working with and maintaining networked utility data. 
• Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages

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