Centerpoint Energy – Infrastructure Data Specialist

Summary:

Performs a variety of tasks associated with mapping, records/database management and reporting related to integrity management project work. Completes project assignments involving facility as-built records, maps, geographic information systems (GIS) editing, data quality procedures, digitizing techniques and Microsoft Office skills.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and edits GIS database information regarding gas distribution facilities and features ensuring system data integrity
  • Researches company archive files/records for project or archived data pertaining to facility installation, materials, and standards
  • Interprets construction drawings of gas distribution facilities
  • Collects information and compiles data to quantify gas distribution facilities within geographic areas
  • Generates and updates reports based on findings
  • Performs additional duties as apparent or as assigned

Education:

Requires a minimum of two (2) years experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to use standard PC software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Able to use or learn basic GIS principles and applications, digitizers, plotters, scanners and other drafting and/or office equipment
  • Able to communicate clearly and courteously, orally and in writing
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment often interacting with others
  • Able to understand and comply with company and industry safety standards, policies, and regulations
  • Able to collect information, resolve issues and produce required products
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Able to learn knowledge of gas drawings, symbolism and related technical information

Interested applicants should contact Kelley Bass, EIT assistant dean for external affairs, at wkbass@ualr.edu or 501-682-8137

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