MVEA has a job opening for a GIS Field Technician
Job # CO5602646
Mountain View Electric Association (MVEA), an electric distribution cooperative serving approximately 46,000 meters in East Central Colorado, has a job opening for a GIS Field Technician at its Falcon Operations Center near Colorado Springs, CO. Responsibilities include: Gathering and validating GPS points and data. Coordinating data and point collection by other MVEA employees and contractors. Performing field checks to verify field conditions and resolve problems and discrepancies. Providing map correction mark-ups to GIS technicians. Marking poles and equipment as needed. Managing GPS data files. Training employees in the use of GPS equipment and software. Maintaining GPS equipment.
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Also requires additional technical training beyond high school that includes GPS/GIS and one year related experience, preferably with electric utilities. Valid Colorado Driver License or ability to obtain is required.
MVEA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent NRECA retirement plan, great benefit programs, and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications. Pre-employment drug screen and back ground check required. Application deadline is July 1, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Apply at Limon Workforce Center, 285 D Avenue, Limon, Colorado, (719) 775-2387. You may also use the link to the Limon Workforce Center below or directly at www.connectingcolorado.com/ or email Melody.Bolton@state.co.us or pick up an application at either MVEA office, Falcon - 11140 E. Woodmen Rd., Falcon, CO 80831 or Limon – 1655 5th Street, Limon, CO 80828.