GIS Technician

Closing Date February 5, 2024 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

We’re excited to announce the search for a skilled and experienced GIS Technician, to join our team at the Engineering Design and Standards Department – Middle Street location.

 

Interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience are invited to apply for this position.

 

SUMMARY:.

 

Under the general direction of the Head – GIS Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for Collecting GIS data and Preparing drawing records of Company assets.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

 

  1. Collecting GIS data.
  2. Convert all electrical system single line drawings to digital format.
  3. Visit and survey sites.
  4. Assist with the preparation of digital drawings of all disciplines e.g. Mechanical, Electrical and Cartographic.
  5. Assist with the preparation and updating of drawings of the Transmission & Distribution Network.
  6. Provide support to the Head of Design Unit and any other functional superior in designated areas of responsibility.
  7. Ensure strict compliance with prescribed safety procedures for personnel and equipment as prescribed by the Company and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  8. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.

COMPETENCY PROFILE:

·        Thorough understanding of computer software – Skill in the use of Auto-cad and GIS programs
·        Knowledge of Transmission and Distribution Network
·        Knowledge of electrical schematics and blueprints sufficient to interpret and modify/design as needed
·        Skill in reading, interpreting and preparing electrical diagrams
·        The ability to handle multiple task and deadlines
·        Ability to attend to details
·        Thorough understanding of computer software – Skill in the use of Auto-cad and GIS programs
·        Knowledge of Transmission and Distribution Network
·        Knowledge of electrical schematics and blueprints sufficient to interpret and modify/design as needed

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Technician Certificate in Architectural Drawing from the Government Technical Institute along with three (3) subjects C.S.E.C including English A, Mathematics, and Technical Drawing (Grades 1-3) or its equivalent with at least five (5) years’ relevant experience.

 

OR

 

  1. Three (3) subjects C.S.E.C including Mathematics, English A and Technical Drawing (Grades 1-3) and Apprenticeship Training in Electrical Discipline with at least six (6) years’ relevant experience.

 

Salary Grade:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to Apply

Application along with your curriculum vitae should be submitted to reach the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email recruitment@gplinc.com not later than February 05, 2024.