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Job Open: GIS Technician (Natural Gas), York County Natural Gas Authority - Rock Hill, SC

By General Inquiries posted 01-25-2024 11:42 AM


Job Title: 8-GIS Technician, Engineering Department

Applicants should send a resume directly to or they can apply on


Under direct supervision, the primary responsibilities include assisting in editing, analyzing, and developing the Authority's geographical information system (GIS) data as well as integrating this data with the Authority's customer databases and constructing network models using ESRI software; using advanced geospatial technologies to analyze, visualize, and interpret data pertaining to natural gas infrastructure; maintaining accurate and current geographic information systems (GIS) data, creating maps, and offering support to various departments within the organization. This position reports to the GIS Administration Supervisor.


  • Performs all aspects of the job in an ethical and legal manner that best represents the values and policies of York County Natural Gas Authority.
  • Adapt, prepare, digitize, analyze and maintain GIS and GPS data using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, Spatial Analyst, and other software products and custom applications related to ESRI.
  • QA/QC and conflation of GIS data to correct any existing errors and/or omissions to help maintain data/database integrity.
  • Analyze the Authority & third-party inspection data being captured to identify trends and patterns
  • Utilizes AutoCAD (occasionally) to convert CAD files for importation into ESRI mapping for updating or adding new subdivisions and other related project drawings.
  • Assists with printing maps and drawings periodically for distribution to Management and Operations personnel.
  • Prepares special drawings, tabular reports and/or presentations as required. Assists others with presentations using Power Point, maps and other visual aids.
  • Assists with setup and maintenance of long term GPS data and collection projects to improve system records.
  • Develops custom GIS tools and applications to automate repetitive tasks and enhance workflow efficiency.
  • Assists with technical support and training to end-users, ensuring the effective utilization of GIS tools and applications.
  • Attends meetings, conferences, and workshops related to the geospatial and utility industry, as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as required. The above duties and responsibilities may apply to PEG facilities as directed.


  • Thorough knowledge of ESRI software and related Windows based extensions.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD for Windows and Python scripting for GIS automation; portable global positioning system (GPS) devices and data interchange with PC’s.
  • General knowledge of procedures related to the installation and maintenance of natural gas facilities.
  • Able to design, train, update and publish ESRI Web maps for employees and contractor use.
  • Able to prepare work orders and generate reports from various databases.
  • Able to integrate complex GIS and non GIS databases to support business needs.
  • Able to interpret complex data sources using strong analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a team with internal and external departments or independently with minimum supervision.


  • An Associate’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Geospatial Science, Engineering, or related technical field is required.
  • Proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, Spatial Analyst, and other GIS software and practical work experience with increasing responsibility in a GIS related field with ESRI is required.
  • Preference is given to candidates possessing a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, GIS, Geospatial Science, Engineering, or related technical field with classes in Information Technology (ie. Python or GIS related).
  • Preference is given to candidates familiar with ArcGIS Pro, proven ability to develop and maintain forms in ArcGIS Survey 123 & Field Maps, and with experience with ArcGIS Mobile Applications.


  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record are required.
  • This is a non-covered function and is subject to random drug testing.
  • Must be local. No relocation provided.
  • Please share a portfolio of your work (as long as it is not proprietary) along with your resume.

EOE/ Drug Free/Tobacco Free

Job Type: Full-time, hourly

  • 8% automatic company contribution + 6% employer match to 401(k)
  • 100% employer paid premiums for employees & 85% employer paid dependent premiums (Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx/Health Reimbursement Account)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Company Store Credits
  • Onsite Fitness Center