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System Mapper B 5

Job ID 30300 Location Hicksville, New York Organization Land and Property Department Gas Long Term Planning

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Job Purpose

CLASSIFICATION:                      System Mapper B-5

DEPARTMENT:                             Gas Engineering

SECTION:                                      Regional Engineering

LOCATION:                                   Hicksville, NY.

DAYS/HOURS:                              40

HOURLY WAGES:                       $28.24

Key Accountabilities

The primary responsibilities of the position may include, but is not limited to, the following processes within a Geographic Information System (GIS) environment:

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of National Grid’s GIS map that is utilized to access geographical data across downstate New York.
  • Assist with mapping functions performed in the field onto the GIS with an extreme attention to detail.
  • Perform a variety of analytical tasks to maintain the connectivity and structural integrity of the mapped gas facility network. 
    • Record and document details of map updates, additions and/or deletions.
      Transcribe information as shown on field survey map, completed work order sketch or other orders, prints, sketches, etc., into the GIS. The transcription process includes the updating of facilities and of specific data into the associated tables and fields in the GIS software.
  • Prepare printed map products as required for use by National Grid.


  • Must communicate effectively, follow direction, and work independently
  • Experience with ESRI’S Arcmap 10.3 or higher a plus.
  • Extreme attention to detail, organization, and follow-through.
  • Motivation to meet or exceed internal expectations for productivity, performance, and quality.
  • Ability to build strong relationships through communication and collaboration with Field Staff, Engineering and other departments to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficiency in basic math, geometry, and mapping concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Maintain files and logs, plot graphs, knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, composition and business writing.  In addition, specialized courses in drafting. In addition, specialized courses in GIS or related fields.
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:Associates Degree in GIS or related Engineering fields, or a GIS certificate.
  • EXPERIENCE:Two years in this or related work.

Candidates for this position will be required to take a screening test.
In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, employees selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with departmental requirements and to participate in the Company’s Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.
System Mappers Grade 5 who successfully complete 5 years in the role will automatically progress to the System Mapper Grade 6 role.

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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