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AAT-AMS Opr (GIS Technician)


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  3038

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve.  We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


External Pre-Hire Assessment Required: Team Member Pre-Hire Assessment
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Job Summary

Maintaining the integrity of the corporate Geographic Information System (GIS) database by efficiently entering, updating, or correcting information to record the current status of (and changes to) DTE Electric physical, geographical and electrical facilities. This allows standardized electronic records for information retrieval and supports the production of a variety of products that include electrical schematics, geographic maps, and one-line electrical operating diagrams. Gathers and interprets; inputs, checks and files the required data.

Key Accountabilities

- Utilizes technical knowledge to enter new information and record changes to physical, geographical, and electrical facilities (OH, UG, street lighting, work orders, circuit cutovers, TV attachments, field changes, etc.) using computer aided design (Microstation and/or AutoCAD)  and GIS (ESRI/ArcMap) software. Also, updates tasks in our workflow management software (Maximo) and maintains documents in our document management system (Documentum).

- Aligns/georeferences CAD construction drawings from developers to the GIS landbase.

- Creates operating maps (OH & UG) for distribution circuits, streetlight, URD, trunks, ties, etc. using CAD and ESRI/ArcMap software.

- Monitors the Geographic Information System database for correctness and completeness and takes appropriate action to correct discrepancies.

- Performs field checks to verify physical, geographical, and electrical facilities information and customer address assignments. Creates all indexes (URD, conduit, street lighting, distribution circuit, trunks, ties, etc.), township maps, and updates the location for residential and commercial customers in the outage management system software.


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

- Must have a high school diploma or GED.

- Must have one year of prior job related experience.

-Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and CAD (Microstation and/or AutoCAD) software.

- Demonstrated customer service skills.

- Working knowledge of CAD drawings, and schematics.

- Obtain an evaluation of 'Recommended' on the Technician Occupations test (TECH).   

  Exception:  You will not be required to take the CSR if you are an incumbent and/or  

  changing location, or have previously taken and passed the test at the same or higher  



Preferred: A Technical Diploma or Associate's Degree. Two years of prior job related experience.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit