Company: El Paso Electric Company

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US-NM-Las Cruces
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Job Description


Under the general direction of the Manager – Asset Management Technologies, is responsible for the maintenance, creation and update of Geographic Information System data. 



Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate with or without a reasonable accommodation that the essential functions of the job can be performed.




Knowledge of electric utility systems, with the ability to discuss the parts and functions of various electrical and mechanical components of a utilities' high or medium voltage systems. 

Proficiency in computer software applications to include AutoCAD, Excel and Word. 

Knowledge of ESRI GIS software and Geodatabase concepts.

Knowledge of mapping techniques including cartographic and topological concepts.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with officers, managers, fellow employees, and the general public.

Ability to maintain a strong sense of propriety concerning confidential matters.




Update GIS Data Base from constructed work order designs.

Using GIS technologies enter and manipulate system and attribute data from manual sources (maps, drawings, documents, etc.) and records.

Update GIS Land Base from Subdivision Plans and Engineering Drawings.

Update GIS Land Base from the County and City sources.

Make corrections to GIS attributes and feature placement. 

Establish and maintain linkages to other databases. 

Conduct mapping research, in the field and in the office, to resolve conflicting information and ensure the accuracy of the data. 

Provide GIS support and services to all internal and external users. 

Perform field verifications to assure Geodatabase accuracy.

Maintain printing and plotter supplies.

Coordinate maintenance of all map printers and plotters.

Create and maintain map books and one-line diagrams.

Support Distribution Design staff by importing commercial site surveys into the temporary Land Base.

Maintain all paper map archives.

Valid driver’s license and be in compliance with the Company’s Driving Program policy.

 Complies with all applicable Company policies, procedures and code of ethics as well as all  applicable governmental laws and regulations to include employment, safety and environmental standards and regulations. 

Perform other related tasks that are not included, but are within the context of the duties defined.




The employee is subject to both outside and inside environmental conditions.  The employee may also be subject to exposure to cold and hot temperatures (Temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees for more than one hour), noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils.

May work non-standard hours.

May require travel to Company work sites.

May require out of town travel.




Light work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.

Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward b bending leg and spine.

Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.

Pushing:  using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.

Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape and temperature or texture by touching with skin, i.e., fingertips.

Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work; those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing:  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discrimination is sound such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Repetitive motions:  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Visual acuity:  Color, depth perception and field of vision to include measurement devices for close inspection and analysis.



Medical and Dental Insurance           

Vision Insurance                                            

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)      

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Travel Accident Insurance

Long Term Disability Benefits

Short Term Disability Benefits

Cash Balance Plan

401 (k) Savings Plan (with Company Match)

Annual Bonus Plan

Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits

Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

Employee and Community Support Activities




El Paso Electric Company (EPE) is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all areas of occupation without regard to age, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, workers' compensation, veteran status, genetic information, or familial responsibilities. In addition, EPE is committed to complying with all relevant and applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination in the workplace.


If interested in applying for this position, you must apply on-line by 5:00 PM, March 27, 2017.  (Please scroll back up to the “Apply Now” button)


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