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MIDCO GIS Technologist II in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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JOB PURPOSE:

Coordinate and assist with the integration of data using GIS based mapping tools, specializing in data reconciliation using specific GIS software and technologies in support of multiple departments at Midco. Coordinate workflow from GIS to staff at corporate and regional sites. Your work will contribute to the deployment of innovative technology to both internal and external customers.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Support new services and technologies using GIS based software applications.

  • Execute established operations for quality assurance.

  • Collaborate among field personnel, in-house design team, and design contractors.

  • Ensure synchronization between billing system data and GIS.

  • Ensure network path reliability.

  • Perform attribute changes/edits to GIS data.

  • Perform established operations using internal processes by collecting and entering data into GIS.

  • Ensure accuracy of maps, data, and cartographic outputs.

  • Perform simple network design functions.

  • Support all phases of the project’s life cycle.

  • Coordinate activities and workflow to appropriate personnel.

  • Provide weekly, monthly and annual reports as necessary.

  • Support project design schedules, meetings and resources effectively.

  • Document project activity, communication, expectations, schedules and progress.

  • Must be willing to learn new emerging GIS technologies.

  • Must be willing to train Corporate and Regional personnel on new GIS technology and process/procedures.

  • Availability to occasionally travel across Midco’s footprint or to conferences outside of the footprint.

  • Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.

  • Follow and serve as a role model in displaying Midco’s Core Values and Leadership Success Drivers.

  • Maintain regular attendance and to arrive to work on time as required by your position.

  • Stay engaged and self-motivated, whether in the office or working virtually.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and strategies, initiatives and projects of other departments.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility, and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.

  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.

  • Possess strong problem-solving, critical-thinking and decision-making skills while using good judgment.

  • Multi-task and stay agile without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that develops positive relationships with team members, customer and leadership.

  • Adhere to and actively follow Midco policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the GIS field is required.

  • Degree or certificate program completed in GIS technologies, or other related GIS experience is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the broadband field is preferred with exposure to telecommunications networks and technologies

  • Experience with ESRI and ArcGIS software solutions and applications is required.

  • Experience with GIS principles and methodologies is required.

  • Working knowledge of fiber, HFC, and fixed wireless systems is preferred.

  • A solid understanding of fundamental GIS principles and methodologies is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.

ABOUT MIDCO:

Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By 2025, Midco will deploy 10G, the next great leap for broadband – while also expanding its fixed wireless network to rural areas. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

  • Free and discounted Midco internet / cable

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve

  • Employee referral program

  • Wellness programs

Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by law. To view our full EEO and federal contractor supplemental posters, please refer to Midco.com/FederalPosters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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