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Job Status :   Full Time, Employee
Company :   Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Posting Date :   February 28
Closing Date :   OPEN
Relevant Experience :   1 Year(s)
Number of Positions :   1
Location :   Bakersfield, California
Category :   GIS


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Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Mapping Technician - Gas

This position is represented by Engineers and Scientists of California (ESC) and is subject to collective bargaining.

Department Overview

Gas Transmission & Distribution Gas Engineering, Engineering Support Services consist of Estimating, Design Drafting, Mapping, Records, Contracts and Clerical.

Position Summary

Under the direction of a Principal or Lead Mapping Technician, a Mapping Technician Gas uses redline job estimates to post updates to electronic maps and GIS, prepares and updates Operating maps and diagrams, single‑line job drawings and keeps maps and databases (GEMS, GIS, TPL, AR, IGIS) of gas transmission system up to date.



  • Create, modify and update records, maps and diagrams using Gas and Electric Mapping System (GEMS), and computer-aided drafting (CAD) tools and databases
  • Ensure records maps and diagrams comply with federal, state and local regulations and company requirements
  • Update records, maps and diagrams using handwriting, printers and/or plotters as needed along with removing and replacing maps and diagrams at various worksite locations
  • Input data related to specific job-site and facility information for quality assurance purposes, historical tracking, forecasting and produce reports related to job-site data using computers and various applications
  • Review and research work assignments and projects using computers, various internal applications and websites to review
  • Gather data related to records, maps and diagrams for specific job site projects
  • Schedule and coordinate document distribution to meet applicable federal, state and local regulations and company requirements
  • Research and prioritize documents for data input
  • Use computer and other methods and tools for file management of job plans, records, maps, diagrams and other documents


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain within 10 days of hire
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Ability to work flexible schedules, extended hours, nights, weekends, and/or overtime (scheduled or ad hoc)
  • Internal PG&E employees: Must have qualified on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam and Technical Test (TECH Test) exam prior to applying
    External and Hiring Hall candidates: Must qualify on the Physical Test Battery (PTB) exam and Technical Test (TECH Test) exam prior to interviewing


Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience using AutoCAD OR Microstation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products- Word, Excel and SharePoint
  • Demonstrated experience using SAP
  • 1+ year GIS experience


Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.


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