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CenterPoint Energy


CenterPoint Energy - New Braunfels, TX


Summary:Provides technicial support by doing various analysis, computations, utilizing computers and AuotCAD software as well as perform precise measuring operations using survey instruments, for the preparation of land descriptions, drawings, and sketches that will be used in securing rights to place company facilities on private and public lands.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:• Collects and inputs field data into electronic job folders.• Interprets deeds, maps, field notes, etc. to insure proper location of boundaries and/or company facilities.• Analyzes electronic data and performs mathematical adjustments.• Determines boundary easement location between private and company ownerships.• Perpares maps, sketches, plats and metes & bounds descriptions of company interests.• Prepares legal reports, maps and plats for architecture, engineering, enviromental, legal and service consultants.• Creates, updates, and maintains company easement and property rights on maps and GIS system.• Delineates routes, areas, and sites for fee and easement acquisitions which supports gas operations• Perform field measurements as part of a survey crew as required.','!*!Education:Requires a high school diploma or a G.E.D. providing the equivalent knowledge of English, basic mathematics, grammar, spelling and punctuation.Requires mastery of basic surveying and/or engineering mathematics (including algebra, geometry and trigonometry) through college coursework or experience.Experience:Requires a minimum two years of computer aided drafting experience creating boundary drawings and plats.Additional Knowledge, Skills, Licenses/Certifications, Abilities & Personal Characteristics (KSLAPs):• Able to provide a valid Texas Department of Transportation driver's license, present and maintain a safe driving record and to operate motor vehicles safely and in compliance with applicable laws and company policies.• Able to demonstrate and apply proficient skill with:• AutoCAD and coordinate geometry software to produce scaled drawings• ArcMap GIS software, field GPS and data collection devices• Processing field data using Trimble Business Center• Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word• Basic knowledge of legal principals of real estate and land boundary law• Able to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills• Able to demonstrate strong personal effectiveness skills including integrity and trust, problem solving, decision-making, and results orientation.• Able to adapt quickly to changing demands and to demonstrate flexibility in the face of change or uncertainty.• Able to manage time effectively and handle multiple tasks and priorities.• Able to interface with all levels of company personnel, contractors and peers.Physical Requirements: • Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop.• Able to view personal computer monitor or laptop screen for extended periods of time.• Able to operate office machines including printer, photocopier, scanner, telephone or fax machine.• Able to bend at waist, crouch, kneel, dig, sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.• Able to ascend and descend stairs.• Able to reach, grasp and move items.• Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.• Able to perform visual inspections and to distinguish colors.• Able to communicate orally in a clear manner.• Able to speak, read and understand the English language.• Able to hear oral communication in person and on equipment, such as telephone and mobile phone.• Able to operate a motor vehicle, including ability to enter and exit the vehicle unassisted.Working Conditions: • Able to work in an office environment, regardless of whether cubicle, open office or private office.• Able to adapt easily to changing work schedules.• Able to work overtime (scheduled and/or unscheduled, nights and/or weekends) occasionally, as needed or required to meet established deadlines.• Able to travel occasionally, very infrequently overnight.• Able to function successfully in environment with moderate pressure to meet deadlines.• Able to perform Emergency Operating Plan (EOP) assignments which involve long work days and challenging field conditions following major storms. During EOP events, this position is required to report for alternate duty following the storm to assist in electric or gas service restoration efforts. This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.In addition to a pre-employment test, employees performing job functions regulated by the Department of Transportation (i.e. safety-sensitive functions) are subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. Other testing (post-accident, reasonable cause, return-to-duty, follow-up, or return to work) may be required in accordance with work related conditions.THIS IS A DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION (DOT) SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION – RANDOM DRUG TESTING REQUIRED!','!*!This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.','Engineering','US-TX-New Braunfels-South TX Div/Dist Offc New Brn','','','Full-time','Nov 9, 2017','Dec 4, 2017','7:30am-4:30pm','7:30am-4:30pm','SURVEY TECHNICIAN - NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

5 days 13 hours ago

CenterPoint Energy


SURVEY TECHNICIAN - NEW BRAUNFELS, TX CenterPoint Energy - New Braunfels, TX, United States


Location: New Braunfels, TX

Company Profile:
Welcome to CenterPoint Energy. We're a company with more than 5 million metered customers and a long history of service. CenterPoint Energy is composed of an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the Houston metropolitan area, local natural gas distribution businesses in six states, a competitive natural gas sales and service business serving customers in the eastern half of the U.S., interstate pipeline operations with two natural gas pipelines in the mid-continent region, and a field services business with natural gas gathering operations, also in the mid-continent region. We're an established company with substantial assets that are managed by experienced people.