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GIS Specialist

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Hilcorp Energy Company

Houston, TX

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GIS Specialist

Requisition # 18-140.B

Location US-TX-Houston

Category IT


Hilcorp, founded in 1989, is one of the largest privately-held oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and is the largest oil producer in Louisiana. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Hilcorp has over 1,350 employees in multiple operating areas including the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, the Northeast United States, and Alaska's Cook Inlet and North Slope. Our formula is to grow the company by leveraging our core competencies and operational expertise. Our proficiency in these key areas has resulted in significant growth over the last several years. Hilcorp is consistently acknowledged for its culture, values and ethics. In fact we have been recognized by multiple, local and national, publications as one of the best places in America to work. In addition Hilcorp has also been commended for its unique programs that foster charitable giving by its employees and our emphasis on partnering with the communities in which we operate. We take great pride in our accomplishments and strive to maintain a culture that will allow for continued growth.

Hilcorp Energy is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


Using GIS to create maps and other displays for presentation and research purposes that reflect Hilcorp's and competitor's leasehold positions and infrastructure information.

Utilizing internal spatial databases to create customized maps. Responsibilities include loading and maintaining spatial data in an SDE environment.

Using GIS to publish and maintain ArcGIS Server Map Services.

Experience in creating and managing map or feature services in ArcGIS Server.

Using GIS to create and maintain web enabled mapping applications.

Working with third party surveying and mapping companies to create, capture and/or maintain spatial data essential to the company's exploration and production mapping efforts.

Research state, federal, and commercial web sites for supplemental base map data for use in preparing various maps.

Creating wall/presentation size maps using large format plotting equipment.

Updating base maps to ensure up to date and accurate information.

Provide training and technical support to GIS users.

Coordinate with GIS Personnel in other departments to ensure that company exploration and production maps have up to date and accurate data and follow Hilcorp Map standards.

Adheres to the company's values - integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.

Supports company vision and mission.

Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.


7 years minimum of progressively responsible GIS experience.

Working knowledge of ESRI Desktop and Server products is required.

Working knowledge of ArcGIS Server to include publishing and maintaining map, feature, and WMS services is strongly preferred.

Working knowledge of Enterprise GeoDatabases to include loading and maintaining data is strongly preferred. Knowledge of Spatial views, stored procedures, and triggers is preferred.

Knowledge of web-based mapping and business intelligence applications is strongly preferred.

Knowledge of GPS technology, data collection and integration with GIS software.

Ability to read and use Jeffersonian Survey maps, Texas surveyed maps, and metes and bounds descriptions.

Demonstrated computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

Ability to complete multiple tasks of differing priorities without close supervision.

Outstanding organizational skills.

Strong verbal and written communications skills and the ability to work with and communicate effectively with internal contacts and external vendors and contractors.

Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary team environments and independently.

Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.

Related experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in GIS or a closely related field.

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HILCORP IS A COMPANY BUILT ON ENERGY… The energy of our people and the energy we produce. Energy that keeps the lights on and helps make America energy independent. We are one of the largest, privately-held exploration and production companies in the United States. Our success is a direct result of hard work and dedication to doing the right thing. Protecting the environment and ensuring a safe, healthy workplace are priority one for Hilcorp

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