With a solid foundation, anything is possible. Building something from nothing is in your blood, and it’s in ours too. It’s why we choose to do meaningful work that transforms the world we live in. Like you, we can’t wait to get our hands on exciting, diverse projects that make a difference in our communities. We’re constantly growing (it’s kind of our thing) and we depend on every member of our talented teams to get us even further. You can depend on steady, long-term access to high-quality projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. At Black & McDonald, we strive to provide our people with endless opportunities to learn, grow and leave their mark on an exciting industry.


Black & McDonald, Salt Lake City is actively seeking a GIS Specialist to be responsible for mapping and maintaining GIS information for projects. Projects may involve surveying, electrical engineering, electrical distribution design, overhead and underground electrical line distribution, NESC codes, requirements and regulations as well as joint attachment audits and pole loading software.


  • Field Survey
  • Bluestakes and Permits
  • Utilize survey information and develop plans and maps.
  • Perform tasks such as digitizing, copying and scanning of drawings, prints and maps.
  • Follow quality practice and procedures by self-checking all work product and checking the work of others as required.
  • Follow safety procedures.
  • Maintain the GIS with information from sources including, but not limited to, work management systems, as-built construction drawings, work orders, completion records, field reports or other information from the job sponsor.
  • Process and approve completion records, perform manual or computer aided drafting using AutoCAD.
  • Perform and update records to cities, utilities, and also update JDE.

Employment Requirements

  • GIS degree preferred, or 1 year experience with ArcGIS, ESRI, AutoCAD, Micro station, or advanced CAD application, preferably in a utility environment or transferable skills to adapt to a utility environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in GIS, advanced CAD or graphical representation.
  • Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with all levels in the organization and with outside clients.
  • Must be a self starter, able to work with others and to handle multiple tasks.

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.