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GIS Outside Plant Analyst I (Remote)

Company: TDS Telecom
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

GIS Outside Plant Analyst I (Remote)

Job Locations

US-Remote Location




TDS Telecom

Pay Range

$63,100.00 - $102,600.00


The GIS Outside Plant Analyst I is expected to assist in the creation and construction of OSP designed maps using GIS. The successful candidate will have to understand numerous projects, possibly located in multiple locations and states. This position will assist in continually monitoring design costs and monitoring job progress to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. This position will use GIS as a hub to enable collaboration between multiple arms of the organization. It will also have an emphasis on developing tools, organization, processes, and reporting from GIS data sources. This position can be hired at either a GIS Outside Plant Analyst (2023-22167) or GIS Outside Plant Analyst I (2023-22168) level depending on the skills and qualifications of the candidate. Different job postings exist for each of these positions. Please reference each job posting for the minimum qualifications required for each role and submit an application for each level that you are both interested and qualified for. The pay range listed for this position represents the low and high end of the base compensation range. The actual offer amount will carefully consider multiple factors, such as relevant skills, qualifications, work experience, location and/or competencies that align with the specified role. Certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses and equity awards. TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Metrocom/TDS) is a leading provider of fiber internet service. With more than 50 years of experience, the growing communications company is building and deploying new, fiber optic networks in neighborhoods across the country to deliver up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds to homes and up to 10 Gigabit internet speeds to business. In addition, TDS provides innovative TV entertainment and advanced phone services. Visit to learn more.

TDS provides communications services to a mix of rural and suburban communities throughout the United States. The company employs more than 3,400 people nationwide and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS Inc.), a Fortune 1000 company [NYSE: TDS]. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit for more information.


  • Perform all types of analysis not covered by existing applications
  • Able to handle multiple complex projects concurrently. Able to switch between projects with minimal downtime.
  • Partner with Regional OSP and external contractors on the use, functions, and tools within GIS.
  • Understand, enforce, and guide various groups in the use of GIS tools and processes
  • Manage the implementation and communication of new tools and processes
  • Develop strong working relationship with contractors, so communication is constant for issues and project status throughout.
  • Take requests and obtain necessary information for future development
  • Understanding workflows of multiple groups and how they interact
  • Understand and troubleshoot complex issues in external processes


    Required Qualifications
    • Associate degree (or higher) -OR- 2+ years professional work experience.
    • 3+ years experience in Voice, Data, or Video networking.Other Qualifications
      • 2+ years' experience in GIS, ESRI and ArcGIS
      • Experience with the use of GIS in engineering or construction
      • Ability to travel up to 10%
      • GIS Certificate
      • Python, SQL, AutoCAD, or other coding languages
      • Experience in Telephony or related fields
      • Excellent leadership, customer relations, and communication skills
      • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • PC database, spreadsheet, and word processing skills
      • Working knowledge of NESC construction practices and engineering standards
      • Ability to work in a cooperative and courteous manner with diverse work groups
      • Ability to read and assess fiber designs and printsBenefitsAssociates scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off benefits such as vacation (15 days accrued per year for full-time; pro-rated for part-time associates working between 20-39 hours), sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates), seven paid national holidays and one floating holiday, paid parental leave (2 weeks after 12 months of employment), among others. Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability coverage is also available for associates working 30 or more hours per week and Education Assistance is available to full-time associates. Associates scheduled to work under twenty hours per week or for a limited term (i.e. interns) are eligible for medical coverage, the 401(k) plan (if 18 or older), as well as sick leave (10 days accrued per year for full-time and pro-rated for all other associates). For more detail on the benefits we offer click here. At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

        Pay Range

        $63,100.00 - $102,600.00

Keywords: TDS Telecom, Madison , GIS Outside Plant Analyst I (Remote), Professions , Madison, Wisconsin

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