What is System Mapping?


System mapping can often feel complex, and it’s important to work with a trusted, experienced engineering partner who can provide solutions that will benefit your business for years to come. System mapping is currently performed with geographic information systems (GIS) data. This system has evolved into a powerful and affordable tool for facility mapping, real estate planning, field management, and so much more. Alpha Engineering works with GIS/ESRI data to ensure that these projections are as accurate as possible for every project.

Whether you’re looking to expand or restructure, system mapping can help your business stay ahead of the curve. It can also help to avoid potential pitfalls and planning challenges in the future. Ready to learn more? We’re breaking down everything you need to know about system mapping below.

What are the Different Types of Mapping?

There are various ways you can approach system mapping, and it’s important to have as many options as possible. Our team currently designs circuit diagrams, and these drawings can be used for a variety of purposes for your facility. No matter which type of mapping you need, the diagrams should be very clear, organized, and easy to understand. 

Types of System Maps:

  • Work Plan Maps
  • Territory Maps
  • Circuit Maps
  • Truck Maps
  • Load Growth Maps
  • Township Maps
  • Phasing Maps

Why Do I Need System Mapping?

It’s important to understand all of your options. System mapping can help you identify current issues, develop targeted solutions, and plan ahead for expansion in the future. Every facility or company needs to prioritize safe, reliable and efficient electrical systems. System mapping will allow you to visualize all of the possibilities available for your future, so you can look forward to your goals.

Who Should I Hire For System Mapping?

First, it’s important to work with an engineering team who understands your specific goals. That way, you can feel confident that they will keep the big picture in mind for your project. It’s always a good idea to ask potential partners about their experience levels upfront. Next, find a team who you feel you can trust. They should be responsive to communication and answer your questions thoroughly. At Alpha Engineering, we take the complex challenges you’re facing and turn them into workable, comprehensive solutions.

If you’d like to learn more about your options, fill out our contact form. We would love to hear more about your goals, and we promise to reach out to you shortly.