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GIS Analyst

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.The Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst is responsible for providing GIS services to external and/or internal clients in a shared services environment. The GIS Analyst determines client needs and proposes optimal GIS and geospatial technologies and solutions to meet business needs under the guidance of the GIS Manager.This is an exciting full-time position working within our Environmental Services business operating unit. The position also has the potential to support other business lines including Mining, Oil & Gas, Power & Dams, and Water as needed. This position will support projects across the United States.This postion can be remote within driving distance to one of our Southern California offices; Thousand Oaks, Pasadena, San Diego, Irvine or San Bernadino.Alternatively, there is a possibility for the candidate to be located within any of our southern California Offices. This mid-level position, which allows for ample professional development and mentorship, will expand our existing southern California GIS team.Your Key ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the design and management of project GIS databases along with the compiling of geographic information to support specific GIS project tasks.Developing high quality cartographic work products both in the desktop and web environments.Conduct simple to complex spatial analyses using both vector and raster data types to provide insights to planning, engineering, environmental and geotechnical project tasks.Design and configuration of mobile data collection workflows using Esri specific mobile applications.Adhering to established cartographic standards and Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes.Collaborating with existing GIS, CAD and non-geospatial staff members across the company.Serves as the GIS lead on both small and large-scale projects.Leverages ArcGIS Platform to create comprehensive project GIS solutions.Mentoring of junior members of the GIS team in technical skills and project management.QualificationsYour Capabilities and CredentialsSolid understanding of GIS theory and principles.Significant experience working with and applying the Esri ArcGIS Platform (Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Enterprise), including in a virtualized environment (e.g. Citrix), to a wide variety of project types.Proficient with Esri ArcGIS Desktop software (i.e., ArcPro, ArcMap, ArcCatalog)Experience with ArcGIS Online and/or Portal to publish project sensitive data within custom web maps and applications for data consumption by project teams, the client and/or public.Familiarity with ArcGIS Online associated applications (e.g., Dashboards, Web App Builder, StoryMaps, Hub Sites)Experience configuring Esri mobile data collection applications (e.g., ArcGIS Collector/Field Maps, ArcGIS Survey123, QuickCapture) to meet a wide variety of project field data collection needs.Strong foundation in data acquisition, data management, data analysis, data models and data editing.Familiarity with coordinate systems, projections and transformations.Advanced cartographic skills for both desktop and web-based maps.Familiarity with GIS / CAD data interoperabilityFamiliarity with 3-D visualization techniques within ArcGIS Pro a plusGood driving record and valid driver's license required.Key CharacteristicsAbility to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.Ability to meet project deadlines and understand how assigned tasks relate to project goals.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.Ability to perform work accurately in a detail-oriented environment.Ability to research and problem-solve technical issues.Ability to understand the big picture of a project and how that relates to the GIS tasks at hand.Desire to push the boundaries of GIS on projects, when appropriate.Enjoys challenging GIS tasks.Exceptional visual, written and verbal communication skills.Interest and ability to educate and promote GIS and geospatial technologiesInterest and ability to develop overarching GIS solutions that can be consistently applied to various projects that are innovative.Interest in keeping up to date on emerging geospatial technologies.Self-motivated to learn new GIS skills and continuously improve on existing skillsets.Education and ExperienceBachelors or an advanced degree in GIS, environmental science, geology, biology, archaeology, or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework.3 to 5 years demonstrated professional work experience performing GIS tasks. An equivalent combination of recent education and job experience may be sufficient to successfully perform the essential job duties.Demonstrated skills in python scripting will be considered valuable.Prior experience within a consulting environment will be considered valuable.Specific experience providing GIS services within the Environmental Services industry sectors will be considered a strength but is not required.Advanced data management experience (Server, SDE, SQL) would be beneficial but is not required.Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Willingness to travel for project work.This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's' talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergizedPrimary Location : United States-California-Thousand OaksOther Locations : United States-California-Pasadena, United States-California-Irvine, United States-California-San Bernardino, United States-California-San DiegoJob : GISEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Individual ContributorTravel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Oct 11, 2022, 3:09:36 PMStantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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