• GIS Specialist

    Office Location US-CO-Broomfield
    Requisition Number
    2018-10266
    # of Openings
    1
    Program
    GIS/CADD
    Hire Type
    Regular
    Hourly/Salary
    Hourly
  • About the opportunity

    Do you thrive in the pursuit of excellence in GIS design, spatial analytics, cartography, and data management? SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a GIS specialist for our Denver, CO office.  This position will support our natural and cultural resources programs. 

    What you will accomplish

    • Support GIS workload to ensure that productivity goals are met and that projects are delivered on time and on budget
    • Help maintain a collaborative work environment between project managers and GIS specialists
    • Help ensure quality of work is consistent with SWCA's standards and practices
    • Use ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and/or Pro for data management, production/editing, spatial analytics; and for producing quality report and field maps efficiently
    • Provide data management and technical support for a variety of handheld GPS units using ArcGIS Collector and Survey123, Trimble GPS, and ArcPad
    • Create cartographic-quality map products using ArcGIS Desktop and Online
    • Help design, create, maintain, and QA/QC geospatial databases using ArcGIS
    • Produce technical documentation for workflow and metadata

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a GIS certificate is required; Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Cartography, Archaeology, Biology, Environmental Science or related field with an emphasis in GIS is preferred
    • A minimum of two (2) years of professional work beyond university attendance
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cartography and computer mapping including design principles and understanding map creation procedures in ArcGIS is critical
    • Ability to take direction, listen keenly to instructions, and work well with a team
    • Strong understanding of topological relationships, proficiency working with complex data sets, and ability to apply creative solutions to spatial problems
    • Demonstrated ability for data transfer, data analysis, data mining, and data inventory using a variety of software applications (e.g., Excel, Access, ESRI ArcGIS)
    • General understanding of basic statistics, and geometric math computations (e.g., summary, distributions, frequency, min/max, range, angles, distance, slope, degrees, area)
    • Demonstrated experience with GPS technology, field data collection techniques, data integration to a GIS, and troubleshooting equipment and digital files
    • Demonstrated ability to perform spatial analyses while maintaining data integrity
    • Ability to produce presentations, and/or written protocol of methods for reports or within metadata to replicate GIS-related analyses or modeling techniques applied on projects is strongly preferred
    • Prior work in natural or cultural resources management, remote sensing, and/or water resources, and prior experience working with federal land agencies such as the USFS, NPS, BLM, BOR, USGS, or other, is very desirable
    • Prior knowledge and experience with ArcSDE, creating database schemas, domains, ArcServer/web applications, network analysis, and/or application development is also a plus; knowledge of Python, .NET, Java, PHP, HTML, is desired

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

     

    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

     

    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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