• GIS Technician

    Office Location US-NM-Albuquerque
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  • About the opportunity

    Our Albuquerque, New Mexico office is currently seeking a part-time GIS Technician with GIS/cartographic experience.  Our Albuquerque office offers a unique work environment and specializes in natural and cultural resources.  Your role will be to assist in meeting the needs of our projects. You should be able to work flexible hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm depending on project needs.


    SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

    What you will accomplish

    • Support GIS/cartographic capabilities by creating complex final map products supporting natural, cultural, paleontological and other environmental resource projects using ArcGIS through the use of basic, complex, and analytical data representations from metadata, data sets, and geo-databases.
    • Include attributes from different data sources, symbolizing features, importing/exporting a wide range of file types, and producing production and field maps. 
    • Assist field crews with GPS-grade surveying.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Archaeology, Biology, Environmental Science or related field with an emphasis in GIS (or GIS certificate)
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience beyond university attendance with GPS technology, field data collection techniques, data integration to a GIS, and troubleshooting of equipment and digital files
    • Demonstrated experience with ArcGIS 10.5-10.6 or higher as well as knowledge of cartography and computer mapping including design principles and understanding map creation procedures in ArcGIS required
    • Demonstrated ability of data transfer, data analysis, data mining, and data inventory using basic spreadsheet applications (e.g., Excel, Access, ArcGIS attribute tables)
    • Prior work in natural or cultural resources management, remote sensing, and prior experience working with federal land agencies such as the USFS, NPS, BLM, BOR, USGS desired
    • Knowledge of AGOL, Collector, Survey123, QGIS, NextGIS, Python is a plus

    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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