Power Engineers GIS Analyst in Houston, Texas

GIS Analyst

Location:Houston

State/Territory:Texas

Department:Mapping and Analysis Group

Description

GIS Analyst

Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is seeking a GIS Analyst to work in our Environmental Division Mapping and Analysis department. The position will provide mapping and analysis support for routing and siting, impact assessment, and analysis for natural gas pipelines and high voltage electric transmission lines. The GIS Analyst will provide support for projects including:

  • spatial data collection

  • evaluation

  • compilation

  • creation

  • conversion

  • querying

  • processing

  • analysis

  • cartographic design and map production

This analyst will perform practical Geodatabase design, creation, and maintenance; compile metadata and data documentation; and provide technical support for coordinate/projection on information and related issues.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Environmental Resource Management, or related field with a specialization in GIS

  • Consulting experience with linear utility routing and siting projects

  • Five (5) + professional experience with ArcGIS

  • Presentation-quality cartographic skills (portfolio examples are welcome)

  • Excellent oral and written communication with ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical staff/management

  • Strong general computer skills (troubleshooting/problem solving)

  • Proficiency in Windows OS and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Experience providing GIS analysis for a State and/or Federal environmental process

  • Trimble GPS data collection & Processing Software

Candidate should be a self-starter with the desire and ability to take the lead on a task and possess the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Remote UAS Pilot Certification & Experience

  • ArcServer Administration

  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

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