Power Engineers GIS Analyst in Richmond, Virginia
Department:Mapping and Analysis Group
POWER Engineers, Inc., through its Environmental Division provides planning, permitting, engineering, site assessment and corrective action services to clients worldwide. Across multiple industries, our diverse staff specializes in the areas of siting/routing, air, water, waste, ecological and cultural resources throughout our 45 + offices located across the country and internationally.
POWER is seeking a GIS Analyst to join our Mapping & Analysis team in our Richmond, VA office. The selected candidate would join a team of more than 230 environmental professionals across the U.S.
Roles and Responsibilities
This position provides 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
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.
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.
Remote UAS Pilot Certification & Experience
AutoCAD or Microstation experience
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.