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Power Engineers GIS Analyst in Richmond, Virginia

GIS Analyst

Location: Richmond

State/Territory: Virginia

Department: Mapping and Analysis Dept


GIS Analyst

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

Roles and Responsibilities

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 coordinating/projection of 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

  • Three to ten years (3-10) of professional experience with ArcGIS

  • Three years (3) experience in siting linear projects with a consulting firm or utility company

  • Experience performing repeatable analyses through models or scripting

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

  • Excellent oral and written communication with the 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

  • Consulting experience with linear utility routing and siting projects

The 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. The candidate should be comfortable as the sole analyst in our Denver office collaborating with analysts in other offices.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Esri Field Maps mobile data collection support

  • Remote UAS Pilot Certification & Experience

  • ArcServer Administration

  • Trimble GPS data collection & Processing Software

  • Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets

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