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Power Engineers GIS Analyst in Richmond, Virginia

GIS Analyst



Department:Mapping and Analysis Group


GIS Analyst

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

  • Experience with ArcPRO

  • Remote UAS Pilot Certification & Experience

  • ArcServer Administration

  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation

  • At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

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 benefit 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!

Salary Range: DOE