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Environmental Consulting Industry GIS Specialist ( Roseville CA )


  • TJG Civil Engineers and Land Planners
  • 01/13/21
  • Rocklin, CA
  • 95765
  • Full-Time
Environmental Consulting Industry GIS Specialist

Applying GIS Technology to Biological, Water, and Cultural Resource issues, as well as environmental planning projects

Position: GIS Specialist with Environmental Consulting industry experience
Location: Roseville, California
Prestigious and thriving environmental consulting, landscape architecture, and planning firm servicing local government, public agencies, and private clients actively seeks GIS Specialist to join our dynamic Roseville, CA office.

This is a long term full time career opportunity offering a highly competitive salary, opportunity for professional growth, and a generous benefits package, including 401 K retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, paid leave, holiday pay, and much more.

The ideal Environmental Consulting Industry GIS Specialist will have the following qualifications, background, and experience:

- Bachelors degree in geography, landscape architecture, natural resources, or closely related field required.

- Proficient working knowledge and experience with ArcGIS software in creating and maintaining GIS data, developing maps, and performing analysis.

- Understanding of AutoCAD sufficient for inspecting files, identifying and isolating key project information, and importing into GIS with appropriate projection.

- Skilled at georeferencing data and images and experience importing, correcting, and managing GPS data.

- Environmental field work experience and/or GIS programming experience are a plus (not required)

- Excellent communication skills and proficiency with core Microsoft Office software programs

- Successful candidate will be one who enjoys independent problem solving and has a high attention to detail and pride in their work.

Environmental Consulting Industry GIS Specialist overall role and responsibilities:

- Compile, convert, and analyze geographic data to produce map products using ESRIs ArcGIS in support of environmental consulting biological, regulatory, and planning reports and proposals and marketing materials.

- Process and integrate GPS data, imagery, and AutoCAD-based information.

- Create, maintain, and update GIS geodatabases.

- Produce additional non-cartographic graphics as needed.

- Research background data options and data availability and obtain publicly-available data relevant to project.

- Read and review engineering drawings and communicate with design and engineering firms to obtain and clarify data.

- Routine maintenance of GPS units, including managing background and data files, cleaning, and coordination with service company.

- Develop and maintain custom data dictionaries in TerraSync.

FIRM SNAPSHOT:

Our environmental consulting office has extensive expertise in applying GIS technology to biological, water, and cultural resource issues, as well as environmental planning projects. We have extensive knowledge and experience creating, updating, manipulating, and analyzing geographic data; the development of sizeable GIS databases for public agency and large development projects; as well as high-quality map production. We are also skilled in aerial data interpretation of vegetation communities and habitats, as well as digital image processing.

Digital field data collection is also integral to the services our firm provides. We routinely apply digital field mapping to projects using Trimble mapping-grade GPS units with sub-meter accuracy. Our field and GIS staff are highly knowledgeable in GPS data collection and configuration, as well as the development and use of custom digital data entry forms for efficient, consistent, and accurate data collection. GPS data are regularly edited and overlain onto existing base data in ArcGIS for analysis and the production of high quality cartographic maps.

Our service also include the design and implementation of interactive database applications that can serve as integrated companion products for spatial GIS datasets. An integrated database application presents the end-user the ability to view, query, and report on tabular information or to perform tabular or spatial analyses and create maps from within GIS software.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
For immediate and entirely confidential employment consideration please email current and detailed resume to career@johnsongroupinc.com . You will be contacted promptly for an initial interview.


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