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GIS Analyst

Power Engineers

Salt Lake City, UT 84190
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GIS Analyst

Location:Salt Lake City


Department:Mapping and Analysis Group


GIS Analyst

POWER Engineers is seeking a GIS Analyst to work in our Salt Lake City office for the Environmental Divisions Mapping and Analysis Department. 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 perform practical Geodatabase design, creation, and maintenance; compile metadata and data documentation; and provide technical support for coordinate/projection on information and related issues. This analyst will provide support for projects including:

+ spatial data collection

+ evaluation

+ compilation

+ creation

+ conversion

+ querying

+ processing

+ analysis

+ cartographic design and map production

Candidates should be self-starters with the desire and ability to take the lead on a task and possess the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Candidates should be comfortable as the sole analyst in the our Salt Lake office collaborating with analysts in other offices.

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) 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 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

+ Consulting experience with linear utility routing and siting projects

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, youll 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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