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GIS Analyst I

Location: Chantilly, VA Posted Date: January 29, 2013
Employer: AMEC Foster Wheeler Apply By: March 30, 2013
Employer Job Id: 12097BR CareerMine Job Id: 899141


  • GIS analysis and mapping support on projects for public and private sector clients, particularly for water resources and environmental sectors.


  • Perform GIS database development, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and mapping as a member of various water resources (including floodplain mapping) and environmental services project teams
  • Produce detailed, high-quality cartographic products (digital and hardcopy) and accompanying reports in accordance with technical guidelines and client needs
  • Communicate with project team members and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and desired outputs
  • Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including public domain, field observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps
  • Perform regular quality control checks of GIS Data and non-spatial databases with minimal supervision to ensure data integrity
  • Manage individual project tasks related to GIS, database design and management, and data visualization
  • Customize GIS workflow and software programs for data collection, engineering, and environmental applications

Required Qualifications

  • 0-7 years of GIS experience
  • BA/BS in GIS, Geography or related field
  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office
  • Experience in producing high-quality digital and hardcopy maps and project graphics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Resourceful and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program
  • Experience with stormwater management
  • Experience with ArcGIS Server
  • Customization of GIS software using Python