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CareerMine Job Id:
845752 Job Summary
Employer Job Id:
October 11, 2012
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December 10, 2012
[Company] Louisville Cultural/Natural Resources team is looking to fill a GIS specialist position that would support projects involving cultural resource management (Archaeological and Architectural Studies) and natural resources management (NEPA focus). The existing Cultural/Natural Resources GIS team also provides mapping support to Geotechnical, Water Resources, and Environmental Groups across the Midwest Region. The projects completed by the Cultural/Natural Resources team range from baseline survey efforts related to recording cultural and natural resources up to detailed statistical-based predictive modeling efforts that incorporate a variety of datasets spread over multiple states. The broad range of project types investigated by the group in general provides a varied and interesting working environment and leads to the need for a fairly flexible and well-rounded applicant.
Specific skills that would be necessary for the job would be to perform
- Produce detailed, high-quality cartographic products (digital and hardcopy) and accompanying reports in accordance with technical guidelines and client needs;
- Develop databases and manipulate data to facilitate queries related to analysis and reporting;
- 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, geophysical survey, 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, archaeological, and environmental applications for use with Trimble GPS units or tablet devices.
- 2-4 years of GIS experience;
- BA/BS or MA/MS in GIS, Geography, Anthropology, Environmental Science or related field;
- Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software including spatial analysis;
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office (including Access);
- Experience in producing high-quality digital and hardcopy maps and project graphics;
- Strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Resourceful and self-motivated;
- Genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits/ finding new solutions;
- Good analytical / problem solving skills.
- Understanding of how to bring value to project execution through information management and programmatic solutions;
- Familiarity with SDSFIE data and FDGC metadata standards;
- Strong GIS skills with two or more GIS packages, such as ARCGIS, MapInfo, ENVI, IDRISI, GRASS or other open source mapping programs;
- Strong Macro / C/ C++ / Visual Basic Programming skills;
- Understanding of and/or willingness to learn math and statistical analysis;
- Strong Oracle or related RDBMS skills including development skills.
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