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GIS Analyst

Company: Wood
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking GIS Analysts to perform flood risk analysis, mapping, and related services on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Northeast U.S. regions.

This role has the potential to work remotely from any location in the US.

Key Responsibilities :
Perform GIS database development, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and mapping as a member of a local and regional water resources team (primarily flood risk analysis and mapping)
Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including hydraulic models, field collection, satellite/aerial imagery, public domain data, and existing maps
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 collection, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps
Perform regular quality control checks of spatial and non-spatial datasets to ensure data integrity
Collaborate with team members on 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


Skills / Qualifications

Required :
2 - 5 years of GIS project experience
BA/BS in GIS, Geography or related field
Understanding of cartography and cartographic principles
Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software (Pro, Desktop, and/or Online)
Proficiency using Microsoft Office
Experience in producing high-quality digital and hardcopy maps and project graphics
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to understand and carefully follow both written and oral guidance/instructions
Resourceful and self-motivated

Preferred :
Experience with FEMA's Risk MAP and National Flood Insurance Program (strongly preferred)
Experience with hazard mitigation
Customization of GIS software using Python
Basic proficiency in other scripting/programming languages a plus

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Portland , GIS Analyst, Professions , Portland, Maine

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