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Amec Foster Wheeler GIS Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a GIS Analyst to join our team in Chantilly, VA. The position will support analysis and mapping on a variety of projects for public and private sector clients, particularly for water resources and environmental sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 collection, 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:

  • 0-5 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:

  • Experience with FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

  • Experience with municipal stormwater management

  • Customization of GIS software using Python

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 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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.

Requisition ID: 2020-77741

Name: Staff / Permanent

Type of Requisition: Professional & Technical

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.amecfw.com/

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