GIS Analyst

Stantec Inc. Bakersfield, CA
Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Bakersfield, CA office is currently seeking a GIS Analyst to join our Environmental Services Group.

Your Key Responsibilities

* Creating maps and performing a wide range of geospatial analyses in support of environmental permitting, environmental field surveys, and construction compliance for a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, high voltage transmission lines, wind and solar energy facilities, thermal generation plants and utility gas transmission and distribution, biological surveys, archaeological surveys, and environmental permitting.

* Adhering to established cartographic standards and Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes.

* Managing a wide variety of project-specific and reference geospatial data in accordance with defined data management standards.

* Occasionally supporting geospatial field data collection efforts. Typical collected features include wetlands, waterways and rare, threatened or endangered species occurrences or habitats.

* Collaborating with existing GIS staff members working in other Stantec offices.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

* Experience with environmental datasets (i.e. biology, archaeology).

* Experience working with Esri ArcGIS.

* Experience working with AutoCAD is a plus.

* Familiarity with SDE databases and workflows, ArcGIS Online, Collector for ArcGIS, Survey 1-2-3 for ArcGIS, Trimble Pathfinder Office, and Trimble TerraSync is a plus.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

* Ability to meet project deadlines and understand how assigned tasks relate to project goals.

* Ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships.

* Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

* Ability to perform work accurately in a detail oriented environment.

* Ability to occasionally travel overnight to support field data collection with a variety of GPS units.

* Exceptional visual, written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.

* Valid state driver's license.

* A pre-employment physical and/or drug & alcohol screening will be required.

Education and Experience

Bachelors' degree in environmental science or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework.

Between 3-5 years of experience providing GIS services in support of environmental permitting projects.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's' talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: GIS

Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield

Organization: BC-1858 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jun 11, 2018, 3:31:15 PM

Req ID: MIG-34072