Ackerman-Estvold Engineering GIS Analyst in Minot, North Dakota
Minot, ND, USA
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GIS Analyst is a role that captures and implements best practices on data management and GIS usage for our Engineering/GIS customers.
Work closely with designers and engineers to understand the client's business issues and challenges in order to propose Geographic Information Systems (GIS) solutions.
Assist in planning for various projects, including development of the project scope, estimates of effort and other required resources to complete projects.
Propose GIS solutions to problems considering timeliness and effectiveness in addressing the client's needs.
Trace map elements to generate vector data that indicate specific coverage information or geographic attributes.
Design or prepare graphic representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, using GIS hardware or software applications.
Analyze GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data.
Design or coordinate the development of integrated GIS spatial or non-spatial databases.
Assist the company with maintenance or modification of its spatial data stores, processing, and analytical functions.
Enter data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases, using techniques such as coordinate geometry, keyboard entry of tabular data, manual digitizing of maps, scanning or automatic conversion to vectors, or conversion of other sources of digital data.
Review existing and incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation.
Assist in the development of organization-wide GIS standards and policies.
Participate in ongoing client contact and support including presentations and relationship building activities.
Working knowledge of relevant operating systems, software, and program.
Review diagnostics and assess the functionality and efficiency of systems.
WHY YOU'D LOVE THIS JOB
You enjoy a position that allows you flexibility to design and build solutions for clients that impact communities.
You can engage with team members on challenging projects and mentor them in their development.
You like the responsibility that comes from working with a team of business professionals in a fast-paced environment.
You seek opportunities that achieve triple bottom line results for yourself, clients, and the company.
You are driven by integrity, quality, and industry-leading strategies.
You value a fun working environment that that provides the support needed to succeed.
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
You have a bachelor's degree in Geography, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, or related field and/or combination of education and experience.
You are building on 5+ plus years of experience with geospatial analysis projects and/or geospatial solution engineering.
Strong geospatial technology knowledge, including some or all of: Esri's Web GIS software including ArcGIS Enterprise (Portal, Server), ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Apps Suite, ArcGIS Insights and ArcGIS Pro + Business Analyst software suite or similar platform and software packages.
Preferred technical knowledge regarding IT systems and processes.
A BIT MORE INFORMATION
This position is in our Minot, ND office; however occasional travel to other locations and business conferences may be required on an occasional basis.
Must love flexible working hours and free coffee!
If you feel you meet these qualifications and work well in a fast-paced team environment, apply today!