Stantec GIS Technician in Mequon, Wisconsin

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Your Opportunity

As a GIS Technician with Stantec you will provide technical support which includes mapping applications, spatial analysis, and map production; as well as provide support for assigned projects.

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 power-related projects, including, but not limited to, high voltage transmission lines, wind and solar energy facilities, thermal generation plants and utility gas transmission and distribution.

  • 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 Upper Midwest Stantec offices.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Significant experience working with Esri ArcGIS, preferably in a virtualized environment (e.g. Citrix)

  • 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.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

Education and Experience

Bachelors’ degree in environmental science or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework. Minimum of 1 year of experience providing GIS services in support of environmental permitting projects.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

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 others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: GIS Technician

Primary Location: United States-Wisconsin-Cottage Grove

Other Locations: United States-Wisconsin-Mequon, United States-Wisconsin-De Pere

Organization: BC-1937 Environmental Services-US Wisconsin

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jun 22, 2018, 11:00:03 AM

Req ID: 180000LF