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GIS Analyst


Location401 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsBenefitsPulled from the full job descriptionDental insuranceDisability insuranceHealth insuranceVision insuranceIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$65.7K – $83.2K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in San Diego, CA.Report inaccurate salary

GIS Analyst

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity
WSP is currently seeking an Environmental Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to join our team in San Diego, CA. Ideal candidates will have a BS degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, Computer Science, or equivalent and 3-5 years experience, or any equivalent education and experience. Also sought is experience with municipal, industrial, or construction stormwater and surface water quality program implementation. Good communications skills and a willingness to occasionally perform field work, are also sought in this position. We are looking for someone who is genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits/ finding new solutions for our stormwater permit compliance related projects and clients. This position is anticipated to be a Mid-level position located in our San Diego, CA office.
Your Impact

Perform both geographic and non-geographic data manipulation, management and analysis, cartography, and develop/use automated GIS processes using a variety of software environments
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, with a commitment to keeping projects on time and within budget
Work in a production-oriented environment as part of a team
Revise existing GIS layers and create new layers following established standards and procedures
Correct geospatial location of features based on aerial photography or topography
Prepare technical documentation of project requirements, procedures, execution, and implementation plans
Create high quality maps, GIS analysis, and data for reports to support a variety of engineering and environmental projects including: watershed, stormwater outfall, and Best Management Practice (BMP) drainage delineations, stormwater infrastructure asset management, land use analysis, impervious surface area analysis, and Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) related compliance
Maintain metadata and best practices to support systems and data
Assist in the preparation of various analytical reports and monthly progress reports suitable for meetings
Assist with field work activities including stormwater permit compliance related facility inspections, field surveys, and water quality monitoring

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

BS degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, Computer Science, or equivalent
1-3 years experience, or any equivalent education and experience is preferred
ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop v10x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog)
ESRIs ArcGIS Spatial Analyst Extension
Microsoft Excel
Familiarity with other Microsoft Office software (Office, Word, PowerPoint)
Database development and management familiarity
Must possess good organizational and oral and written communication skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Excellent analytical / problem-solving skills
Attention to details and familiarity with GIS related QA/QC and data analysis including topology
Presentation skills, including the ability to clearly communicate GIS technologies
Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy
Ability to work regular office hours, 8am 5pm with potential for occasional overtime and nighttime project work

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with ESRIs web and field applications including ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Collector, ArcGIS Survey 123
Experience with ArcGIS Pro
Familiarity with ArcGIS ModelBuilder
Familiarity with Microsoft Power BI
Basic familiarity with programming languages (Python / Visual Basic / C++)
Experience with implementing and managing ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS for server in a multi-user SDE environment
Experience of processing LiDAR
Experience with CAD platforms and data exchange between CAD/GIS environments


Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: SAN DIEGO – SKY PARK CT
All locations: US-CA-San Diego

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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