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GIS Specialist


Indeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$70.3K – $89K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Lafayette, LA.Report inaccurate salary

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world’s premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The position of GIS Specialist exists to support various survey divisions throughout the organization in the creation, maintenance, development, and analysis of GIS products to satisfy the needs of both internal and external clients.

Duties & Responsibilities


Create, edit and maintain geospatial databases and metadata for client deliverables
Perform CAD-GIS data integration
Provide spatial analyses in support of clients and staff
Provide detailed and concise cartographic output
Prepare maps and charts as directed
Develop visualization and communication strategies for data and results presentation


Assist in providing estimates for proposals where GIS deliverables are required
Develop and implement Server GIS and database applications for use internally and externally
Formulate and conduct training sessions and teaching materials for propagating GIS knowledge throughout the organization.
Guide, coach, and mentor junior members of the team.
Perform all other duties as requested, directed or assigned.



At least two (2) years experience as a GIS professional.
Bachelors degree in geography, environmental science, resource management, geomatics (survey) engineering, or similar field may substitute up to four (4) years of experience
Strong skills using ArcGIS v.10.x and extensions
Working knowledge of ArcGIS Pro and extensions


Experience with relational database management
Experience with OGPs Seabed Survey Data Model (SSDM)
Experience working with 3D datasets and raster imagery
Experience developing GIS solutions using Python or .NET

Experience in the oil & gas, pipeline, petroleum industry
Analytical Thinking/ Thoroughness/ Written Communication/ Technology/ Diagnostic Information Gathering/ Mathematical

Ability to analyze situations accurately, utilizing a variety of analytical techniques in order to make well informed decisions
Skill to gather, analyze and interpret data
Ability to determine and meet customer needs
Ensures that others involved in a project or effort are kept informed about developments and plans
Knowledge of communication styles and techniques
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
Skill to prioritize workflow in a changing work environment

Additional Information

This position is Hybrid – Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

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