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GIS Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Kleinfelder, Inc.

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeLocation260 Executive Dr, Cranberry Township, PA 16066+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsBenefitsPulled from the full job description401(k)Continuing education creditsDental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insuranceVision insuranceFull Job Description

Kleinfelder is looking to add a GIS Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate would work out of our Cranberry Township, PA or Bridgeport, WV office supporting our environmental and construction related work that includes environmental assessment / remediation and natural resources planning including delineation data processing, thematic map production, and data deliverables.

This candidate will be responsible for developing GIS mapping, managing large datasets, data analytics, and graphics development.

Daily workflows will include transforming existing information, GPS field data, and other data resources into working documents using ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop software, completing assignments requiring knowledge of GIS techniques, reviewing maps, drawings, and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.

The candidate shall:

Prepare GIS deliverable products to support internal and external clients.
Demonstrate knowledge in principles of geography/cartography, including coordinate systems and projections, visual hierarchy, geo-processing tools, georeferencing, raster datasets, and symbology.
Have experience in geospatial analysis, data management, and data conversion using both ESRI’s ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro suites.
Evaluate data from various sources to ensure quality and accurate representation. Manage data in a concise manner with an awareness of nomenclature, folder structure, and data schemas.

The following competencies describe a desirable candidate:

Communicating Effectively

Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
Delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener.
Communicates GIS strategies and workflows effectively to relevant stakeholders / other disciplines.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and time-management skills.

Delivering High Quality Work

Perform tasks according to detailed protocols.
Undertakes the responsibility of a data steward to identify any issues that could impact quality.
Reviews own work product to confirm compliance with requirements and expectations.
Self-motivated to research and troubleshoot workflows in GIS.
Is comfortable working independently to execute deliverables.

Serving Internal and External Clients

Maintains awareness of client needs, concerns, and places highest priority on client satisfaction.
Responds promptly to client questions and requests.
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize according to need.

Problem Solving

Ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly.
Breaks down problems into manageable components.
Acknowledges limitations and knows when to identify the need for additional resources to solve problems.

Experience & Academic Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Environmental Science, GIS, a related field including courses in GIS or equivalent professional experience.

Experience: 2-5 years of experience fulfilling the job expectations outlined.

Move Forward with Kleinfelder

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.

Progress with an Employer that Values You

Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through
diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following:

Benefits: Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program.

Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)


Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.

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