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Intermediate/ Senior GIS Analyst


Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeLocation601 SW, Portland, OR 97204+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$69.3K – $87.8K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Portland, OR.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description
Intermediate/ Senior GIS Analyst – ( 220004B7 )
As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, theres no end to the scope and significance of your work and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, were problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful.
Join an integrated team that is working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world. Our team works on diverse industry areas such as generation thermal, hydropower and other renewable sources of energy, transmission and distribution, oil and gas, and mining. Seeing beyond the project at hand, youll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Youll find yourself working with leaders in one of the worlds top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.
Your Opportunity:
The Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst or Senior GIS Analyst (depending on experience) is responsible for providing GIS services to external and/or internal clients in a shared services environment. Work will focus primarily focus on supporting Power & Dams, Mining and Oil and Gas projects. The GIS Analyst determines client needs and proposes optimal GIS and geospatial technologies and solutions to meet business needs.
This is an exciting full-time position working within our Energy & Resources Integrated Design business operating unit within Stantec. Flexible (e.g., in-office, hybrid, virtual) work schedules are available. The position will be joining an existing dynamic 6-person GIS group to support exciting projects across Canada, United States and extending worldwide. The desired candidate should be well rounded across the entire GIS platform.
Your Key Responsibilities

Applying GIS theories, principles and software to efficiently meet project demands.
Serves as the GIS lead on both small and large-scale projects.
Understands and manages defined budgets over entire project life cycle.
Completes both basic (e.g., georeferencing) and complex (e.g., suitability modeling) desktop GIS tasks and analyses.
Configures and develops mobile data collection applications.
Configures and develops web-based applications.
Creates maps/figures and performs a wide range of geospatial analyses in support of diverse projects.
Designs and manages project-specific spatial databases in accordance with defined data management standards.
Client facing Stantec representative on geospatial technologies, softwares and solutions.
Leverages ArcGIS Platform to create comprehensive project GIS solutions.
Collaboration with existing GIS and CAD staff members across the company.
Provides quality control / quality assurance of outgoing GIS deliverables.
Mentoring of junior members of the GIS team in technical skills and project execution.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Well established understanding of GIS theory and principles (e.g., vector, raster, coordinate systems, projections, transformations, cartography, etc).
Significant experience working with and applying the Esri ArcGIS Platform (Desktop, ArcGIS Online, Enterprise) to a wide variety of project types.
Proficient with Esri ArcGIS Pro
Strong foundation in data acquisition, exploration, management, editing, analysis and visualization.
Strong understanding of coordinate systems, projections and transformations.
Advanced cartographic skills for both desktop and web-based maps.
Competent with ArcGIS Online associated applications (e.g., Dashboards, Web App Builder, StoryMaps, Experience Builder, Hub Sites)
Proficient with ArcGIS Online and/or Portal to publish project sensitive data within custom web maps and applications for data consumption by project teams, the client and/or public.
Experience configuring Esri mobile data collection applications (e.g., Field Maps, Survey123) to meet a wide variety of project field data collection needs.
Understanding of remote sensing general principles and applications (e.g., LiDAR) and experience using derived data products (e.g., las dataset, DEM, DSM)
Familiarity with GIS / CAD data interoperability
Familiarity with 3-D visualization techniques within ArcGIS Pro
Basic experience with python scripting to automate tasks and/or strong interest in developing python scripting skillset

Key Characteristics

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 establish and maintain 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 research and problem-solve technical issues.
Ability to understand the big picture of a project and how that relates to the GIS tasks at hand.
Enjoys challenging GIS tasks.
Exceptional visual, written and verbal communication skills.
Interest and ability to educate and promote GIS and geospatial technologies.
Interest and ability to develop overarching GIS solutions that can be consistently applied to various projects that are innovative.
Interest in keeping up to date on emerging geospatial technologies.
Self-motivated to learn new GIS skills and continuously improve on existing skillsets.

Education and Additional Experience

Bachelors or an advanced degree in GIS, geology, geomatics engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental science, or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework.
A minimum of 7 years of professional applied experience providing GIS services.
Prior experience within a consulting environment is preferred but is not required.
Advanced Web App Development experience would be valuable but is not required.
Intermediate to Advanced Python scripting skills would be valuable but is not required.
Intermediate to Advanced Arcade skills would be valuable but is not required.
Intermediate to Advanced PowerBI skills would be valuable but is not required.
Advanced enterprise database management experience (Server, SDE, SQL) would be beneficial but not required.
Specific experience providing GIS services and solutions within the Power & Dams, Mining, and Oil and Gas business sectors will be considered a strength but is not required.


GISP is an asset but not required

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.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergized
Primary Location : United States-Idaho-Boise
Other Locations : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-California-San Diego, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-California-Irvine, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Arizona-Chandler
Organization : BC-2554 E&R BOU-US Integrated Design
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jan 3, 2023, 11:09:37 AM
Req ID: 220004B7
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