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Stantec Cartographer/GIS Analyst in CHANDLER, Arizona

Cartographer/GIS Analyst - ( 220002S0 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

This is an exciting full-time position working within our Environmental Services group in the Intermountain West. The selected candidate can be based out of our Salt Lake City, UT, Denver, CO, or Reno, NV offices. The position will serve as a cartographer/junior GIS analyst for a small, emerging GIS team dedicated to delivering a range of geospatial services for a large electric transmission client in the region. Prior experience working in the realm of environmental-related GIS is beneficial in qualifying for this role. Activities with a GIS component conducted in support of our client include: transmission line routing and siting, permitting, and construction; GIS administration, management, and oversight; discipline field surveys (e.g., biological, aquatic, and cultural resources); mapping; geospatial analysis; development of web applications to support project management and field campaigns; stakeholder meetings and outreach; subcontractor procurement; and training/education of non-GIS personnel. The position provides potential for a developing GIS analyst to achieve rapid professional growth, as the transmission team has access to a talented pool of geospatial professionals and abundant technology resources across the company, as well as a mature corporate GIS infrastructure.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead program cartographer, developing effective figures and maps that clearly communicate subject data and analysis results

  • Perform routine and complex geospatial analyses in support of program needs

  • Research, capture, and maintain enterprise and project-specific datasets

  • Design and configure mobile data collection forms, schemas, and workflows using Esri applications (e.g., Esri Field Maps and Survey123)

  • Develop geospatial models and visualizations

  • Ensure efficient, accurate data communication between GIS and CAD platforms to support collaboration with engineering teams

  • Function as the geospatial subject matter expert when supporting survey activities in the field

  • Adhere to program procedures and standards for data storage and transmittal, cartographic production, GIS workflows, and quality assurance/quality control

  • Perform work accurately with the highest emphasis on detail and quality

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within a multidisciplinary team and with the client


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Standout, enthusiastic cartographer

  • General experience in GIS, including geospatial analysis, figure production, field data collection and post-processing, geodatabase design and maintenance, and GIS administration

  • Experience working with the Esri ArcGIS platform (i.e., Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online)

  • Familiarity with web applications and mobile GIS, especially Esri ArcGIS Online and Field Maps/Collector

  • Proficient in both vector and raster data management and analysis techniques

  • Understanding of datums, projections, and coordinate systems

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and CAD-to-GIS data conversion is an asset

  • Experience with Python scripting and other forms of automation is an asset

  • Passion for and understanding of the fields of geography, geomatics, geodesy, technology, and information communication

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously

  • Ability to meet project deadlines and understand how assigned tasks relate to overall project goals

  • Detail-oriented individual with ability to effectively execute concurrent multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of quality

  • Ability to excel in a collaborative environment with frequent surges in workload

Education and Experience

  • 3 to 6 years demonstrated professional work experience performing GIS tasks. An equivalent combination of recent education and job experience may be sufficient to perform the essential job duties.

  • Prior experience working within a consulting environment will be considered valuable.

  • Specific experience providing GIS services within the environmental sector will be considered a strength but is not required.

Work Samples

Candidates should provide two (2) representative examples of prior work that best demonstrate typical work products and the ability to meet the capabilities and credentials outlined in this requisition. Candidates are encouraged to provide context to work samples, if warranted.

  • Examples may include but are not limited to complete reports, analyses, maps or figures, data or 3 D visualizations, presentations, or geospatial technical solutions to environmental or engineering problems.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

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

Primary Location : United States-Arizona-Chandler

Job : GIS

Organization : BC-2037 Environmental Services-US Southwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Aug 5, 2022, 9:16:11 AM

Req ID: 220002S0

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