• Title
    GIS Specialist
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions currently has an opportunity available for a GIS Specialist in our Chelmsford, MA office. This position requires the candidate to have one to five years of professional experience. A serious candidate for this opportunity must be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, work well under pressure, and perform to meet schedules and deadlines. The desired candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with different levels of staff across the office and region.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Geospatial analysis
    • Data creation, collection and conversion
    • Heads-up digitization
    • Photo interpretation
    • Georectification
    • Analysis of municipal tax assessor’s data and impervious surface data layers
    • Map production to support a vast array of project types including:
      • Stormwater permitting and financing for municipal government
      • Hydrology and watershed management
      • Wetlands and threatened and endangered species
      • Assessment of contaminated sites
      • Soil and groundwater monitoring and remediation

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science or related field
    • Fluent in ArcGIS Suite 10.X or greater
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Computer literate with excellent organizational skills
    • Skilled in the acquisition of publicly available GIS data
    • Knowledgeable in coordinate systems and projections
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite with focus on Excel, Access and Power Point
    • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy


    • Creation and analysis of raster data
    • 3-dimensional modeling
    • Creating, editing and analyzing vector data
    • Familiar with spatial analysis techniques including:
      • Interpolation
      • Spatial selection queries
      • Buffer, union, join, relate, dissolve
    • Working knowledge of topology
    • Topographic and bathymetric analysis
    • Fluent with coordinate systems, projections, and conversions
    • Programming in Python, C#, VB
    • Knowledge of various data such as CAD, GPS, flat files and ability to convert and work with them in GIS environment.
    • Previous experience working at environmental or engineering consulting firm or municipal or state agencies

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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