• GIS Specialist

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a GIS Specialist to join our team in Novi, MI.


    Are you a GIS Specialist with 0 to 2 years experience that enjoys technical challenges as well as a dynamic work environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established environmental consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their careers.


    Key Responsibilities:

    A serious candidate for this challenging opportunity must be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, work well under pressure, and perform to meet schedules and deadlines. Desired candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with different levels of staff across the office and region. Technical responsibilities include:

    • Map production to support a vast array of project types including:
      • Soil and groundwater monitoring and remediation
      • Municipal and Federal Government
      • Hydrology
      • Wetlands and Threatened and Endangered Species
      • Brownfield redevelopment
    • Geospatial Analysis
    • Data creation, collection and conversion
    • Heads-up digitization
    • Photo interpretation
    • Georectification

    Skills / Qualifications

    Basic/Required 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
    • Familiarity with management and creation of geodatabases
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite with focus on Excel, Access and Power Point

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 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
    • Experience creating surveys and forms in Survey123
    • Previous experience working at environmental or engineering consulting firm

    Must pass drug test, background check and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Wood's driving (MVR) policy.

    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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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