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GIS Specialist 5

Company: CDM Smith
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

**33163BR****Requisition ID:**33163BR**Business Unit:**TSU**Job Description:**- With general direction, reviews data sources, supports GIS data development activities and recommends approaches for geodatabase design, data development, quality control, and data delivery of basic to high complexity.- Oversees data development efforts of moderate complexity.- Conducts GIS analysis to support clients and projects.- This may include the generation of geospatial statistics, 3D and spatial analysis, and temporal analysis within a standard GIS software environment.- With general direction, performs basic to highly complex GIS consulting activities such as strategic plans, upgrade evaluations, and system architecture designs.- Leads group and individual discussions with clients to gather data.- Evaluates requirements and develops conceptual designs for systems and applications that will address requirements.- Supports application development activities through completion of requirements analysis, application specification and conceptual designs, and application configuration using industry standard GIS-based environments.- These could include web, mobile, and dashboard applications.- Develops designs that can be reused for other projects.- Supports end user testing.- Conceptualizes and designs databases of basic to high complexity including designs that incorporate spatial data and integrate with 3rd party applications.- This includes the design of enterprise geodatabase environments.- Supports the development of GIS-based system architecture plans including development of recommendations for GIS, hardware, software, geodatabase design, and enterprise geodatabase implementation.- These include more complex system architectures that integrate GIS with 3rd party applications.- Provides proposal development support including graphics development and scope development.- Provides technical guidance and training to junior staff.- Mentors junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm.- Supervises the work of junior staff on project work.- Attends conferences, symposia, etc. to improve the visibility of the firm's products and services in collaboration with applicable sales staff with group approval.- Performs other duties as required.- Contributes to firm's TKM by assisting in the development of white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc.- Submits technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals with approval and review.**Job Title:**GIS Specialist 5**Group:**PSO**Certification/License Requirements:**GIS Professional**Employment Type:**Regular**Minimum Qualifications:**- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Geography, Science, Engineering, Planning, Mathematics or Government or related discipline.- Certified GIS Professional (GISP) status, a Master's degree in one of the fields listed above or has certification in another field (e.g., Professional Engineer's license).- 6 years progressively responsible experience applying GIS technology.- Domestic and/or international travel may be required.- The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.**EEO Statement:**We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.**Why CDM Smith?:**Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! (**Join Us! CDM Smith - where amazing career journeys unfold.**Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it's a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.**Job Site Location:**Mid-Atlantic United States**Agency Disclaimer:**All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.**Amount of Travel Required:**10%**Assignment Category:**Fulltime-Regular**Visa Sponsorship Available:**No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position**Skills and Abilities:**Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server Software. Advanced knowledge of Esri ArcGIS 10.x and extensions, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise (ArcSDE), GPS technology, UML Tools, model builder, Python for ArcGIS, and related geospatial software tools. Knowledge of Specialty applications, such as PhotoShop, Business Analytics software, CMMS, or specialized programming environments.**Background Check and Drug Testing Information:**CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.**U.S. Vaccine Status:**CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.**Consumer Report, Investigative Consumer Report and Drug Testing Information:**CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as "CDM Smith") reserves the right to require consumer reports or investigative consumer reports containing information about you in connection with your application for employment. The consumer report or investigative consumer report will provide information including but not limited to verification of employment, education and licensure, etc. as well as credit when applicable for certain positions. If this position is subject to a consumer report or investigative consumer report related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of the report. CDM Smith may also conduct drug testing for designated positions. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional consumer reports or investigative consumer reports, as well as drug testing.**Additional Compensation:**All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

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