Burns & McDonnell Assistant GIS Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri
Burns & McDonnell’s Environmental Services practice is seeking an entry-level (0 to 2 years professional experience) Assistant GIS Specialist for its Kansas City, Missouri office location. This position will involve:
Map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices using ArcGIS software
Preparation and use of GIS data for analysis
GIS data conversion/migration
Editing and creating GIS data in a geodatabase environment
Developing and supporting GIS workflows
Researching and preparing environmental reports and assessments
Field surveys as needed
Other duties as assigned
The successful candidate must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of working independently, and able to collaborate in a team setting and have strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Bachelor's degree in GIS, geography, environmental science, or closely related natural science field from accredited program required.
Familiarity and prior experience (1 to 2 years) working in the ArcGIS software environment is required (ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 or higher and ArcGIS Pro a plus)
Experience creating custom geoprocessing workflows in Model Builder, Python, and FME is highly preferred
Excellent GIS skills, including data analysis abilities, cartography experience, and familiarity with field collection applications a plus
Prior experience working with Lidar datasets a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
Prior GPS and applicable natural science field experience a plus.
Job Geographic Information Systems
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 201376