Organization: Jones Edmunds
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Jones Edmunds, one of ENR's top 500 design firms, has an exciting opportunity for a GIS Analyst. Our GIS and asset management group is expanding and we have an immediate need for a full time candidate to join our team. Knowledge of, or experience in the public works, utilities, or municipal government sector is a plus. This position will require working closely in small teams on both small and large scale implementation projects throughout the state.
The GIS Analyst uses geographic information system expertise and applications to perform billable services to satisfy client needs profitably. This position develops, plans, and implements complex GIS applications software for the system users and operators; designs and develops complex GIS database models and templates; writes, edits, installs, and verifies programs, and edits programs for accessing, maintaining, linking, and populating databases; develops and presents GIS system and cartographic mapping elements; integrates GIS elements with other technology for marketing and web-based communication; responds to difficult inquiries from end-users regarding GIS requirements; transposes complex data from records maps, CAD drawings, county landbase maps, demographic models, economic resources, and other source documents into GIS and/or related database; and participates in the development, maintenance, and implementation of policies and procedures that ensure the accuracy of GIS information is maintained.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Acquire, develop, build, and update relational databases.
Compile and analyze geodata and other data required to perform analysis.
Prepare graphics and maps of GIS data.
Provide technical mentoring and training to clients and co-workers.
Respond to inquiries from end-users.
Maintain and implement policies and procedures that ensure the accuracy of GIS information is maintained.
Work independently or as part of a team to perform technical activities consistent with project plans within project scope and budget.
Engage in continuing professional development.
Quality Program Responsibility
Assume responsibility for the quality of work submitted. Review designs and documents before submitting them to the next review level.
Responsible for proper quality assurance and quality control on projects in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Quality Program to ensure projects meet Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
Adhere to project deadlines and keep the supervising Engineer, Project Lead, or Project Manager informed of any difficulties encountered on assignments.
Submit work for quality control review on time and in a complete format.
May manage tasks as part of a larger project.
Provide information to the marketing team and others in the Company as requested.
May interact directly with clients.
Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: BS/BA in Geography, Planning, Computer Science, Engineering, GIS, or related field
Experience: None; 1 year experience using Esri software other enabling technologies especially ARCGIS, current Windows OS, web-enabling technologies, or related experience preferred.
Other: Experience working with RDBMSs, demonstrated competence with GIS software applications
Valid Driverís License with an acceptable MVR
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have applied knowledge expected from a BS degree in GIS or related field of cartographic principles and spatial analysis. Must have the ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/AA/DFWP
Jones Edmunds & Associates will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.
As a condition of employment with Jones Edmunds & Associates any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.