Organization: RPS North America
Title: GIS Analyst / Contaminant Release Modeler
Location: South Kingstown, RI USA
RPS North America provides engineering, environmental, and scientific advice across the US and Canada. We offer a comprehensive range of consulting services and technology solutions to support our clients in all sectors of the economy. We serve as the North American platform of RPS Group, one of the world's preeminent consultancies.
RPS is seeking a GIS Analyst / Contaminant Release Modeler to join their team in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. We are seeking a positive, self-starting individual with excellent problem-solving abilities and strong communication skills that will demonstrate an ability to work on highly dynamic and interactive projects both independently and as part of a team. This individual should have a strong technical background in GIS and understanding of environmental modeling. Some experience with numerical modeling is a preferred. Successful candidates will work with a growing project team to integrate geospatial environmental data and numerical models.
Research, gather, and prepare input data for modeling software
Convert and integrate gridded and vector data from various sources
Perform modeling studies using a variety of proprietary and public modeling software
QA/QC model results
Use/develop tools to analyze, interpret, and present model results
Prepare report quality figures/maps of model inputs and results
Prepare technical reports
Undergraduate or graduate degree in a field such as GIS, engineering, oceanography, biology, or other environmental science with practical GIS experience
Proficient with ESRI ArcGIS suite, including ArcGIS Desktop (10.x) and Pro and extensions such as Spatial Analyst
Familiar with standard GIS formats: shapefiles, geodatabases, various raster formats
Cartographic experience including the design of maps for reports, the web, posters, etc.
Strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills, and the ability to function as a contributing team member
High attention to detail required
Effective technical writing skills and clear verbal communication skills (in English)
Proficiency with MS Office Suite
1+ years of work experience in modeling and the application of quantitative analyses to solve environmental problems associated with contaminants in terrestrial, aquatic, and/or atmospheric ecosystems
GIS Programming/Scripting experience, including: Python, SQL, Fortran, C# .Net, and/or Java script
Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise suite (ArcGIS Server, Portal, etc.) and ArcGIS Online
RPS is an industry leader and we pride ourselves on our ability to attract and retain exceptional talent by treating our employees well. In addition to competitive compensation packages, we offer:
Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage for employees and families, with no waiting period and generous contributions to monthly premiums.
401(k) Plan, with a dollar-for-dollar Company match of employee contributions, up to 5% of eligible compensation
Share Purchase Plan, which enables employees to purchase shares via payroll deductions at 85% of market value, with the Company matching employees shares 1:1
Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care costs.
Performance-based bonus program.
Generous vacation and sick leave policies in addition to company-wide paid holidays.
RPS North America provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other protected characteristics. RPS complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and requirements governing nondiscrimination in every location in which we operate.
Apply at: https://jobs.lever.co/rpsgroup/e15b9eed-c065-456a-9973-fb81e193e233
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