Job Detail

Organization: RPS
Title: GIS Analyst
Location: South Kingstown, RI

Posted: 2022-08-15
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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 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, data management, 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.

Key Responsibilities
• Data management including GIS data creation, data QA/QC, and ESRI map/feature service creation and maintenance
• 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 geospatial and tabular model results
• Use/enhance/develop tools to analyze, interpret, and present model results
• Prepare report quality figures/maps of model inputs and results
• Prepare technical reports
• Graduate degree in a field such as GIS, engineering, oceanography, biology, or other environmental science with practical GIS experience, or
• Undergraduate degree and at least 1 year of relevant professional GIS experience
Minimum Qualifications
• 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

Preferred Qualifications
• 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 web mapping software (ArcGIS Enterprise suite (ArcGIS Server, Portal, etc.) and web services, ArcGIS Online, and the creation of map and or feature services

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