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Environmental GIS Technician

Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
Closing date
Oct 5, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
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Employment Type
Full time
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work. As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. The GIS Specialist I performs the tasks necessary to create, develop, and maintain GIS in support of NV5's biological, cultural and environmental resource programs. Preference will be shown for candidates with experience in NEPA compliance, transportation, and infrastructure projects, along with Phase I and Phase II ESAs. Additional responsibilities include field work support for Phase I and Phase II ESAs (such as soil and groundwater sampling and oversight and monitoring of well construction)

Responsibilities include client and agency interaction and development, planning and program analyses, production of high-quality reports, adherence to project budgets and schedules, project management, public involvement coordination including presentations, and quality control. Position requires some travel and field work. Develops and maintains quality control for NV5's GIS data.Participates in collecting, digitizing, analyzing, editing, and entering GIS and GPS data.Contacts agencies and consultants to obtain digital data for use in projects, with the guidance and approval of the Project/Program Managers.Produces GIS-generated cartographic mapping projects and presentation graphics for use in meetings, planning, and projects.Performs field survey work relating to the creation of data sets.Utilize and train NV5 staff and interns in the use of GPS equipment.Coordinates and shares use of GIS data sets with NV5 staff and agencies.Assist GIS Program Manager as needed.Imports .dwg files from engineering drawings into a GIS environment.Familiarity with AutoCAD and MicroStation is desirable.

College degree in Environmental Science, or related field (e.g., Natural Resources) with a specialty in GIS. One year of experience with GIS and specifically with data sets relating to biological and cultural resources. NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities. NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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