GIS and Geospatial
Applied Technologies, Geomatics, Geotechnics
has been providing engineering services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. In 2012, ENR rated Atkins as one of the top three firms in the country. Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
Efficient management of geospatial information is fundamental to the success of projects across both the public and private sectors; underpinning a wide range of activities, from sustainable development, conservation,and environmental monitoring to infrastructure planning and implementation or asset management. Atkins seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, self-starting
to join our team in
. Under supervision, this person will perform standard geographic information system (GIS) work while developing professional proficiency. This person will apply standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified GIS tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning. S/he will be able to detect problems in using standardized procedures due to changes in client needs or project direction.
Typical duties and responsibilities of the job include:
Conduct data gathering, conversion and analysis of GIS data.
Prepares data documentation or metadata for GIS Projects.
Prepares maps and exhibits with GIS data sets.
Participates in client needs analyses.
Maintains continued knowledge of technology developments in the GIS field and use of GIS software.
Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
Appropriately Qualified Candidates will possess the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Computer Science or related GIS Environmental Discipline. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with directly related Bachelor’s Degree; no experience is required with a Master’s degree.
Good interpersonal and computer skills and capable of developing technical writing and communication skills.
Familiarity with GIS technology and software packages preferred.
December 2012 Graduates of local colleges and universities with directly related programs of study strongly desired.
offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.