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Entry-Level GIS Analyst

  • Job reference: NA-001627
  • Sector: Emergency Management, Environment, Water
  • Location: Raleigh
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 60 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world’s largest design firms 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, self-starter individual to join Atkins in our Raleigh, NC office as an Entry-Level GIS Analyst with 0 to 1 year of experience.

Job Duties:

Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations which may include the following:

Conducts 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.

Performs work which involves conventional GIS tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning to carry out diversified projects or phases of a single project.

Produce GIS databases and maps to represent hydrologic and hydraulic data into Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

Perform topographic data preparation.

Produce maps and related materials for various meetings.

The analyst will research key information from client and corporate databases as well as print sources, and prepare consistent production files for flood mapping projects.

The individual will utilize a variety of computer software, especially GIS, to reconcile information from the various sources and produce Risk MAP draft and final products.

Perform spatial analysis for flood risk assessments.

Support the development of reports and related documentation for floodplain management.


Experience with ArcGIS is required.

Good interpersonal and computer skills and capable of developing technical writing and communication skills.

Experience with FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map production and the National Flood Insurance Program is preferred.

Experience in water resources a plus.

Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager is a plus.

Ability to travel or open to extended deployment is a plus.

Candidate will be required to pass an OPM e-QIP background check. Further information about the e-QIP can be found here:


As the successful candidate will be providing services on a federal contract, you must be a US citizen to apply for this position.

Education and Experience:

B.S. or B.A. in Geography, Computer Science or related GIS Environmental Discipline, commensurate with hiring discipline. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with directly related Bachelor's Degree; no experience required with a Master's degree.

Atkins 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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view the Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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