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GIS Analyst I (Entry Level)

  • Job reference: NA-001203
  • Sector: Applied Technologies, Environment, Geomatics, Geotechnics, Government, Infrastructure
  • Location: Atlanta

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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 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 and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA office as a GIS Analyst I.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under supervision, performs standard geographic information system (GIS) work while developing professional proficiency.


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.



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.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Good interpersonal and computer skills and capable of developing technical writing and communication skills. Familiarity with GIS technology and software packages preferred.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

None.


OTHER

Ability to read and understand plats and legal descriptions is a must.

Ability to effectively transcribe easement descriptions from hardcopy into a GIS environment is critical.

Courthouse records research experience is a plus.

Ability to process paper/electronic documents and operate computer equipment. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to assemble and analyze data, and plan and prioritize tasks.

General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.


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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

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