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Sr.FEMA GIS Analyst

  • Job reference: NA-002088
  • Sector: Construction, Environment, Geomatics
  • Location: Calverton
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 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 Calverton, Maryland office as a Senior FEMA GIS Analyst.

Major Function/Role:
Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our FEMA flood hazard mapping group in Calverton, MD or Alexandria, VA as a Sr. GIS Analyst. In this role you will apply your knowledge of geospatial and mapping processes and technologies to floodplain mapping, emergency management and disaster related services. Our ideal candidate will have education and experience with geospatial analysis and mapping processes and GIS software and technologies.

Job Duties:
Perform 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 FEMA’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs); Produce maps and
related materials for various meetings; Ability to research key information from client and corporate databases and prepare consistent production files for flood mapping projects; Utilize a variety of computer software, especially GIS, to reconcile information from various sources and produce FEMA Risk MAP draft and final products; Perform spatial analysis for flood hazard risk assessments. Provide senior leadership to junior staff and upper management.

Education and Experience:
B.A. or B.S. or M.S. in Geography, computer science, or GIS-related environmental discipline commensurate with hiring discipline. This level may be achieved by GIS practitioners with 4 years of experience since Bachelor's degree or 2 years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 6 -7 years experience.

Special Skills:
Excellent technical writing and communication skills. Eligible for project management training.

Professional Registrations:
Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is required; GISP preferred

Additional Requirements:
Deep experience with the National Flood Insurance Program, FEMA FIRM production and FEMA non-regulatory products is required.

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.

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