Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Job Posting: GIS Analyst

Organization: URS Corporation
Location: Anchorage, AK
Closing Date: Until filled

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URS is actively seeking a creative, highly talented GIS Analyst for immediate employment for the Anchorage, Alaska office. the successful candidate will be responsible for cross-discipline support associated with environmental and regulatory work.

Incumbent responsibilities:
Work with internal and external clients to develop GIS data and map products per project and client guidelines
Gather, develop, and synthesize geospatial information from multiple sources and projection/coordinate systems
Create, analyze, report, convert or transfer data using GIS software
Review existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality or completeness of documentation and metadata
Possess strong attention to detail and aptitude for quality assurance
Responsible for completion of GIS metadata following client and/or corporate standards
Participate in business development tasks such as proposal writing and marketing as needed
Organize and present tabular data supporting electronic map data
Collect field data and support/troubleshoot GPS for field crews
Perform post-processing of GPS data using base stations and Differential GPS (DGPS) techniques
Provide QA/QC review of GPS and GIS datasets
Provide technical consultation in geographic information sciences to internal staff as well as external clients
Participate in training and other professional development activities to maintain excellence in GIS technology
May require travel to remote field locations

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed above.