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Friday, September 05, 2014 9:47 AM • Mōno Simeone
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  • Friday, September 05, 2014 9:47 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst
    Job Description: The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of GIS Analyst in the Engineering Division.

    Under direction performs a variety of professional level data gathering, analysis, implementation, maintenance and quality assurance activities in support of the District’s Geographical Information System (GIS); designs, creates and maintains databases; and produces a variety of maps and graphical presentations.

    EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

    • Participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives related to assigned section; establishes schedules and methods for drafting and mapping development, analysis and document control and the preparation of maps, drawings, charts, and legal descriptions; implements policies and procedures.
    • Participates in the data conversion to GIS and manages highly complex GIS Projects; coordinates with other Departments on resolutions of AutoCAD/GIS system issues.
    • May participate in evaluating the activities of staff, provide or coordinate staff training, recommend improvement and may work with staff to correct deficiencies in coordination with assigned manager or supervisor. Reviews work products of other technical staff.
    • Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for equipment, materials and supplies; monitors and controls expenditures.
    • Under direction, prioritizes and responds to mapping, exhibit and legal description data requests from internal and external customers; coordinates projects between District departments and divisions.
    • Participates in the planning, coordination and direction of GIS data acquisition and maintenance project in support of the District’s GIS program.
    • Participates in providing technical direction, control, and assistance in the development of short- and long-range plans for facility system maps and GIS.
    • Participates in the planning for conversion of existing geographic data to other automated systems, including implementation of procedures and standards.
    • Participates in making recommendations for acquisition, installation, and modifications of GIS hardware.
    • Participates in the preparation of written specifications for the development and acquisition of software and hardware that support GIS, AutoCAD and other programs utilized by the mapping unit.
    • Performs advanced analysis of spatial data using GIS Technology and generates reports based on the results. Uses Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) methods; implements and monitors CADD projects.
    • Answers questions and provides information to the public; responds to public complaints and recommends corrective action as appropriate.


    • Trains and provides technical advice to users on the use of equipment and software used to manipulate and extract GIS information. Communicates with internal and external data users.
    • Creates and maintains geographic data sets using a variety of databases; enters data using geometry and cadastral mapping standards; retrieves and evaluates data.
    • Coordinates the procurement and distribution of spatial data.
    • Develops and assists with the development of requirements and design of GIS mapping layers; develops and maintains proper and accurate documentation.
    • Creates and manages online tools using spatial data. Serves as database administrator for spatial data. Troubleshoots hardware and software problems; provides or recommends appropriate solutions.
    • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

    Knowledge of:
    Practices of database design, maintenance and administration. Principles and practices of Geographic Information Systems, including architectures, functions and capabilities, programing languages, standards, limitations and implementation. Spatial and geographic data, cartographic principles, geographic data analysis and techniques, and GIS software operations and products. Principles and practices of the development and maintenance of maps, specifications, legal descriptions and related graphic documentation. Algebra, geometry and trigonometry, especially in computation of distances, angles and areas. Computer aided drafting and mapping tools and programs, including AutoCAD software, ESRI-based GIS software and its applications and other relevant software, programs and databases and their uses, as well as other computer aided drafting and mapping tools and programs. Principles and practices of project management and workflow analysis. Process analysis, testing, and troubleshooting/problem solving. Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. Principles and practices of technical and functional supervision and training. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management.

    Skill/Ability to:
    Organize, implement and oversee mapping, drafting and GIS operations/activities. Interpret and explain pertinent District and department policies and procedures. Prepare graphic illustration in support of District documents, presentation, and displays. Make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Provide indirect supervision over assigned staff. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.

    Experience and/or Education:
    Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

    Experience:
    Four years of increasingly responsible experience in Geographic Information Systems, computer-aided drafting and map development; including two years in a lead position providing technical and functional supervision over assigned personnel.

    Education:
    Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in GIS, computer science, geography or a related field is preferred.

    SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

    License and Certificate:
    Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

    APPLY: A District application must be completed. Applications may be obtained by visiting our website www.eid.org or from the District office located at 2890 Mosquito Road, Placerville, CA. 95667. Faxed applications will be accepted on or before 5:00 pm on the filing deadline to (530) 622-1134.
    Salary: $71,697.60-$87,152.00
    Organization*: El Dorado Irrigation District
    Department: Engineering
    Address*: 2890
    Mosquito Road
    Placerville, CA 95667
    United States
    Contact Name: Alison Costa
    Contact Email: acosta@eid.org
    Contact Phone Number: 530-642-4020
    Contact Fax Number: 530-642-4320
    Website: http://eid.org

     

  • Friday, September 05, 2014 9:46 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Structural Revit Modeler
    Job Description: FORELL / ELSESSER ENGINEERS is seeking an individual to be a contributor to the firm’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities. The ideal candidate will be a professional who can do production work in a team environment for this award-winning San Francisco-based structural engineering firm. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how their experience, technical skills and desire for career growth can contribute to firm success.

    Experience with design-build, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and large / complex projects are positives. Individuals with diverse backgrounds in architecture or construction who are seeking a change are also encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities:

    • As part of a collaborative team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the production of quality structural Revit / BIM models and construction document packages across a multitude of challenging projects.


    Education and Experience:

    • Technical training or work experience sufficient to have gained proficiency with Revit Structure modeling and detailing using Revit and AutoCAD.
    • A professional degree in a related discipline and experience with other 3D modeling beyond Autodesk Revit is a plus.
    • There is a preference for experience using Revit in the A/E/C industry and familiarity with A/E/C industry concepts, practices, and procedures is a plus.
    Key Competencies:
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Revit Structure and/or Architecture, and AutoCAD.
    • Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and under constant deadlines.
    • Ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problems.
    • Good communications skills and desire to work in a collaborative team environment
    Salary:
    Organization*: Forell / Elsesser Engineers
    Department:
    Address*: 160 Pine Street 6th Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94111
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: recruiting@forell.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://forell.com

     

  • Tuesday, September 02, 2014 1:12 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geographic Systems Specialist II
    Job Description: About the Department

    The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration. The San José Public Works Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees.

    The Department of Public Works is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services. The Department is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work.

    Position and Duties

    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

    The Department is recruiting to fill a Geographic Systems Specialist II (GSS II) position to support the GIS Section’s ongoing activities to maintain and enhance GIS production services; and activities to develop technology solutions that will maximize the delivery of City products and services. The individual selected for this position will work primarily in the production group of the GIS Section. Under the direction of a Senior Geographic Systems Specialist, the incumbent will perform the key responsibilities listed below.

    Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

    This GSS II position will perform GIS mapping/production services and, when directed, application development activities to develop and maintain GIS applications. Typical duties will include:

    • Operate and maintain various types of GIS equipment including workstations, servers and plotters.
    • Interpret recorded engineering plans to enter graphic and attribute data into GIS.
    • Use SQL queries to produce weekly reports on the status of plans and other documents received.
    • Create maps and related documents for use by City staff.
    • Produce City map books through the use of ArcMap, Maplex, data-driven pages and Python scripting.
    • Create and maintain GIS layers using ArcMap from resources such as engineering plans, assessor’s maps, and discrepancy reports.
    • Improve GIS data quality by conducting research of record drawings and other documents, and using various methods to identify discrepancies and/or data quality problems.
    • Respond to user requests for GIS data and other information following City protocol and using GIS tools such as FME and automated scripts for data conversion.
    • Respond to requests for GIS analysis using various analysis tools and produce maps, charts, graphs, reports, infographics, and presentations as directed.
    • Assist with troubleshooting problems encountered in GIS production work including QA/QC.
    • Develop workflows and documentation for various GIS tasks.
    • Develop GIS products such as maps and other geospatial products as required.
    • Develop and/or modify GIS geodatabases, software, and scripts.
    • Identify system problems by employing hardware and software diagnostic utilities and troubleshooting methodologies.
    • At supervisor’s direction, conduct research of software solutions that will improve the efficiency of production work.
    • Develop and/or modify web pages and web map and mobile applications using technologies such as Google Maps Engine, Google Maps API, HTML5, javascript and other mapping APIs and libraries.
    • Coordinate intern training and work assignments.



    Minimum Qualifications

    Training and experience equivalent to:

    1. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Geographic Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, Earth or Physical Sciences, Geography, Urban Planning, or a closely related field. A GIS Certificate is optional, but highly desirable.

    2. Experience: One (1) year of increasingly responsible experience in Geographic Information Systems in a professional setting.

    3. Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Dept. of Labor.

    Competencies

    The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:

    Accountability - manages performance to achieve expected results

    Analytical Thinking - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; identifies a set of features, parameters, or considerations to take into account, collects and analyzes data, uses logic and intuition to arrive at conclusions and recommendations.

    Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form.

    Customer Service - demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner.

    Job Expertise – demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.

    Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.

    Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

    To apply visit the City of San Jose Job Site at: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708
    Salary:
    Organization*: City of San Jose
    Department: Public Works
    Address*: 200
    East Santa Clara Street
    San Jose, CA 95113
    United States
    Contact Name: Marcela Bolanos
    Contact Email: marcela.bolanos@sanjoseca.gov
    Contact Phone Number: 408-975-1449
    Contact Fax Number: 408-292-6498
    Website: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=708

     

  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:49 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description: The Calthorpe Associates/UrbanFootprint team is seeking help from experienced, mission-driven GIS analysts and urban planners in the development and deployment of cutting edge open source land use planning and modeling software.

    About the Position:
    We are looking for a smart, driven, and creative planner/GIS analyst with great problem solving skills and a positive team-oriented attitude. You would work as part of the regional planning team on a wide range of domestic and international projects. Responsibilities would include data development, analysis, spatial modelling, and general project support.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    - Master’s Degree in Geography, Urban Planning or a related field, or 3 years of professional experience in a related field
    - Strong working knowledge of common GIS platforms
    - Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    - Highly organized and most important, highly motivated

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Experience with Python, PostgreSQL, JavaScript or CSS programming languages
    - Experience with open source geospatial and database software
    - Understanding of database management work flows

    Benefits (for fulltime employees):
    o Medical, dental, vision coverage
    o Paid vacation, sick leave
    o Conference allowance
    o Commuter checks (transit or bicycle)
    o Location in North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto (10 minute walk from BART)
    o Vibrant bicycling culture (lunch time bike rides, indoor bike parking, shower on premises)
    o Strong belief in life/work balance
    o Work for a firm known around the world for innovation and leadership in the urban planning and design field

    How to apply:
    Please send resume, cover letter and 3 work samples to regionaljob@calthorpe.com. Include ‘GIS Analyst/Planner’ in the subject line of the email.

    Calthorpe Associates is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most influential urban planning and design firms, with more than three decades of experience designing sustainable, transit-oriented, carbon sensitive cities, neighborhoods, and regions. We are distilling our knowledge and planning methods into novel models and tools, most notably an open source software product called UrbanFootprint, designed to bring on-the-fly geospatial scenario development and advanced analytics to the web. UrbanFootprint allows cities or regions to design and test alternative futures for their impacts on carbon emissions, travel behavior, pollution, energy and water use, fiscal and cost consequences, public health impacts, and a host of other critical indicators.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Calthorpe Associates/UrbanFootprint Team
    Department: Regional Planning/UrbanFootprint Team
    Address*: 2095
    Rose Street Suite 201
    Berkeley, CA 94709
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: regionaljob@calthorpe.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.calthorpe.com

     

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:40 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior Remote Sensing Analyst
    Job Description: Mason, Bruce & Girard a leading natural resource consulting company is seeking a Senior Remote Sensing Analyst to join its team.

    About the Position
    As a Senior Remote Sensing Analyst, you will provide technical and analytical support for developing algorithms and workflows to process large LiDAR datasets. In this role, you will perform the following tasks:
    • Basic LiDAR Processing
    o Write filtering routines for removing stray or anomalous returns from noisy point cloud data.
    o Automate the batch processing of very large LiDAR datasets.
    o Compute numerous statistical measures from the point cloud to either be used directly for analysis or to generate LiDAR-derived outputs.
    • Modeling and Data Product Development
    o Develop data products that will include estimates of forest biophysical properties such as biomass, LAl, canopy fuels, etc.
    o Develop techniques for data fusion between LiDAR and passive optical data.
    • Application Development and Technology Transfer
    o Application development to enhance the use of LiDAR derived data products by non LiDAR experts...
    o Develop or modify existing tools to aid resource specialists with LiDAR data visualization
    o Train resource specialist in the use of LiDAR-derived data products, including examining know limitations of the source data and derived products.

    About You
    The position of Senior Remote Sensing Analyst shall require programming in multiple languages including: C#, C++, Python, R, Java, or MATLAB. The tasks shall also require advanced knowledge of the following software packages: ArcGIS 10.x, FUSION, R, GDAL, LASTools. Candidates shall be proficient in at least two of the aforementioned languages and provide code samples upon request. You should also have experience with forestry, botany, forest ecology, fire ecology or closely related field.
    Education
    Master’s degree in Forestry, Ecology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics or Earth science. Coursework and work-related experience pertaining to natural resource management, as well as analytical techniques for modeling and assessing dynamic ecological communities

    About Us
    Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resources consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.
    Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government, and have done so since 1921.


    Join Us/Apply Now
    Click here http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/ or visit the Careers section of our website to send us your resume.

    MB&G is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc
    Department:
    Address*: 707 SW Washington St
    Suite 1300
    Portland, Oregon 97034
    United States
    Contact Name: Karen McFarland
    Contact Email: kmcfarland@masonbruce.com
    Contact Phone Number: 503-224-3445
    Contact Fax Number: 503-224-3445
    Website: http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/

     

  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:40 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst
    Job Description: GIS Analyst
    Quantum Spatial is actively recruiting a GIS Analyst who possesses sound expertise in geospatial technologies and analytic methodologies. The position will be onsite at a Federal Agency. Two positions are currently available, one in Dublin, CA and one in Jolon, CA. The analyst must be self-motivated with exceptional planning, critical thinking, analytical and communication skills.

    Responsibilities and Duties:
    • Examines map quality and data accuracy
    • Reviews and evaluates final map and document sources for entry into the GIS
    • Compiles thematic data and records into reports
    • Enters delineated map and descriptive information into the GIS through digitizing, key entry or other standard map data entry procedures
    • Use GPS equipment to facilitate data collection and post processing of data.
    • Investigates and verifies geographic and land use data by making physical inspections and/or surveys of real property assets.
    • Import GIS and CADD data and developing, analyzing, manipulating, extracting and importing of data to meet US Army Reserve requirements.
    • Researches the GIS needs of user clients.
    • Provides training
    • Prepares models, diagrams and technical documentation for GIS applications, GIS database metadata and operating procedures.
    • Digitizes data and/or utilizes GIS/GPS processes to develop spatial data as required for GIS project.
    • Utilizes GIS/GPS technology to develop and produce maps, data, and reports.
    • Performs quality assurance/quality control methods to groom Public Safety GIS data and ensure a high degree of data consistency, integrity, and accuracy.
    • Travel required

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major work in physical or natural science, geography, engineering, planning, computer science or a related field
    • Five years of experience using GIS and CADD data.
    • Experience developing and maintaining Spatial Data Standard for Installations & the Environment (SDSFIE).
    • Extensive experience w/ Army IGI&S, Army Mapper, and PRISMS data
    • Experience using GPS equipment
    • Experience in public speaking; preference will be given to those with experience in conducting training
    • QA/QC experience preferred.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geography, GIS or related field.
    • Must have 5 years or more of GIS experience w/ Army IGI&S and Army Mapper
    • QA/QC experience preferred
    • GISP Certification preferred.
    • Must have a sound technical understanding of key technologies (GIS, CAD, Database) and systems.
    • Familiarity with installation real property and space management a plus.

    Job Profile:
    This job is full time. This job currently has a 1 year term but options may become available for extension. Due to federal contract requirements, the candidate must be a US Citizen and capable of attaining required security clearance.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Quantum Spatial
    Department:
    Address*: 1116 Eagle Landing Blvd
    United States
    Hanahan, SC 29410
    United States

     

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:50 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description: The Sanborn Map Company Inc is looking to fill a Senior Remote Sensing Analyst position.

    Join Sanborn’s award-winning onsite team! The Remote Sensing Analyst position requires specific technical skills and expertise to develop algorithms and workflows to process large LiDAR datasets. Tasks for this project shall require programming in multiple languages including C#, C++, Python, R, Java, or MATLAB. The tasks shall also require advanced knowledge of the following software packages: ArcGIS 10.x, FUSION, R, GDAL, LASTools. Submitted candidates shall be proficient in at least two of the aforementioned languages and provide code samples upon request. They should also have experience with forestry, botany, forest ecology, fire ecology or closely related field. This position will be onsite at the Forest Service Remote Sensing Lab in McClellan, CA.

    Tasks Include:

    Basic LiDAR processing
    •Write filtering routines for removing stray or anomalous returns from noisy point cloud data.
    •Automate the batch processing of very large LiDAR datasets.
    •Compute numerous statistical measures from the point cloud to either be used directly for analysis or to generate LiDAR-derived outputs.
    Modeling and Data Product Development
    •Develop data products that will include estimates of forest biophysical properties such as biomass, LAI, canopy fuels, etc.
    •Develop techniques for data fusion between LiDAR and passive optical data.
    Application Development and Technology Transfer
    •Application development to enhance the use of LiDAR derived data products by non-LiDAR experts.
    •Develop or modify existing tools to aid resource specialists with LiDAR data visualization.
    •Train resource specialist in the use of LiDAR-derived data products, including examining know limitations of the source data and derived products.

    Knowledge and Experience Requirement:

    Master’s degree from an accredited research institution in Forestry, Ecology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics or Earth Science

    A PhD and strong publication record in peer-reviewed scientific literature is highly desired for this senior-level position.

    Ten years of intensive and progressive experience in a field requiring extensive use of GIS and remote sensing related tools.


    Contractor Personnel Security and Suitability Requirements
    The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
    • OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
    • OF306
    • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
    • Release to Obtain Credit Information
    • PIV card application (web-based)

    If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

    Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

    TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter via email to employment@sanborn.com. Indicate “Senior Remote Sensing Analyst” in the subject line of the email. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Sanborn Map Company
    Department:
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: employment@sanborn.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://sanborn.com

     

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:49 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description: The U.S. Geological Survey’s Western Geographic Science Center is looking to fill part-time (24-32hrs/wk) student contractor positions. We are looking for students that have training in GIS and remote sensing, with experience in programming and scripting. Experience and familiarity working with ArcGIS and scripting using Python is highly desirable. Students will be exposed to a wide range of geographic research, including global climate and land use change, ecosystem-based studies, and natural hazards research. Pay is determined by education level. Information on our research is located at http://geography.wr.usgs.gov/

    Requirements
    Must be a current student or have graduated within the last 12 months (by date of hire).
    Must provide transcripts if hired
    Background check and fingerprints required if hired.

    Timeline
    Resumes due by Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014
    Interviews - week of Sept 15 & 22
    Start Date - Approximately Nov 3rd, due to background check and additional gov't paperwork.

    If you have questions on the position or would like to submit a resume, please contact Mara Tongue at mtongue@usgs.gov.
    Salary: hourly, determined by education level
    Organization*: U.S. Geological Survey
    Department: Western Geographic Science Center
    Address*: 345
    Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    United States
    Contact Name: Mara Tongue
    Contact Email: mtongue@usgs.gov
    Contact Phone Number: 650-329-4290
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://geography.wr.usgs.gov/

     

  • Monday, August 04, 2014 12:07 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    Lettis Consultants International (LCI) is looking for a GIS Specialist to support various GIS tasks applied to the general fields of engineering geology and seismic hazards assessment. This is an entry to mid-level position which could be filled by a GIS Specialist with 5 years of experience. Please see the job description below and submit your resume “Staff GIS Specialist 2014” in the subject line. You can also submit examples of your previous work products as PDF files or as website URLs.

    LCI is an Earth Science consulting firm specializing in geologic, seismic and natural hazards investigations. LCI is a small business located in the San Francisco Bay Area that is dedicated to providing its clients with science-based solutions to technically challenging Earth Science problems. LCI personnel have extensive experience conducting large, logistically complex, multi-disciplinary studies for critical facilities such as nuclear power plants, dams, ports, bridges, pipelines and LNG terminals.

    Skills & Experience Required:
    •Degree in GIS or Earth Science-related field with coursework in both disciplines (Masters degree is a plus)
    •ArcGIS 10 or newer (intermediate/advanced)
    •Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro (intermediate/advanced)
    •Knowledge of additional ESRI or non-ESRI GIS products is a plus
    •Knowledge of GPS data collection and processing is a plus
    •Knowledge and processing of 3D datasets is a plus
    •Knowledge of website design and update is a plus

    GIS Specialists possess the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:
    •Graphical Presentation: Creative production of high quality figures and maps for technical reports.
    •Communication, Written, Oral, and Cartographic: The ability to convey GIS and spatial information to non-technical people.
    •Analytical Skills: The ability to solve problems using the GIS suite of tools.
    •Mathematics: Using mathematics to solve problems.
    •Information Gathering: Knowing how to find information and identify essential information, and validate the information.

    GIS Specialists perform the following tasks:
    •Create figures using GIS and graphics software.
    •Work with LCI geologists or clients to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications.
    •Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
    •Compile geographic data from a variety of sources.
    •Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
    •Maintain and update of large spatial databases.
    •Ability to work under QA/QC (quality assurance and quality control) projects environment
    •Enter new map data by digitizing or by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales.
    •Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data.
    •Prepare metadata and other documentation.
    •Operate and maintain GIS system hardware, software, plotter, digitizer and printers.
    •Present information to users and answer questions.

    LCI supports a diverse workforce and collegial working environment. We support active research and professional development for all employees, with a strong belief that good science and good people make good business. LCI supports all full time employees with health and dental coverage, a 401(k) retirement plan, and other benefits.
    Salary   
    Organization    Lettis Consultants International Inc.
    Department   
    Address    1981
    N. Broadway Suite 330
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    United States
    Contact Name    Serkan Bozkurt
    Contact Email    newhires@lettisci.com
    Contact Phone Number    925-482-0360
    Contact Fax Number   
    Website    http://lettisci.com

     

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:13 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    Haley & Aldrich is looking for a highly motivated and technically capable GIS professional to join our Oakland office as part of our national Data Visualization Services Group. We collaborate closely with our colleagues and clients across the U.S. and abroad on challenging projects in the fields of environmental science, engineering, risk assessment, natural resource management, and sustainability.

    Our ideal candidate will be required to:

    • Be enthusiastic, dedicated, and self-disciplined in order to work effectively in an exciting, diverse, and fast-paced environment
    • Work with project teams to determine the optimal approach for using geospatial technologies to meet project needs, accurately estimate the corresponding level of effort, and then see implementation through to completion
    • Be outgoing, proactive, and responsive-skilled in effectively communicating with colleagues and clients both in-person and virtually
    • Approach each task, regardless of size and scope, as an opportunity to rethink the conventional ways data is collected, managed, visualized, and delivered
    • Produce concise, clear, and compelling cartographic output with a keen eye for aesthetics
    • Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company GIS standards and best practices
    • Always be persistent and diligent about quality, both in one’s own work and the work of others
    • Support and coach other users of geospatial technologies throughout the organization
    • Stay actively engaged in the greater GIS community, both locally and beyond, in order to be aware of the state of practice, new tools and technology, and opportunities for growth
    • Have a passion for maps and geospatial technologies that extends beyond the workplace

    Required qualifications:
    • BS/BA degree
    • Three to eight years experience as a GIS professional
    • Advanced skills using ArcGIS for Desktop, including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
    • CAD-GIS data interoperability and integration skills, especially for effectively displaying CAD data in GIS
    • Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work at a later stage of the selection process

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience using ArcGIS for Server, Geocortex Essentials, ArcGIS Online
    • Web- and mobile-map application development for commercial and open-source platforms
    • GPS- and tablet-based field-data collection, processing, and integration
    • Relational database management (EQuIS, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
    • Design skills using Adobe Creative Suite
    • GISP certification

    Please apply online here:
    https://re22.ultipro.com/BRE1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*37AB7CC02BEB1B48
    Salary    Dependent upon qualifications
    Organization    Haley & Aldrich
    Department   
    Address    1956 Webster St.

    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
    Contact Name   
    Contact Email   
    Contact Phone Number   
    Contact Fax Number   
    Website    http://www.haleyaldrich.com

     

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