Stantec GIS Analyst - 34693 in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10671733 Your Opportunity n

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Over 22,000 employees. 3,000 Environmental Services staff. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. At Stantec, we design with communities in mind. The Overland Park, Kansas office designs resilient communities through managing environmental resources with a focus on safer development of flood risk areas, and creating and maintaining healthy ecosystems. We use GIS and mapping services applied to floodplain mapping, flood control infrastructure, storm water infrastructure, wetlands and streams, asset management, and natural resource planning.

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Our passion drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the situation. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for, and we know how to get the job done-the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

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This specific opportunity will be responsible for managing a database of flood reduction infrastructure of a four-state area. Goals will include formatting the database to meet schema requirements established by FEMA, ensuring attributes are accurate with documented quality control, all relationships between tables and other databases are maintained and sound, fine-tuning attributes, and maintaining the status of several fields in the database as projects progress. The manager of this database must develop ownership of the data and be comfortable discussing the database with FEMA leadership.

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+ Creating, editing, and maintaining relational geospatial databases

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+ Complete tasks on schedule with pride and ownership of your work

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+ Conduct assignments/projects with a high degree of initiative and independence

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+ Conduct independent studies and analysis making interpretations and typical decisions. Exercises independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, handling deviations from standard methods and resolving problems

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+ Manage wide variety of project-specific geospatial data

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+ Create maps and perform a wide range of geospatial analyses in support of the Overland Park, KS office's Environmental Services projects

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+ Update and maintain mapping standards and work processes

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+ Participates and contributes to a productive, innovative, and collaborative work environment. May provide technical advice and direction to other technical staff




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+ Database Management experience is key to being successful in this position.

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+ 4-yr Degree with 2+ yr Work Experience Required; or Graduate Degree with 0+ yrs Work Experience

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+ Proficient with ESRI ArcGIS software including 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst

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+ Online GIS mapping experience preferred using, but not limited to use of Java, Google Maps API, SQL Server, and ArcGIS Online

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+ Demonstrated GIS Programming experience using technology such as Python, JavaScript, Node.js, C#, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, and related skills

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+ Detailed oriented and a work ethic to achieve high quality results

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+ GISP Certification and/or Graduate Degree Preferred

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+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

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+ Experience using GIS in water and environmental projects is preferred




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