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Senior GIS Analyst

  1. Environment & geoscience
  2. Austin
R-115407

Senior GIS Analyst

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships, and doing our part to make this planet and its people thrive. We need energetic, passionate, and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! 

We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated, and detail-oriented self-starter to join our Austin, Texas office as a Senior GIS Analyst.
Major Function/Role:
Under direction, provides the expertise of a seasoned GIS practitioner to all conventional aspects of functional area and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional problems. May function as a lead GIS consultant. Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.

About Us:

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis has 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.
Job Duties:
Work involves GIS studies of considerably complex problems or GIS support to complex projects. Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices.  Specific duties will include:

  • Coordinate with the Scientists and Engineers concerning the required data needed for a specific FEMA study

  • Validate the data received from Scientists and Engineers passes FEMA DVT requirements or can be adjusted to pass

  • Work with PM to identify GIS data needed to complete the FEMA study

  • Inform the PM of any issues with receiving required data such as incomplete data or time delays that can’t be rectified by dealing directly the Scientist or Engineer

  • Directly oversee the work of any junior GIS staff assigned to the project

  • Assign FEMA work as need be to junior GIS staff

  • Ensure junior GIS staff completing work on time, within budget and with high quality

  • Help the PM identify the GIS needs, time frames, and staff for FEMA project

  • Be involved with all technical discussions and meetings between the PM and client

  • Be responsible for all FEMA submittals related to GIS work (QR1, QR3, QR5)

  • Ensure the quality of the GIS data per FEMA guidelines

  • Ensure the quality of the mapping per FEMA guidelines

  • Be responsible for training junior GIS staff as needed for the project

  • Identify any GIS related issues that could put the project at risk

How will you contribute?

  • B.S or B.A. or M.S. in Geography, Computer Science, or GIS related Environmental Discipline.

  • This level may be achieved by GIS practitioners with 7 years of experience since Bachelor’s degree or 6 years since Master’s.

  • Typical incumbent has 8-10 years of experience.

  • Proven technical writing and communication skills. Eligible for project management training.

  • Professional certification/registration may be required depending on discipline.

  • FEMA flood insurance or flood risk map products knowledge required and HAZUS experience preferred.

  • Experience in managing GIS staff and workload a plus.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:  

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. 

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!  

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability. 

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement 

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. 

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.   

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws. 

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies: 

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies 

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