The Geospatial Analyst will extract feature and/or terrain data from a variety of sources and conduct research to fully prepare the data for our clients. This position is the foundation of our production staff with a significant portion of project requirements being fulfilled by this position. The Geospatial Analyst will be producing data and products in accordance with customer’s requirements to be completed on time and within budget.
The candidate will possess strong technical skills, having the ability to troubleshoot software and data management issues. The Geospatial Analyst is proficient with the tools needed to complete assigned tasks and demonstrates a willingness to improve their workflow and quality. While working on assigned projects the Geospatial Analyst will work closely with the Project Lead and Project Quality Control staff, reporting current status, any quality concerns and address other project related items. The Geospatial Analyst will, based on business needs, perform QC duties at the discretion of the Project Lead and/or QC Lead of a particular project. The Geospatial Analyst will report directly to their Team Lead and Project Lead on daily work related activities.
The Geospatial Analyst is required to learn the tools needed to complete assigned tasks and demonstrates a willingness to improve their workflow and quality.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Extract feature and/or terrain data from a variety of sources
- Conduct research to full prepare and populate attribution from available sources
- Assist in work procedures/checklist updates and/or creation
- Perform product finishing tasks to client content and quality specifications
- Conducts quality control reviews of data and provides feedback
- Conduct peer review of data prior to QC where applicable
- Other duties as assigned.
- Shares best practices with other employees
- Implements guidance adjustment information given by project lead
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of client specifications and requirements, data compilation workflows and best practices, and security requirements
- Excellent stereographic vision
- Demonstrated experience with ArcGIS
- Demonstrated experience with Socet Set
- Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in completing assignments.
- Outstanding organizational skills; strong ability to manage multiple assignments under deadlines; high level of personal initiative and follow-through.
- Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and respond to problems as they occur with diplomacy, common sense, and a positive attitude.
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, recognizing problems and finding solutions.
- Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.
- Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively.
- Strong understanding of spatial relationships, in the real world and databases.
- Ability to learn photo interpretation, and to decisively apply those skills.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience (four years). The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years relevant skill experience including the following: knowledge and experience with digital cartography/GIS, image processing, and computer technology; knowledge of geographical information systems, geospatial production techniques, and digital data formats; knowledge of and experience with GIS commercial-off the-shelf applications software, particularly ESRI ArcGIS. Preferred candidates will have experience with ERDAS Imagine/LPS, SOCET SET, etc.
- Three years of job related experience. Associates or Bachelor's Degree.
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