GIS Analyst

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. Watertown, MA

Watertown, MA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


VHB's passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

VHB is seeking to hire a number of GIS Analysts to join our growing team in our northeast regional offices. This position could be based out of VHB's Watertown, MA, Bedford, NH, Worcester, MA or Wethersfield, CT. The qualified candidate will work within the Technology Services Group to provide a range of GIS services to a diverse set of clients in areas such as transportation, municipal, energy, institutional, real estate, and federal.

Responsibilities Provide mapping and analysis using ESRI's ArcMap Product line Work collaboratively with various members of VHB's other teams in our 23 offices Provide support in configuring applications using Esri's ArcGIS Online (Collector, Survey123, Web Maps and Web Applications), ArcPAD, , andAppStudio to support project work Communicate and be able to work as an individual as well as part of a large team Proactively provide your own ideas and solutions to solve project related problems Provide GIS technical assistance and support to other members of the office Provide time estimates for project proposals and RFPs Perform Quality Control tests on data entry and map deliverables done by others

Skills and Abilities Must have a solid understanding of the principles and practices of GIS and cartography Knowledge of working with and editing geodatabases Demonstrated experience developing high quality maps and data products through a portfolio highlighting their previous work Demonstrated experience in applying GIS technology to environmental, transportation or land development projects Experience working with Esri's ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPad, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, and/or AutoCAD a plus

Qualifications Minimum 1-3 years of experience working with the Esri product Suite B.S. in GIS, geography, cartography, planning, engineering, computer science or a related field Experience with ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop software suite Experience with Relational Database Management Systems (Microsoft Access, SQL Server, etc.) Experience with Microsoft Office suite of software Strong Macro, Python and/or Visual Basic programming skills Ability to learn new skills and methods on-the-fly, troubleshoot issues, and solve technical problems Experience with utility systems a plus.

Please submit applications online. For questions about this position, please contact Day Perez at

At VHB, we're invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We're proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 36 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.