Do you enjoy connecting the dots? Are you an adventurer who enjoys the outdoors? Are you someone with a great combination of eye for detail and geospatial savvy? We need a road warrior to analyze, collect, and create GIS data through GPS field surveys and other means, and digitizing existing utility data and/or as-built drawings.
Location: Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia.
Work You’ll Do:
In this role, you will be responsible for:
Supporting the GIS data collection program in a fast-paced environment and producing high-quality GIS data
Performing remote data capture operations using various sources
Running QA/QC validation scripts and ensuring compliance with SDSFIE 4.0 and QAPs
Nearly constant travel to locations nationwide; making sound planning, logistic, and expense decisions autonomously
Operating GPS devices and lifting 20-30 lbs equipment regularly
Post-processing GPS data for loading into schemas
Continually reviewing processes and workflows, and making recommendations for improvement and increased automation
Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS or a related field
1+ years related experience in GPS and/or UAV data collection
1+ years of experience in GIS data collection, validation and coordination and knowledge of digital data formats such as vector data, shapefiles, geospatial databases, GML, and XML
Proven ability to generate, convert, and/or GPS spatial data features
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to write field notes and reports that summarize geospatial analyses and communicate findings with charts, tables, and narrative
Self-starter with tons of initiative, creativity, and drive
Experience in design, operation and integration of GIS
U.S. Citizenship (due to client requirements)
Proficiency in GIS tools (i.e., Esri, QGIS), GPS/Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for utility lines
Experience with ArcGIS and Esri web applications
Familiar with Python or other scripting languages
CAD or experience reading as-built drawings and site plans
Familiar with or experience coordinating with GPR teams and processes
Knowledge of GIS data post-collection methods and guidelines
Familiar with SDSFIE 3.1 and 4.0 along with quality assurance plan data standards and best practices
How You’ll Grow:
At Motivf, our professional development plans focus on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in life-long learning. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, work with industry-leading talent on a daily basis, and hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning to continuing education programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career, while delivering products and services to both global and local clients.
How to Apply:
Please fill out an application and upload a resume and any examples of work at the link below.