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GIS Analyst – FEMA

Wood PLC

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted August 1, 2022.

Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking GIS Analysts to perform flood risk analysis, mapping, and related services on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and Northeast U.S.


This role has the potential to work remotely from any location in the US.

Key Responsibilities : Perform GIS database development, qualitative/quantitative analysis, and mapping as a member of a local and regional water resources team (primarily flood risk analysis and mapping) Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including hydraulic models, field collection, satellite/aerial imagery, public domain data, and existing maps Produce detailed, high-quality cartographic products (digital and hardcopy) and accompanying reports in accordance with technical guidelines and client needs Communicate with project team members and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and desired outputs Compile, manipulate, and refine geographic data from a variety of sources including public domain, field collection, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps Perform regular quality control checks of spatial and non-spatial datasets to ensure data integrity Collaborate with team members on project tasks related to GIS, database design and management, and data visualization Customize GIS workflow and software programs for data collection, engineering, and environmental applications LI-Remote Skills / Qualifications Required : 2
– 5 years of GIS project experience BA/BS in GIS, Geography or related field Understanding of cartography and cartographic principles Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software (Pro, Desktop, and/or Online) Proficiency using Microsoft Office Experience in producing high-quality digital and hardcopy maps and project graphics Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to understand and carefully follow both written and oral guidance/instructions Resourceful and self-motivated Preferred : Experience with FEMAs Risk MAP and National Flood Insurance Program (strongly preferred) Experience with hazard mitigation Customization of GIS software using Python Basic proficiency in other scripting/programming languages a plus Company Overview Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the worlds most critical challenges.

We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce.

All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.