CDM Smith GIS Specialist 3 in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by: GIS Consulting – Participates in needs assessments and other GIS consulting activities. Conducts one-on-one meetings with clients to gather data. Acquire Hardware/Software – Assists with hardware/software recommendations and specifications, and develops pricing for and/or orders hardware and software. May assist with development of hardware and/or software testing algorithms, and perform testing. Possibly developing simple database designs, including geodatabases, with review by others Reviewing data sources and recommending approaches for data conversion, migration and manipulation, quality control, quality assurance, etc. (for review by others) Converting data for routine project activities such as engineering support Possibly developing conceptual designs for applications or performing coding for portions of applications, under supervision Possibly duplicating and modifying existing applications for new clients, particularly browser-based applications Possibly developing application testing plans and test applications Supporting end users for specific applications Possibly training CDM Smith staff and clients, primarily in one-on-one situations Possibly managing the schedule and budget for small (<$25,000) tasks Possibly overseeing the work of one or two interns or level 1 GIS specialists Creating proposal graphics Taking a role on projects and client interaction that could contribute to follow-on work

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GIS Specialist 3



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Minimum Qualifications:

A successful CDM Smith candidate will have: B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. in computer science, geography, geology, engineering, planning, mathematics, government, or a related field Three years’ experience applying GIS technology with B.S., 2 years’ with M.S. Familiarity with most of the following tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, UML Tools, ArcEditor 9.x, ArcView 9.x, ArcGIS Extensions, Model Builder, ArcPad, GPS Unit, Internet Explorer, VBA for ArcGIS, ArcIMS, Autodesk MapGuide, Avenue (preferred) Strict attention to detail Excellent time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Work may involve field investigations requiring part-time work outdoors.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Massachusetts - Boston

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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