GIS Analyst

Posted Date 2 months ago(12/16/2022 12:15 PM)
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


Quantum Spatial, d/b/a NV5 Geospatial (NV5G) is seeking a GIS Analyst to work directly with its federal government client. The successful candidate will provide technical GIS and mapping support and communication and collaboration with various groups throughout the organization. The position will utilize Esri ArcPro and specialized software for data collection and image processing in support of various priority projects related to natural resources.


  • Maintain the Greater Sage-grouse Habitat Burned Hub Site and associated dashboards through periodic as needed site and script revisions, bi-weekly fire perimeter QAQC, and general user/application support
  • Support the Integrated Program of Work (IPOW) through periodic updates to the IPOW database as well as regular updates to the IPOW Allocation Summary Story Map
  • Maintain the federal government client’s public Wildfire Risk Assessment Story Map through as needed service and metadata updates and general user/application support
  • Implement data quality control procedures and create reports summarizing quality, issues, and proposed resolution. Prepare data for publishing in multiple formats, such as services or layer packages, internally and externally. Assist with the publication of data and metadata to internal and external data portals for use in the fire and resource programs.
  • Review, create and maintain metadata to federal client specifications for datasets and services
  • Work with data stewards and data administrator to define user requirements and implement projects though deriving data requirements, configuring applications, and creating documentation
  • Support federal client geospatial staff in creation of geospatial databases and manage geodatabases in an enterprise environment including providing support to update and maintain federal client’s fire and natural resources data
  • Acquire data from multiple internal and external sources and formats to integrate into a geospatial dataset including navigating file directory structures, spatial data portals, and websites
  • Develop unique and standardized cartographic products using ArcGIS Desktop. Map content will range between single subject depictions to multiple values on a single map
  • Perform data analysis (geospatial and alpha-numeric) as requested to support the creation of reports and briefing documents related to resource and/or wildland fire program management questions
  • Develop and run automated geoprocessing and/or analysis workflows to support requested projects
  • Create story maps, dashboards, and/or other web applications to illustrate analysis methods and results, and provide federal client staff and the public with dynamic and often realtime access to data and interactive maps



  • Professional experience with Esri’s suite of desktop GIS software primarily focused on ArcGIS Desktop and extensions
  • Professional knowledge in applying geospatial technologies, including geoprocessing to address wildland fire, natural resources, public safety, emergency management, and/or land management business requirements
  • Professional experience performing automation, or scripting workflows with products like ESRI ModelBuilder, Python, or FME
  • Professional experience managing data from multiple sources including commingling to a single data set and editing geometry and attributes. This can include creating, managing, and maintaining geospatial databases (including Esri file and SDE geodatabases)
  • Professional experience with quality assurance plans and quality control procedures integrated with the production and maintenance of geospatial data including manual and automated procedures
  • Professional experience in identifying and documenting reference data sources, integration processes, and domain values
  • Professional experience writing FGDC and/or ISO metadata for vector and/or raster products
  • Professional experience creating and updating unique and/or standardized cartographic products using ArcGIS Desktop
  • Knowledge of publishing web services and building web applications for use by customers. The candidate shall address map, feature, image, and geoprocessing services and considerations for their use.
  • Experience in developing written technical documentation (such as system requirements documentation, user guides, metadata, workflow diagrams, white papers, etc.)


  • Master’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in job offered or related


The pay range for this position in Colorado is $36.05- $45.67.00 per hour; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site. 


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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