GIS Analyst

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/2/2024 8:53 AM)
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NV5 Geospatial (NV5G) is actively recruiting a GIS Analyst who possesses sound expertise in geospatial technologies and analytic methodologies. The analyst must be self-motivated with exceptional planning, critical thinking, analytical and communication skills. The Analyst must work well in a team environment. The Analyst will be responsible for field collection which will consist of designating utilities, collecting point, line, and polygon utility features, and updating utility specific attribution associated with features. The Analyst will also be responsible for post field production QA/QC. U.S. Citizenship required. 


Work Environment:

  • This position is a fully remote position within an engaged, virtual Division at NV5
  • Travel up to 60% of the time

NV5 is a global technology solutions and consulting services company with a workforce of over 4,500 professionals in more than 100 offices worldwide.  NV5’s continued growth has been spurred through strategic investments in firms with unique capabilities to help current and future customers solve the world’s toughest problems.  The NV5 family brings together talent across a wide range of markets and fields, including Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Architects, Photogrammetrists, GIS Professionals, Software Developers, IT, Project Management Professionals, and more.


At NV5 Geospatial, We are a collaboration of intelligent, innovative thinkers who care for each other, our communities, and the environment.  We value both heart and head, the diversity of our people, and their experiences because that is how we continue to grow as a leader in our industry and expand our individual and collective potential.




  • Part of a team responsible for the collection, attribution, and delivery of GIS utility data for the DoD
  • Investigate, locate, and designate utilities with industry standard methods (GPR, EMF Locators, etc.)
  • Gather, identify, investigate, and scan hardcopy-engineering drawings or CADD sources to be used for attribution and direct geospatial application, work to be completed by following client guidance and supporting documentation (i.e. SOPs)
  • Investigates the use of hardcopy-engineering as-built drawings, PDFs, and CADD as sources to be used for attribution and direct geospatial application
  • Implements georeferencing, coordinate geometry, digitizing and other techniques to accurately represent data in GIS
  • Creates, edits, manipulates, and queries geodatabases to conform to the DoD standards schema (SDSFIE)
  • Ability to open manholes

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested



  • Ability to pass background check (U.S. Citizen, Clean Record), to access military installations
  • Degree Requirements: associate degree or similar technical training in underground utility mapping
  • 1-2 Years’ experience with GIS and/or GPS field collection of utilities
  • Ability to interpret engineering/utility As-built drawings

Experience Preferred (in addition to requirements):

  • Bachelors in Geography, GIS, or related field preferred
  • 1-2 years using GPR equipment and EMF Locating Equipment
  • Experience w/ DoD GIS
  • Sound technical understanding of key technologies (GIS, CADD, Database) and systems
  • Experience with mapping underground utilities preferred

Competencies and Skills:

  • A real passion for working with teammates and customers to solve problems
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a high-tempo environment

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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