GIS Analyst

at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description

GIS Analyst
Job Locations

US-NH-Bedford | US-MA-Watertown | US-ME-Westbrook




Regular Full-Time  

Career Stage Type 
Entry level  

# of Openings 


VHB is looking for a GIS Analyst to join our team. The qualified candidate will contribute across multiple project teams and provide a range of GIS services relating to transportation, safety analysis and environmental projects.

This position can be based out of our Westbrook, ME; Bedford, NH; or Watertown, MA office locations.

Performs standard analysis of spatial data using GIS technology (e.g., buffering, spatial overlays, distance calculations).
Researches and corrects problems with data using spatial and logical analyses.
Performs data searches and retrievals.
Extracts and organizes data.
Research source documents to resolve missing or conflicting data.
Converts GIS data to and from CAD software format.
Uses coordinate geometry to convert surveying data to GIS format.
Manages basic GIS tasks on GIS projects.
Creates and manages online tools using spatial data.
May serve as a database administrator for spatial data.
May review work products of other technical staff.
Participates in professional and personal development aligned with career goals.
Performs all job functions in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and VHB policies and procedures.
Skills and Attributes
Theoretical knowledge of the principles of geographic information science and GIS technology.
Beginner skill in the use of ArcGIS in its desktop and online forms.
Ability to develop and maintain online spatial data tools for non-GIS users.
Fundamental skill in applying GIS technology to solve analytical problems.
Fundamental knowledge of relational database management systems and the ability to use the SQL language.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of Global Positioning System and skill in the use of GPS technology for data collection.
Ability to utilize data transformation software as a means of importing and exporting data for use by the engineering department.
Ability to express meaning through cartography.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Team oriented with ability to perform multiple tasks independently in a timely manner and collaborate effectively and positively with coworkers.
Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented.
Skills and knowledge must be commensurate with required experience and job level.
Minimum of 0-2 years of experience in the use of GIS technology
3-5 years of GIS experience preferred
BS in Geography, Engineering, Planning, or GIS
Desktop experience with Esri's ArcPro
Experience with ArcGIS Online, Enterprise, Field Maps, Survey123, Arcade and/or Python is preferred

We are VHB! We're an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.

Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes:
Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
Focus on learning, development, and career growth
Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace
We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!



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VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Job Posting: 1091415

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 10, 2024

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