GIS Analyst in Oakland

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Oakland, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as GIS Analyst, Apply WSP jobs Oakland California. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : GIS Analyst

Work location : Oakland, California

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 7076

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
Be involved in projects with our Visualization and Data Intelligence Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a GIS Analyst in Oakland, CA. This will be a contract position supporting a key client in the utility industry, responsible for creating and delivering geospatial solutions, as part of a dynamic results-oriented team. Our successful candidate will have experience working with Esri ArcGIS Desktop, Online, and mobile applications.
Your Impact

Receive, process, and map field GPS data
Perform quality assurance and quality control on incoming and existing geospatial data sets and provide strong overall data management
Create and manage documentation for key workflow processes
Create and maintain metrics dashboards in Microsoft PowerBI
Set up and maintain web maps and applications on ArcGIS Online including publishing and editing online data
Demonstrate and apply an understanding and knowledgebase of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, editing features, and field data collection techniques
Work with other GIS Analysts within the GIS team to perform tasks such as: gathering project requirements, determining needs, communicating solutions, designing workflows and data management techniques to increase efficiencies, and maintaining the quality of deliverables

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in geography, environmental sciences, planning, or other related field with exposure to GIS applications
1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in GIS using Esri ArcGIS Desktop and Online applications and related extensions including Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and Geostatistical Analyst
Excellent problem solving, time management and verbal/written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with external and internal clients of varying levels of computer literacy
Be a team player with ability to work within tight deadlines for multiple projects
Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined in order to organize time and work efficiently in a face-paced and exciting consulting environment
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with Esri software suite including ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, and ArcGIS Online
Experience with Esri mobile applications (Collector, Field Maps, Survey123) for field data collection
A working knowledge of Enterprise-Level Databases and applications (ArcGIS Enterprise), ArcGIS Online, and database connections and how they can be used in desktop and mobile mapping environments
Experience working with data in both Microsoft Excel and Access
Working knowledge, or willingness to learn, Python scripting environment to automate tasks and workflows
Cartographic skills that depict a clear understanding of map composition and symbiology principles with the ability to produce maps for reports, meetings, posters, web maps, etc.


Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: OAKLAND – BROADWAY
All locations: US-CA-Oakland

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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