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GIS Analyst

Location: 

Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93101

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.

 

Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a GIS Analyst to join its collaborative team in Santa Barbara, CA. This individual will serve a key function in providing data reduction and map creation using Esri’s ArcGIS suite of products to support client deliverables. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support Langan’s growing use of GIS applications across multiple disciplines, including environmental, site/civil, geotechnical, transportation, natural resources, landscape architecture and survey.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for data reduction, analysis and map creation;
  • Design and maintain project GIS database(s) to keep all project specific data organized and cataloged;
  • Effectively use reports, maps, drawings, engineering plans, tests, and aerial photographs to create customized analysis on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics and topographical and geologic data and their impact on the planning and design of projects;
  • Design and maintain project GIS database(s) to keep all project specific data organized and cataloged;
  • Review computer generated reports, assess the quality, and make the appropriate revisions;
  • Create customized procedures and perform QA/QC of project related data;
  • Create data products for various infrastructure planning initiatives;
  • Create GIS visuals by interpreting incomplete data and information;
  • Run spatial analysis on project specific data to provide a clearer picture of the current and future state of the project;
  • Apply knowledge of ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Portal to train and develop solutions for field staff;
  • Consult with project teams and advise on the selection of visualization software and convert any existing data into the appropriate format; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications

  • Certificate or Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, or related field;
  • 0 to 3 years of experience working with ESRI ArcGIS software and extensions;
  • Strong understanding of cartographic principles, spatial data concepts, projection systems, data management, digital map production, hard copy presentations, and quality assurance/quality control;
  • Demonstrated experience working with ArcGIS 10.x and ArcGIS Pro including desktop extensions (Spatial Analyst, 3d Analyst, etc.);
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data from many sources, including field data and online data sources, and to clearly communicate ideas to others, including those who have only a basic knowledge of GIS;
  • Understanding of ArcGIS for Server and web services. Ability to create mobile and web applications with ArcGIS Online;
  • Ability to create high-quality cartographic products suitable for client deliverables;
  • Ability to collect, process, and evaluate GPS data;
  • Experience with UAS/drone technology and data capture practices;
  • Knowledge of ESRI Geodatabase design structure and management, as well as general database knowledge, including the manipulation of tabular data in GIS, summarizing, joining, and linking related data;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Access;
  • Proven organization and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, multitasking, and judgment capabilities;
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and
  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.

 

Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!

 

Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria