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Parsons Corporation GIS Specialist/Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Transportation planning and management require careful consideration of the impact that transportation activities have on the environment. That’s where you come in! We need an experienced GIS Engineer/Specialist, to work on various transportation infrastructure projects in the Chicago and surrounding regions.

In this role, you will help organize all relevant project information, from survey data, soils and geotechnical studies, to planning, environmental studies, engineering drawings and project maps for several diverse projects. We expect you to be able to apply various Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database and spreadsheet software for GIS design, GIS mapping and analysis, database design and system development, and compilation and analysis of geographic data. Willingness to travel or relocate to field site is expected.

Responsibilities:

Searches for and compiles field data based on project needs and specifications. Screens available data for relevance and applicability.

Discerns data relationships and creates procedures to exploit them.

Designs and produces mapping output from GIS datasets.

Produces client deliverables in both hardcopy and digital format.

Designs and produces tabular and graphical output from database.

Documents work and provides a replication trail.

Maintains and updates metadata per project requirements

May provide guidance to GIS technicians assigned to project.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is PREFERRED. Consideration will be made for other degrees including: Geography, Transportation Planning, Computer Science or related curriculum

Must have 3 to 5 years of experience performing similar GIS tasks, and well developed skills using one or more GIS software packages, with experience resolving geospatial discrepancy issues, proficiency in cartography and map design, including coordinate systems, projections, and map scales. Prefer GIS experience in Transportation related applications.

Must have knowledge of Global Positioning System (GPS) data and collection systems.

Ability to design and implement batch processes to expedite “boiler plate” processes.

A working knowledge of GIS software applications, common database formats and software applications is required:

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.comparsonscorp/ , Twitter at https://twitter.comparsonscorp/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.comcompanyparsons/ , and YouTube at https://www.youtube.comuserparsonscorp/ .

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