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GIS Field Cultural Resources

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Geographic Information Systems
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19400001196 Requisition #

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. 

 

We are currently seeking applications for an experienced Geographic Information System (GIS) Field Cultural Resources to support a variety of projects in a dynamic environmental consulting environment.

 

The successful candidate will function in a support role for our cultural resources team. While some of the work will be office-based, projects are located across the United States and often require travel to conduct field investigations.

 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities vary by project, but will include advanced spatial analysis, data management and research, and high-quality map production

  • Collect, download, correct, and export GPS data from various formats (Trimble, Garmin, Collector)

  • Prepare hard copy and electronic figures and field maps in ArcGIS

  • Identify published sources and download spatial data in support of cultural resources projects

  • Compile metadata documentation to FGDC and related standards

  • Candidate must be able to complete assignments quickly and accurately following detailed instructions, working independently and as part of a team

  • Candidate must be able to carry a 35-pound pack and walk 10 miles per day in various terrain and weather conditions

  • Applicants must be willing to work in sometimes difficult conditions and often miles from a vehicle

  • Physical challenges typically encountered may include long off-trail hikes, steep slopes, extreme hot and cold conditions and hazards (animals and plants)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Anthropology, GIS, Environmental Science, or closely related field

  • 1-2 years demonstrated work experience performing GIS related tasks

  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS, Python, writing script, Trimble TerraSync, ArcPad/ArcGIS Online & Collector, and Microsoft Office software

  • Demonstrated past archaeology field experience is preferred

  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet fast-paced demands

  • High motivation and an ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Must be multi-task oriented and possess excellent problem-solving skills

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. 

 

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits

 

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com

follow us on Twitter (@TetraTech or like us on Facebook. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

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