Staff GIS Data Analyst and Field Technician
Salt Lake City, UT 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

If you're looking for a place to kick-start your career, where you can contribute to a dynamic innovative firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals - Geosyntec is the place for you! As a Staff GIS Data Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah you will apply your academic knowledge and solid understanding and experience with standard practices and techniques used when working with data and GIS projects to support and manage projects that include environmental assessment, groundwater remediation, water and natural resource evaluation, geotechnical construction, and more.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

  • Designing, developing, and managing project-specific relational database applications using desktop (MS Access and EQuIS) and enterprise (MS SQL Server) database software;
  • Developing comprehensive workflows and metadata to automate compilation of data from multiple sources and serve data to maps, reports, and other tools;
  • Compiling, verifying, analyzing, and reporting large and diverse datasets;
  • Managing, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data using ArcGIS Pro and Desktop software;
  • Interacting with internal and external providers to coordinate collection and transfer of data to project databases;
  • Acquisition and employment of global positioning system (GPS) equipment for geographic data collection;
  • Participation in client GPS and GIS needs analysis;
  • Interacting with internal and external clients to support database management and data visualization for environmental engineering, and geoscience projects; and.
  • Environmental investigation fieldwork including the collection of GPS data and groundwater, surface water, soil, and geotechnical samples for laboratory analysis, drilling and contractor oversight, and remediation treatment system operation and maintenance.

Collaboration and mentoring are cornerstones of Geosyntec's culture. You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec's culture.

Here are some other things you should know about this position:

  • Training: This position requires health and safety, first aid, CPR, and other training, as well as medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our employees to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants.
  • Fieldwork: Up to 40%
  • Overnight travel: Up to 20%

Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual's own performance and initiative.


  • Bachelor's degree in geography, computer science, science, or geology. (required)
  • Advanced degree in related field. (preferred)


  • Prior internship experience in environmental consulting. (preferred)
  • Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS Pro (version 2.8+) and Desktop (version 10.8+) software. (preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access and Earthsoft EQuIS Professional. (preferred)
  • Ability to write complex queries and automate routine processes (e.g. VBA and SQL). (preferred)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server, including the ability to automate processes. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of server architecture and web technology. (preferred)
  • Experience with the front-end processes of collecting field data with various GPS units and the process of downloading and compiling the data. (preferred)
  • Ability to automate processes using scripts (e.g. Python). (preferred)
  • Understanding and use of Graphic Design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.). (preferred)
  • Direct experience managing environmental, geologic, and geotechnical data. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with laboratory analytical data verification and validation processes. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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