TRC Companies

TRC is an engineering, consulting, and construction management firm providing integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets.

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Job Description

TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960's, is a national engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in industry and government, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.

TRC is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated GIS Analyst to provide technical support for clients, and fellow TRC staff. The GIS Analyst must have a minimum of 4 years of experience applying GIS technology to answer questions and solve problems. The GIS Analyst must have excellent communication and organizational skills to work as member of a larger GIS team to complete project tasks. The GIS Analyst collaborates with project managers, clients, and GIS staff to ensure that quality and timely GIS support is provided on all projects. The GIS Analyst must keep abreast with current GIS technology and will be responsible for discovering and implementing new technology with assistance from other members of the TRC GIS team. The GIS Analyst must be self-motivated and able to work independently with supervision from a GIS Manager.

Job Tasks Include

* General geographic data creation, data editing, and analysis
* Developing and managing enterprise GIS databases, GIS webmaps, and GIS mobile apps
* Production of figures for agency permitting resource reports
* Desktop analysis of environmental constraints data such as soils, hydrologic features, land cover, public lands, etc. for planning field surveys or agency application submittals
* Evaluation of natural resource impacts of a proposed project
* Query geographic data for information to be used in reports/proposals
* Work interactively with data from CAD platforms
* Collaborate with other TRC staff to improve project methodologies and deliverables

Required Experience and Education

* Bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Computer Science, or other related discipline.
* A minimum of 4 years GIS or related work experience.

Required Core Competencies

Excellence & Innovation: Committed to sustaining and accelerating TRC's reputation for quality. Demonstrates personal accountability for the quality of their work and embraces peer review for all external deliverable. Delivers excellent results in a timely manner. Uses established systems/processes appropriately to ensure quality of ongoing work. Where appropriate, develops new and innovative solutions that are actionable, value-adding, and contribute to driving profitable revenue growth. Is open to diverse suggestions/feedback, and is committed to continuous improvement.

Planning & Decision Making: Sets appropriate priorities and effectively manages resource requirements (time, talent, budget, materials). Solves problems and makes sound and timely decisions based on analysis, experience, and good judgment. Makes decisions that support the success of others.

Teamwork & Communication: Shows ability to actively listen and seeks to understand the viewpoints of others. Keeps others appropriately informed in a timely manner. Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills. Communicates clearly, concisely, and with candor.

Required GIS Competencies

Data Entry/Conversion: Able to convert data from multiple sources and formats (CAD, GIS, GPS, text, etc.) to a common format or common schema. Able to enter data into a database successfully with minimal errors. This includes editing said data as needs arise.

Cartography and Graphic Design: Able to express graphically, usually through maps, the features within a GIS.

Basic GIS Analysis: Able to utilize GIS applications to examine the locations, attributes, and relationships of features in spatial data through overlay and other analytical techniques to address a question or gain useful knowledge.

Geodatabase Development & Design / Data Models: Able to utilize GIS applications to build a GIS, i.e. data mining, geodatabase design, data conversion, etc. Able to define data requirements needed to support business processes within the scope of corresponding information systems in organizations.

GPS Device/Applications: Able to configure and troubleshoot various GPS devices and mobile data collection applications.

Web Applications/Services: Able to create map services and interactive web applications.

Desired GIS Competencies

Advanced GIS Analysis/Model Building/Visual Simulations: Able to utilize GIS applications to perform advanced spatial analysis or data conversion or manipulation. i.e. raster/surface manipulation, mosaic, modify and repurpose imagery for other software. Able to use applications and scripts to create automated geoprocessing workflows. Able to perform Visual Simulations, Renderings, Visual Impact Analysis using industry standard applications.

Application of GIS/Problem Solving: Able to translate client needs to solutions using GIS technology. Able to identify the best tool for the job based on experience and knowledge of what is possible.

Experience with FERC

Travel and Workplace

The majority of the work will be performed out of one of the following TRC offices and will require occasional travel for customer visits or training.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information please visit our website at

EOE: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


About TRC Companies

TRC is an engineering, consulting, and construction management firm providing integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets.

4007 employees
TRC Companies

Lowell, MA 01854, USA

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