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Posted on January 10th, 2018

​Environmental Data Manager
Downtown, Chattanooga, TN, usContract
Company Description
Our client provides consulting expertise in the areas of environmental chemistry quality assurance, environmental project quality assurance, consulting geosciences, environmental data management/information technologies, emergency response quality assurance oversight, and health & safety support. They are in need of an Environmental Data Manager to support a large power organization in Tennessee.  This position can support relocation assistance.
Job Description
The Environmental Data Manager is adept with EQuIS Enterprise and enjoys training others in the use of the application.  This position will:
Interface with technical staff to implement requirements/solutions/business processesProvide technical writing (specifications and data dictionaries)Prepare content/data reports, and identify/correct data gaps, errors and relational table issuesGenerate reports, graphs and metricsRespond to client data requests

BS Degree in Computer Science, related education or equivalent years of experience2-4 years experienceExperience with EarthSoft EQuIS EnterpriseExperience with SQL/VBAKnowledge of MS Office applications, specifically Access and ExcelExperience with report generationGood communication skills, both written and oralEnvironmental field experience a plus Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a plus

Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Posted on January 10th, 2018

​The GIS Specialist is responsible for supporting project and organization goals as they pertain to GIS, Data Management, and Software Application technologies. Allworld is a growing dynamic business that focuses on the built environment: engineering (civil/environmental), construction, architecture, and urban planning. It is essential and expected that the GIS Specialist possesses high levels of understanding and experience working with these industry data. Most often, designing workflows, improving processes, documenting and establishing project controls, completing high level spatial analysis

Essential functions:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Complete advanced spatial analysis.Manage and assist with database design and data structures.Provides technical support to project planning: defining requirements, designing workflows, delegating tasks, and identifying resource needs.Ensuring all projects and tasks have solid quality control and quality accuracy methods in place.Provides GIS-related technical guidance and assistance to project teamsMaintains expertise in GIS-related software and technologiesEnsure that permitting, planning, and asset management systems must have the latest GIS data.Support projects by completing maintenance and updates to data.Serves as a liaison with GIS vendors for the proper acquisition, installation, operation and maintenance of GIS-related resources.Performs other related duties as assigned.Qualifications:
Education- GIS Graduate Certificate; M.S. in GIScience, Geology, Geography, or related discipline recommended. Undergraduate degree involving GIS experience required.Skills- Strong GIS background, Esri COTS, ArcGIS Online, Azure/AWS DBA, SQL query and server experience, Python programming and tool development, front-end web development, UAV/UAS experience, and client facing problem solving. Microsoft productivity suite (Excel, Access, Outlook, presentations, SharePoint, Power BI, and OneDrive experience preferred for data management, budgeting, and modeling. Project management experience preferred for understanding/implementing progress tracking solutions, managing program scope/budget, and handling SRF or other Government Agency based workflows. Content/proposal writing, and copyediting experience preferred for reporting, RFP/RFQ support, and program management documentation.Experience- Five or more years as a GIS Analyst/Specialist focused on managing data, programming / application development, web development, project management and or writing/editing experience in a business context.

Posted on January 4th, 2018

​GIS Analyst III – GDOT (Atlanta, Georgia)01/04/2018 Brandon Batt
Job Posting: Jan 3, 2018 – Closing Date: Jan 10, 2018
Primary Location: GA-Fulton-Atlanta
Number of Openings: 1
Job: Transportation
Shift: Day Job
Advertised Salary: 49,500.00

JOB SUMMARY: Under broad supervision, provides advanced level professional support in one or more of the following areas: OMAT, maintenance, construction, intermodal, planning, utilities, surveying, environmental, transportation data or traffic. May also serve as a lead worker providing training to lower level staff.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES: Under limited supervision at an advanced working level, independently utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies in ArcGIS 10.x Software Suites to create, edit, analyze, and manage spatial data, perform raster and vector based analysis for reporting and decision making.  Work with CAD data (i.e. AutoCAD, Microstation) to integrate into GIS workflows and datasets, transferring spatial and non-spatial data from aerial imagery, county land base maps and other source documents. Consistent data creation and maintenance of multiple linear referencing systems. Creates, maintains, and updates City, County, and special use maps of greater complexity employing GIS technologies through related available equipment and resources. Supervises trains and coaches lower level analysts, conducts needs assessments, database design, and workflow development.

Posted on December 27th, 2017


A leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, SSR provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges. To achieve client needs, SSR has multiple locations across the US. Working with a diverse group of individuals in a variety of markets, our team of experts partner with our clients to deliver advanced solutions that last.
SSR is committed to providing opportunities and benefits to colleagues that promote living fully. Through various competitive benefits and programs available, SSR supports the health, well-being, and personal growth of its employees. SSR offers benefit options including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a generous contribution to employee-owned Health Savings Account, 401(k) with matching up to the full IRS maximum, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other employee incentives and wellness programs.
We know that SSR is a great place, but don’t take our word for it, see what our colleagues are saying at   . Why Choose SSR?  Look at our Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn pages to discover more.

Looking for a  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst II for Memphis

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst II Performs a variety of professional duties in support of client and departmental geographic information systems (GIS) databases and GIS capabilities; generates custom and standard maps, spatial analyses and other GIS products to meet customer requirements; utilizes GIS tools and utilities to convert data to GIS formats and performs data quality checking and correction.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Generates GIS spatial data using GPS and other data collection methods for base layer development
  • Coordinates with project managers to determine the most efficient and effective methods
  • Analyzes GIS data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data
  • Reviews existing or incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, or completeness of documentation
  • Working understanding of various data conversion to be used in a standardized system
  • Develops and maintains detailed metadata for new and existing datasets.
  • Designs  grant projects and provides technical descriptions including budgets for grant applications and grant reporting
  • Coordinates and participates with government agencies, community leaders, special interest groups, committees, and contractors during the project planning process
  • Responds to client questions regarding GIS services and/or methodology
  • Trains and supervises the work of GIS Technician I and II and Analyst I
  • Plans training events which may include planning of logistics and budgets
  • Supports colleagues in the use of GIS systems and datasets

An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements:
  • Associates’ degree in Geography, Natural Resource Management, or related field with a working understanding of ArcGIS desktop WITH eight years of ArcGIS desktop experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Natural Resource Management, or related field with a working understanding of ArcGIS desktop WITH fix years of ArcGIS desktop experience OR
  • Graduate degree in Geography, Natural Resource Management, or related field with a working understanding of ArcGIS desktop WITH four years of ArcGIS desktop experience
  • ESRI Certifications
  • GISP Registration
  • Possession of a valid state issued Driver's License and required auto insurance

SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Our mission is to make a positive difference for our clients, colleagues, and communities.

Posted on December 13th, 2017


General Description
The purpose of this class within the organization is to research and analyze criminal information received within the Police Department relating to criminal activities and relationships.

This class works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.  

The position of Crime Data Analyst requires an individual who is capable of exercising independent judgment, possessing skills and the ability for the efficient operation of office activities, and the personal disposition generally required of people who work well with other employees and the public.  This is a non-sworn position.

Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the class as necessary.
Essential Functions:
Compiles crime, police activity, demographic, and related information from various records or existing databases within or external to the Police Department; prepares descriptive statistics of data; analyzes data using cross tabs, correlation, or other multivariate statistical techniques.

Uses GIS or similar mapping software to map crime incidence, police activity, and related data; compiles data to create patrol maps and crash maps.

Evaluates and interprets information; selects essential elements, correlates new information with existing information, identifies trends, patterns, and other relationships among data points.

Obtains feedback from Police Department personnel concerning preliminary findings and analysis.

Composes concise but comprehensive reports of findings, employing tables, charts, maps, and graphs to present data.

Analyzes telephone records; tabulates and categorizes call activity by caller/recipient, geography, and demographics; completes cross tabulation of data to show relationships and trends.
 Develops and recommends standard Department metrics procedures and methods to support on-going crime data reporting and analysis; proposes standard operating procedures based on data.

Responds to ad hoc requests for reports and/or analysis to help police personnel identify, define, and solve specific problems.

Researches law enforcement crime data techniques, best practices, and new developments.
Confers with county crime data analysts.
Additional Duties:
Researches special projects for administration as needed.
Performs other work as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, criminology or closely related field.

Requires six months experience with a military or law enforcement agency compiling data, analyzing findings and writing related reports or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:
Must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Tennessee.
Must pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Ability to do research methods and techniques; descriptive statistics; multivariate statistical methods; data mining; types of crimes and modus operandi associated with gang-related crime, drug-related crime, and white collar crime; and requirements for intelligence file creation, retention, dissemination, and purging.
Develop and maintain liaison with the intelligence community at Federal, State, County, and Municipal levels to share information on criminal activities or suspected criminals under investigation.
Ability to perform occasional overtime work and be available to flex hours to report to work early and/or stay late, to include holidays and weekends.
Maintains confidentiality about information learned on the job and has the ability to deal with sensitive information.
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Murfreesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the City of Murfreesboro to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Posted on December 13th, 2017

​Entry Level Geospatial Analyst
Date: December 7, 2017
Location: Murfreesboro, TN, US
Category: Spatial Solutions Group Schedule: Full Time (Potential Night Shift)
Description: The Entry Level GIS Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information using a variety of source material.  This position will conduct research and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form.

Posted on December 13th, 2017

Posted on November 9th, 2017

Date: November 8, 2017
Title: Branch Manager
Location: Alcoa, TN

Reports To: Vice President, Production Operations
Also Interfaces With: President/COO, Executive Vice Presidents, Project Managers, Flight/Sensor Operations Management, Technical Leads / Senior Scientists, QA/QC Manager, Sales & Marketing staff, Pricing & Proposal staff, IT Manager, Headquarters Office Manager

Job Description: Atlantic seeks to grow its Knoxville office, which was acquired/opened in 2016. Atlantic has been putting more focus on developing new clients in the A/E  Architecture/Engineering) field that involve projects that are small in area but large-scale. We would like to turn our Knoxville office into a dedicated production center that can handle end-to-end production for these projects. This position establishes a senior-level position within Atlantic to both lead the office and to serve as the project manager on all projects assigned to that office.

Position Responsibilities:
To lead and manage Atlantic’s Knoxville data production office, to provide project management on most small area, large-scale projects (A/E, Transportation, etc.) and provide production management on all projects assigned to the Knoxville office. This position includes the  following responsibilities:

Project Management:
1. The Successful Candidate will be assigned as the Project Manager for most projects assigned to the Knoxville office. The exceptions would be whim/here the assignment is part of a larger program or if the client is a previously assigned client and continuity with the previous PM is required by the client.
2. The Successful Candidate will work with Atlantic’s other project managers to ensure company financial success (10% project profitability average per year) and total client satisfaction (defined as an average score of 3.5 out of 5.0 and above on client satisfaction surveys) with the professional services provided by Atlantic.
3. Working directly with Atlantic’s Executive Vice President of Operations, the Successful Candidate will be responsible for the financial tracking of all projects assigned to him/her as the PM using tools that Atlantic has already developed.
4. The Successful Candidate will participate via video or teleconference services for all PM-related
meetings, currently scheduled at 9:00 Monday, 3:00 Monday, and 3:00 Wednesday.
5. The Successful Candidate will serve as the direct client interface with both existing and new clients assigned to him/her once contracts have been assigned. This may include (onsite) client meetings such as kickoff, in-progress, and/or close-out meetings.
6. The Successful Candidate will support any A/E business development efforts when technical
expertise is needed to support Atlantic’s sales goals. This may include (onsite) scoping / project
requirement meetings.
7. The Successful Candidate will actively participate in the job cost estimation process by providing production metrics on key tasks to him/her direct report, Atlantic’s Vice President of Production.
8. The Successful Candidate will identify, design and implement technical policies, procedures and business practices that will yield consistent execution by Atlantic’s small area, large-scale
production team.
9. Provide timely information to the Executive Vice President of Operations for invoicing purposes, to include tabular/graphical outputs from production tracking system for inclusion in monthly status / invoicing reports to clients.
10. Issue Work Authorizations and provide written individual staff assignments in a manner consistent with meeting the clients’ schedule, cost and quality objectives.
11. Coordinate and conduct internal project close-out meetings to collect and analyze project-relevant data and compare them to the project plan (assignments, schedule, efficiencies, communication, quality, workflows, re-work, budget, etc.)

Production Management:
1. The Successful Candidate will identify, design and implement technical policies, procedures and business practices that will yield consistent execution by Atlantic’s small area, large-scale
production team.
2. The Successful Candidate will coordinate with Atlantic’s other Project Managers, Vice President of Production, Sr. Vice Presidents, and President/COO to ensure all staff assignments and priorities are aligned with client and corporate requirements. Provide input to short-, mid-, and long-term planning and scheduling.
3. Develop and maintain Production Workflow Procedures and Best Practices, and update
documentation. Conduct R&D on process improvements.
4. Develop and maintain a Production QA/QC Management Plan, to include QA methodology and QC checklists.
5. Based on past project performance, establish level of effort metrics for pricing estimates.
6. Ensure product samples are developed to support Sales and Marketing requests.
7. Identify production ‘bottlenecks’ and assess the needs regarding hardware, software, IT
infrastructure, personnel, workflow procedures, documentation, etc.
8. In collaboration with Technical Leads and IT Manager define requirements for new
hardware/software technologies.
9. Support Technical Leads in conducting R&D, analyzing ROI, and make recommendations to Vice President of Production, Sr. Vice President of Operations and President/COO.
10. Monitoring and controlling of
a. production schedule (task progress, status, and anticipated completion),
b. resource allocations (staff utilization, resource loads and conflicts),
c. production effort (remaining level of effort and cost to complete),
11. Coordinate and conduct internal kick-off meetings to disseminate project-relevant information (client, project background, deliverables, timeframe, milestones and deadlines, quality standards and requirements, tasks assignments and expectations, project number and cost codes, etc.).
12. Perform data production tasks, when needed, to support on-time delivery and delivery projects within budget.

Staff Management:
1. Assign tasks to Knoxville-based production staff resources in accordance with client’s quality,
schedule, and budget constraints.
2. Coordinate and conduct weekly Production Staff meetings to provide a general overview of prior week’s accomplishments and upcoming week’s assignments and goals.
3. Require staff to issue week-ending completion and outlook reports, and assimilate that information into a simple, quick status e-mail to the Project Managers, Sr. VP, and COO.
4. Help Atlantic HR efforts with regards to hiring, firing and explanation of benefit changes for all employees in the Knoxville office.
5. Conduct annual performance reviews on employee’s anniversary dates with the company.
Establish goals, determine training needs, identify opportunities for professional development, and define / update job descriptions as necessary.
6. Coordinate and conduct ad-hoc meetings to address immediate production needs.
Office Management:
1. Be the single point of contact for all Atlantic suppliers for this office (phone, cable, etc…).
2. Reach back to Atlantic’s Executive Assistant for ordering office supplies, coffee, etc.
3. Communicate any significant office needs to Atlantic’s President/COO involving the landlord,
issues causing a poor work environment or items that may improve office morale.
4. Maintain company fiduciary responsibility for any items ordered on Atlantic-provided credit card for the Knoxville office.

Compensation and Benefits:
Title: Branch Manager
Job Category: Category 2 – Technical Professional
Salary: To Be Negotiated
Bonuses: Eligible
Other Benefits: All other benefits relating to insurance, vacation, sick leave and paid
holidays remain the same.

Posted on November 9th, 2017

​Geospatial Analyst
Date: October 25, 2017
Location: Murfreesboro, TN, US
Category: Spatial Solutions Group Schedule: Full Time (Potential Night Shift)
Description: The GIS Analyst I is responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting geographic information using a variety of source material.  This position will conduct research and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form. 
Salary Range: Depends on Experience

Contact Information:

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform digital feature extraction from multiple data sources.
  • Attribute digital data accurately.
  • Understand and follow complex project specific guidance.
  • Independently use technical resource and guidance documents.
  • Perform data checks and other data quality controls including but not limited to attribution checks, and managing associated documents.
  • Clean geographic data errors and omissions.
  • Cartographic editing to include feature displacement, thinning, symbolization, and annotation.
  • Suggest and implement improved work methods.
Required Qualifications:
  • 0-5+ years of professional experience.
  • Active Secret or higher Government Security Clearance
  • Experience with geospatial data collection, analysis, and/or conversion
  • Experience with (ESRI products are preferred.
  • Courses in computer aided design, GIS, or Geography is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse team of people.
  • Must be able to multi-task and troubleshoot for technical solutions.
  • Must be punctual to all work schedules and perform job assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Must be able to adjust to unexpected changes in work demand to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and troubleshoot issues to supervisor.US citizenship required. 

Company Description:
Wiser is a certified small business firm offering a broad range of Geospatial Products, Intelligence Analysis and Information Technology services to our customers. Wiser provides the agility and efficiency of a small business as well as the low risk of quality and performance of premier GEOINT services provider. Wiser's unique approach includes offering products and services as a single unified company. We provide a comprehensive team of skilled professionals, armed with an array of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Customers rely on us for support under crisis situations and during times of competing priorities knowing the Wiser team will always maintain the highest dedication to quality.
Excellent starting salary and compensation package - DOE/DOQ.Comprehensive medical/dental/vision insurance benefits.401K Retirement Plan available after 90 days.Generous vacation/personal time.Life insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.Short term/long term disability insurance provided at no cost to full time employees.Wiser is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a covered veteran, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Posted on November 6th, 2017

​Transportation Planning Supervisor (GIS) Data Visualization Office Supervisor – 1 Position

This position will be particularly in charge of the office of Data Visualization of the Long Range Planning Division. This position will integrate and manage Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support the long term strategic goals of the Tennessee Department of Transportation including enhancement and integration of GIS application for use in project planning, implementation, maintenance and measurement. The position will also integrate GIS applications with department-wide technologies and information systems. Duties:

Duties include, but are not limited to, in a team environment:
1. Be in charge of the office of Data Visualization and supervise planners and GIS technicians managing various complicated projects
2. Work closely with the offices of Roadway Data and Road Inventory (Tennessee Roadway Information Management System – TRIMS) within Data Management Section.
3. Cooperate with other offices such as offices of community planning (OCTs), Research, Forecasting, and Policy Planning under Long Range Planning Division for all activities
4. Manage all aspects of GIS operation and other related applications support and operations including planning, designing, development, implementation, upgrade, support and maintenance functions
5. Lead the office of Data Visualization in developing custom web clients for GIS data and other GIS tools and interfaces including designing, implementing, and maintaining ESRI geo-databases with Oracle.
6. Lead team members on performing quantitative analyses of large data sets using various software platforms (ArcGIS, Geomedia, TRIMS, Imagine, TransCAD, etc.), integration of applications, and create visualizations for reports
7. Develop GIS acquisition strategies and standards and coordinates GIS data acquisitions and updates and ensure QA/QC of GIS databases
8. Manage special mapping projects, city and county mapping activities, and annual State map project
9. Support short and long-range projects related to the transportation program
10. Respond to requests for technical assistance from other divisions of TDOT, other government agencies, OCT offices, as well as MPO’s and RPO’s
11. Work with local, state, and federal resources to maintain existing map databases, identify missing data and provide input into the TDOT’s GIS strategy.
12. Prepare and support presentations and planning documentations with visualization
13. Develop activities including, analysis, design, integration, verification, configuration management, maintenance support and product documentation
14. Coordinate and work with federal, state, and local transportation agencies as needed to successfully execute projects and to provide updates and reports to key stakeholders
15. Carry out other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Data Management
16. Supervise and manage 8~10 employees, conducting performance evaluations and administering disciplinary actions, as well as interviewing, hiring and training employees and planning, assigning and directing work

If you are interested or have any questions about this position please contact

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