McCormick Taylor seeking a full time GIS Analyst - Harrisburg, PA

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:42 -- exf107

GIS Analyst

McCormick Taylor is a leading engineering, planning, & environmental firm with 13 east coast offices, and is seeking a full time GIS Analyst to join our Harrisburg, PA office. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, team player who is organized and able to work effectively with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Uses the Esri product line of ArcGIS software applications to create, convert, integrate, and maintain digital spatial (map) data layers
  • Design and produce hardcopy maps and other cartographic presentation products
  • Performs digital spatial analyses on data to aid in decision-making for Engineering, Environmental, Cultural Resources, Noise and Air Quality, and other departments
  • Train employees in the use of GPS equipment for data collection and field research
  • Database Design
  • Programming

Qualifications - Essential:

  • Skill in creating hardcopy maps and applying cartographic principles
  • Specific and detailed knowledge of Esri ArcGIS for Desktop 10.x
  • Previous experience with Esri Desktop extensions, such as 3D and Spatial Analyst
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, and follow-through
  • Excellent communications skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to complete multiple fast paced projects independently and / or in teams in a responsible and timely manner
  • Excellent analytical thinking / problem solving skills
  • Excellent IT technical skills (Knowledge of computer software and hardware)
  • Stays on the cutting edge and learns software quickly
  • Genuinely excited and enthusiastic about learning and pushing technical limits / finding new solutions
  • A basic understanding of the concepts behind data management in a relational database
  • Familiar with model builder
  • Familiar with ArcGIS Online
  • Familiar with GPS data collection (Trimble Pathfinder Office, TerraSync)
  • Familiar with map projections

Candidates possessing these technical skills will enhance the overall qualification for this position:

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of SQL server
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of ArcGIS Server
  • Programming experience with ArcPy, ArcObjects for .Net, C#, JavaScript, Silverlight, Flex, HTML
  • Application and software development
  • Familiar with Illustrator, Photoshop or similar
  • Familiar with Microstation


The ideal candidate should have 1-5 years of experience with a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in GIS, Geography, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields. 


The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package. EOE / AA

Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and any GIS examples

Mike Goeckel, GISP

Sr. GIS Analyst
McCormick Taylor, Inc.

5 Capital Drive, Suite 400
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 540-6040
Fax: (717) 540-6049