Utilities Service, LLC GIS Forester in Plainfield, Indiana

GIS Forester

We are currently seeking a GIS Forester. We are looking for an energetic professional who enjoys working indoors and values the freedom of working independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career with ECI.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will respond to data inquires

  • Perform database update tasks

  • Manage the administration of ESRI and Smallworld software products and databases

  • Manage specialized databases and spreadsheets, entering data and generating reports with proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Manage all database-related tasks, generate work requests and various reports, conduct queries and research, perform edits and back-ups, update programs and files, and maintain the integrity and security of the database.

  • Support field crews and arborists with reports, maps, spreadsheets, etc.

  • Operate system forestry computer programs and record systems.

  • Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations and an open line of communication with management.

  • Possess good communication skills with field staff and office staff

  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors.

  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Two or four-year degree in a related field.

  • Three years GIS Experience

  • Must understand and apply GIS using ESRI Suite, Geodatabases, Oracle databases, ArcGIS Online, Arcview, Arc Editor, and ArcInfo, etc.

  • Must be able to work alone and sit for long periods of time

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, including:

  • Advanced creation and use of formulas

  • Ability to create a variety of charts and graphs

  • Ability to create pivot tables

  • Use of multi-sheet workbooks

  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail.

  • Must have strong organizational skills

  • Must have the knowledge of how processes work, timelines, data flow, etc.

  • Strong computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Skill/experience with financial software a plus.

  • Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus.

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Environment

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Physical

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (5 to 10 lbs.); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone.

Company Overview

Environmental Consultants, Inc. (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. ECI offers exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.

All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.

ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.