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Job Title: GIS Specialist
Company Name: VHB
Location: Bedford, NH
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/13/2018
Expire Date: 07/24/2018
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Engineering, Finance/Economics, Government and Policy, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Real Estate, Science, Transportation, Quality Control, Research & Development, Environmental, Web Technology, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
GIS Specialist

VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. 

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

VHB is seeking to hire a GIS Specialist to join our growing team in our northeast regional offices. This position could be based out of VHB's Watertown, MA, Bedford, NH, Worcester, MA or Wethersfield, CT. The qualified candidate will work within the Applied Technology Services Group to provide a range of GIS services to a diverse set of clients in areas such as transportation, municipal, energy, institutional, real estate, and federal.


  • Provide mapping and analysis using Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro product lines
  • Work collaboratively with various members of VHB’s other teams located in our New England offices
  • Provide support in configuring applications using Esri’s ArcGIS Online (Collector, Survey123, Web Maps and Web Applications), to support project work
  • Communicate and be able to work as an individual as well as part of a large team
  • Proactively provide your own ideas and solutions to solve project related problems
  • Provide GIS technical assistance and support to other members of the office
  • Provide time estimates for project proposals and RFPs
  • Perform Quality Control tests on data entry and map deliverables done by others

Skills and Abilities 

  • Must have a solid understanding of the principles and practices of GIS and cartography
  • Knowledge of working with and editing geodatabases
  • Demonstrated experience developing high quality maps and data products through a portfolio highlighting their previous work
  • Demonstrated experience in applying GIS technology to environmental, transportation or land development projects
  • Experience working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop, ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Server, and/or AutoCAD a plus


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working with the Esri product Suite
  • B.S. in GIS, geography, cartography, planning, engineering, computer science or a related field
  • Experience with ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop software suite
  • Experience with Relational Database Management Systems (Microsoft Access, SQL Server, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of software
  • Ability to learn new skills and methods on-the-fly, troubleshoot issues, and solve technical problems
  • Experience with utility systems a plus.

At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for nearly 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally. 


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