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Geographic Information Systems 1 - Kansas City - Summer 2023

Date:  Sep 13, 2022

Overland Park, KS, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 85945 

Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Provides technical and analytical information management solutions through the use of software and databases for domestic or international projects. Functions in a GIS Specialist capacity under general supervision, performs routine aspects of data administration, creation, analysis, reporting, mapping and/or application development. Applies knowledge of GIS and information management principles to prescribed techniques and procedures to complete project assignments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs analytical, technical, and/or developmental tasks as assigned, such as: . Prepares maps and databases for specific elements of Black and Veatch projects . Compiles, modifies and analyzes data to support preparation of maps, tables, graphs, databases and reports . Research various websites for data applicable to each project . Establishes and maintains required files to document data references, analytical methods, calculations and rationale used in reaching conclusions . Develops GIS-based tools, applications, databases, or similar solutions . Performs additional tasks specific to an area of expertise or technology . Initiates familiarization with Black and Veatch procedures . Individual contributor with no subordinates 
  • Management Responsibilities

    Individual Contributor

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Skills: . Microsoft Office applications . Software specific to expertise . Analytical skills . Initiative . Attention to detail . Interpersonal skills . Mathematical skills . Writing (creating text) . Problem solving . Ability to perform under moderate to high levels of stress . . . . . . Plans 
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  • Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelors' degree in Physical, Earth, or Life Science from an accredited university; or equivalent job-related experience. Good knowledge of GIS applications / development tools as applicable. Exposure to engineering-related concepts and functions desired. UK Qualification: Working towards industry recognised qualification or chartership e.g. RGS chartered Geographer. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


    Technical Discipline-Related Training preferred, if applicable.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands

    Talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing, and writing. Work involves sitting most of the time and operating a computer. Occasional business travel may be required.Typical office environment.



    Salary Plan

    ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

    Job Grade


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    To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


    A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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    Nearest Major Market: Olathe
    Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

    Job Segment: Geology, Engineer, Engineering

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