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GIS Manager

  • Location:

    United States of America

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  • Salary:

    $100,000 - $130,000

  • Contact:

    Courtney Howard

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  • Contact phone:

    281 712 6522

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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The Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Manager is responsible for creating and supervising GIS mapping solutions for solar and energy storage projects within our client's development portfolio. The GIS Manager oversees all GIS mapping solutions for our client's Project Development, Transmission, and Performance Engineering teams.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and deliver internal GIS/engineering support for the Development portfolio, including site layouts, maps, and exhibits.

  • Analyze GIS data to identify spatial relationships and present analysis results using maps, graphs, or tabular data.

  • Develop component layers and spatial data structures, acquire, exchange, share, and integrate digital data.

  • Supervise control point maintenance for geographic data registration and establish quality control standards for GIS data layers.

  • Maintain or update existing GIS databases.

  • Evaluate incoming data for accuracy, usefulness, and completeness of documentation.

  • Identify patterns and trends through spatial data mapping.

  • Document requirements using industry and enterprise-standard geographic information system development frameworks and tools.

  • Establish and maintain GIS standards.

  • Provide support to the internal team for documentation, training, and usability.


  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in geography, computer science, engineering, or a related field.

  • Possess 4+ years of GIS experience; experience in the renewable energy sector is advantageous but not mandatory.

  • Exhibit strong leadership skills with a collaborative mindset and adaptability to various roles.

  • Show experience in developing and managing GIS databases.

  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze situations, make effective decisions, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong points include exceptional communication, organization, and positive leadership.

  • Display strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Exhibit a strong ability to learn independently and apply new knowledge in diverse areas.

  • Possess excellent communication skills, including the capacity to convey ideas to non-technical individuals clearly.

  • Maintain focus, reliability, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Show a proven ability to be self-motivated and manage projects.

  • Exhibit a demonstrated ability to manage priorities in a complex and dynamic environment.

Technical Skills:

  • Interpret technical documentation and drawings, along with other specifications.

  • Possess a deep understanding of GIS/ESRI software and application programming languages (e.g., ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Spatial Analyst).

  • Proficiency in Data Conversion/migration, and experience in script writing for enhanced efficiency is a plus.

  • Skilled in creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features.

  • Familiar with digital cartography, image processing, geospatial production techniques, and various data formats.

  • Analyze both imagery and non-imagery source information.

  • Experience with Microsoft software, such as SharePoint, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.

  • Work experience in AutoCAD in conjunction with GIS products.

Educational Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in geography, computer science, engineering, or a related field.