Burns & McDonnell Assistant GIS Specialist - Environmental in Kansas City, Missouri


Burns & McDonnell's Environmental Services practice currently has an opening for an Assistant GIS Specialist to join our team.

  • Primary duties would include:

  • Map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices using ArcGIS software

  • preparation and use of GIS data for analysis

  • GIS data conversion/migration

  • Edit and create GIS data in geodatabase environment

  • Develop and support GIS workflows

  • Research and preparation of environmental reports and assessments

  • Field surveys as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in GIS, geography, environmental science, or closely related natural science field

  • Master's degree in similar field a plus.

  • 0 to 2 years experience preferred.

  • Experience working in the ArcGIS desktop environment is required (ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 or higher a plus).

  • Excellent GIS skills, including data analysis abilities.

  • Familiarity with field collection applications a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.

  • Prior GPS and applicable natural science field experience a plus.

Job Geographic Information Systems

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180820