Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Environmental Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Novi, MI, US
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a GIS Specialist to join our team in Novi, MI. A serious candidate for this challenging opportunity must be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, work well under pressure and perform to meet schedules and deadlines. Desired candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with different levels of staff across the office and region.


Key Responsibilities

Technical responsibilities include:

  • Map production to support a vast array of project types including:
    • Soil and groundwater monitoring and remediation
    • Municipal and Federal Government
    • Hydrology
    • Wetlands and Threatened and Endangered Species
    • Brownfield redevelopment
  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Data creation, collection and conversion

Skills / Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science or related field
  • Fluent in ArcGIS Suite 10.X or greater
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer literate with excellent organizational skills
  • Skilled in the acquisition of publicly available GIS data
  • Knowledgeable in coordinate systems and projections
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite with focus on Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Must pass drug test, background check and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Amec Foster Wheeler's driving (MVR) policy


  • Creation and analysis of Raster data
  • 3 Dimensional Modeling
  • Creating, editing and analyzing Vector data
  • Familiar with Spatial Analysis techniques including:
    • Interpolation
    • Spatial selection queries
    • Buffer, Union, Join, Relate, Dissolve
  • Working knowledge of Topology
  • Topographic and Bathymetric analysis
  • Fluent with coordinate systems, projections, and conversions
  • Programming in Python, C#, VB
  • Knowledge of various data such as CAD, GPS, flat files and ability to convert and work with them in GIS environment
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Previous experience working at environmental or engineering consulting firm

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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