[Gis] Fw: GIS Job Opportunity at URS Corporation

pat.lambrose pat.lambrose@slc.k12.ut.us
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 10:47:33 -0600


Sent: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 08:45:44 -0600
Subject: GIS Job Opportunity at URS Corporation

Hello all,

I am sending out this e-mail to sollicit interest in an exciting GIS
opportunity at  URS Corporation's Salt Lake City office. Please forward to
anyone who might be interested. I apologize about the mass-mailing if
entirely not applicable.

The position:

The URS Salt Lake City office has an opening for a junior GIS Specialist to
join our  GIS/Database team. The ideal candidate will have a B.S. in
geo/environmental science (or equivalent) and working experience with
ArcGIS products. Interest or experience in Floodplain Hydrology, Fluvial
Geomorphology and Environmental Applications a plus.  Students with less
than a year to degree completion are also encouraged to apply.

Who is URS?

URS is one of the largest global engineering firms (27,000 employees
worldwide). Each office however, is locally managed and most of our clients
consist of local agencies, municipalities, and private clients. The
position is in URS' Salt Lake City Office, 756 East Winchester St, Suite
400 in Murray (Salt Lake City), Utah  (diagonally across from RC Willey
next to I-215). We have a little over 100 staff, with expertise ranging
from, Civil/Transportation Engineering, Geology/Environmental Engineering,
Water Resources, and IT solutions. We have an 8 person GIS/Database Team in
Salt Lake and about 250 GIS Specialists available across the company as an
additional  resource.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities will consist of  GIS analysis, and
map/graphics production on a variety of projects, including FEMA Map
Modernization work, fluvial geomorphology, remedial Investigations,
environmental impact statements, web based solutions, and much more,
Furthermore, this position will provide opportunities to perform GIS work
with/for URS offices around the region and worldwide.

Work Environment:

Our team works with engineers and scientists in  the entire office on many
projects simultaneously and as mentioned we support URS offices worldwide
with GIS work out of Salt Lake. We adopt a a team-oriented approach to
resolving issues on projects and providing the best GIS solutions to our
internal an external clients. This provides an excellent opportunity to
learn GIS in a dynamic, team-oriented environment, with plenty of
opportunities to diversify and jump-start a career in GIS.

How to Apply:

Apply on line at www.urscorp.com uner "Careers". Reference #URS13286.

Thanks for your time

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Remmet deGroot, CFM, GISP
Project Manager
Hydrology/Floodplain Management
GIS/IT Applications
URS Corporation
756 East Winchester Street, Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
801-904-4020 (direct)
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