GIS Specialist

Illinois, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD140,000 per year Hybrid working
  • A growing development firm who focus on utility scale solar, storage + wind
  • Ability for fully remote role + Equity plan

About Our Client

This opportunity will join a Development firm who focus on utility-scale solar, storage and wind projects across MISO, ERCOT + PJM. This role will report to the Development lead and be the sole point of contact for all aspects of GIS. With a small team (10 people), joining the firm now will offer the successful candidate an opportunity for long term progression based on the company's overall headcount goals in the next 5 years.

Job Description

The GIS Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Create data analyses, data conversions, models and map products to support renewable energy project development.
  • Overall market analysis.
  • Site suitability analysis.
  • Developing and exercising data specific quality control procedures.
  • Optimizing spatial analyses and project work flows.
  • Create and administer geo-databases within the company GIS.
  • Coordinate GIS activities with applications development, programmers and IT system specialists.
  • Establish and monitor cartographic design standards for high quality map production.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The GIS Specialist will have:

  • Relevant degree or certification in GIS or closely-related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 years experience in a GIS focused role at an IPP or Development firm.
  • Passionate about building professional maps through the use of sophisticated GIS software and techniques to support the development of renewable energy projects
  • Demonstrable competency in basic programming related to typical GIS functions
  • Certification or demonstrated ability to design and administer geo-databases and relational databases
  • Ability to work proactively and will full autonomy

What's on Offer

The GIS Specialist will be eligible for:

  • $100,000 - $140,000 base salary based on experience
  • Equity plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package (bonus, 401k, healthcare)
  • Ability for 100% remote role in the US
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Project Engineer
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jonathan Halton
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Job Nature
Hybrid working