GIS Analyst – Indiana

Indianapolis, IN

August Mack Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A GIS Analyst is responsible for providing computer-aided drafting, design, and spatial analysis support to technical and management staff in all offices. Work is performed with direction from all levels of technical staff; under the general supervision of the Senior Analyst.


May be required to perform any of the following:

  • Work directly with technical and management staff to generate two- and three-dimensional models and drawings using technical imaging software.
  • Design/draft to-scale facility and property maps, and report figures including but not limited to field maps, historical aerial/topographic portfolios, and investigation maps.
  • Create figures, starting with a base image such as a topographic map or aerial image, and adding site-specific features, originating from hand-drawn sketches, State/County data, or survey spatial information.
  • Provide proposal support for projects, including calculating Site acreages, obtaining landowner data, and researching State/County data to aid in project planning and budgeting.
  • Communicate with staff in all offices to coordinate on work requests.
  • Provide accurate and timely figures; effectively manage workload and priorities.
  • Create original drawings from hand sketches, and design specifications from concept to completion.
  • Assist in developing conceptual site models to present in a way that is easily visualized and updated as new information is obtained.
  • Provide assistance with drawing, software, and technology capability questions.
  • Check drawings created by others to ensure accuracy and compliance of organizational standards.
  • Apply industry specific drafting codes and standards, following functional specifications of the designs. Improve or modify current specifications, as needed.
  • Provide proper maintenance and care of the company supplies and equipment.
  • Participate in office meetings.
  • Provide miscellaneous support to the overall efficiency of the company as needed.

Requires zero to two years of drafting and/or design experience using technical imaging software and a bachelors or associates degree in Drafting Technology, Information Management, Geography or a related field. Industry-specific certifications and training are a plus. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, exhibit strong time management skills, and be comfortable working in a deadline driven environment. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Proper business English, spelling, and grammar.
  • Office practices, procedures, and equipment operations.
  • Microsoft Office applications.


Skilled in:

  • GIS software and drafting codes and standards.
  • Accessing ESRI geodatabases and importing geospatial and/or geopolitical information from publicly available sources
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills.


Ability to:

  • Operate a personal computer.
  • Learn customized computer programs.
  • Work cooperatively with internal and external customers.
  • Work as a team and backup others as needed.
  • Learn job-related material primarily through verbal instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.
  • Remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.
  • Move light objects weighing less than 20 pounds, such as supplies and files short distances.
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

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