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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst

Job Details:
  • Full Time
  • One Location
  • In-Person
Required Qualifications:
  • Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, Geography, Planning, Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working with GIS, or closely related field. Experience with ESRI technologies (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcObjects), Python, Visual Basic, personal geodatabases, SDE databases, SharePoint, Intergraph, Microstation or AutoCAD is preferred.
Pay & Benefits: 
  • Salaried
  • PTO
  • Health Plan Options
Job Description

E. Holdings is seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst . Responsibilities include creating, developing, and maintaining GIS databases, shape/coverage/layer data, and linkages to various databases. Duties also include entering data into the GIS, providing GIS support to various clients, creating reports, creating executable code functions, and producing maps. The GIS Analyst performs programming and analytical project responsibilities which include: planning, developing, coding, analyzing, and performing quality control functions to geographic related systems. The GIS Analyst will also support business development.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a high degree of proficiency working with geospatial tools in support of engineering analyses through spatial data creation, data analysis, mapping and cartographic product development, internet GIS applications, coding, tool development, and reporting. The core function of the GIS Analyst position will be to produce a variety of spatial data and products for federal, state, and local clients.


Job Responsibilities
80% Consulting Services/Technical Support/Project Execution/Creation of Client Deliverables

  • Creating, developing and maintaining GIS databases
  • GIS product development and data management
  • Cartography and creation of mapping products
  • Technical support to engineering, communications, and business management teams
  • Report generation for client deliverables
20% Data Analysis/Coding/Tool Development/Business Development

  • Creation of analytical tools (coding) in GIS environment for various applications
  • Support of Business Development
Required Knowledge & Abilities
  • ArcGIS Desktop and extensions
  • Geoprocessing Tools
  • GIS data management
  • Digitizing and data manipulation procedures for GIS
  • Geodatabase design
  • Computer system designs
  • Project management tools
  • Network concepts
  • Testing procedures
  • Database synchronization
  • Backup and recovery procedures
  • System and data security
  • Understanding of complex relational database organization, design, and functionality
  • Proficiency in the processing and analysis of raster and vector geospatial data
  • Coding for spatial analyses (such as Python or VB)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cartographic design and production concepts and principles
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form

Dave Broniecki
Data Engineer, Associate Project Manager

Dave is a NASSCO certified Mechanical Engineer. Specializing in retrieving and analyzing data from various sources to support condition assessment and capital improvement planning activities. Utilizing data to coordinate and track progress on key organizational performance indicators, he assists stakeholders in making decisions related to strategic planning. He has been integral in establishing data management programs essential for planning the future repair and management of large-scale sewer networks.  David works with clients to develop training programs and SOPs that address current maintenance needs and future Capital Improvement Planning.


Christine Barton, PE, PLS
Project Engineer

Christine Barton is a registered civil engineer and land surveyor with expert experience in site design, land development, water resources design for civil/site projects including layouts, utility plans, and permitting, and coordination/management of field survey work.  She has successfully held positions as project manager, project designer, and office manager to serve the needs of the clients within the residential, commercial, military, industrial, and healthcare industries. Core proficiencies include coordination with local land development planning agencies, county conservation districts, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and the  Pennsylvania Department of Environment.


Irvin Williams, President

As the President and founder of E. Holdings, Irvin is currently focused on the company’s succession, strategic growth, and development. He has both a professional and personal interest in Pittsburgh’s success.  A Pittsburgh native and founder of several development companies, he has an extensive understanding of finance and business, which are vital to the success of this company. He has served in numerous management positions including financial advisor, senior vice president, project manager, general contractor, developer, and construction manager. Active in the local community, he made the decision to dedicate his expertise to rebuilding economically sustainable communities with the approval of their existing residents. In 1996, he and his wife became the first African Americans in Western Pennsylvania to develop and own a commercial office building, Williams Square. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with an AAS in Mathematics.

Contact: | 412-434-6290

Amy Wiles, AICP
Manager of Planning & Design

Amy’s professional experience crosses a variety of disciplines, ranging from county and multi-municipal comprehensive plans and land use ordinances (zoning and subdivision and land development) to specialized planning studies, such as wayfinding master plans and parks, recreation, trails and greenways plans. She has been employed by E. Holdings for two years and has 20 years of professional experience.

Contact: | 724-448-0286

Alexis Meier, MPP
Director of Communications

Alexis is the Director of Communications at E. Holdings. There she has worked as the Municipal Coordinator for an in-depth municipal assessment project for the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN). She oversees all of E. Holding’s public relations and public outreach efforts. She also brings experience as a Government Affairs Manager for Duane Morris Government Strategies. She worked on community development projects and developing and executing government relations strategies as well as fundraising efforts. She has also spent time navigating our political system in Washington D.C. as the Legislative Staff Assistant for U.S. Senator Rick Santorum. Her understanding of legislation and politics gives her a unique viewpoint when collaborating on civic projects. 

Contact: | 412-656-8850

Janai Williams Smith, MCP
Managing Director and EVP

Janai Smith is the Managing Director and Principal of E. Holdings, Inc. Janai is a versatile, goal-oriented Program Manager with 20+ years of experience supporting the strategic direction of large-scale programs, setting budgets and managing risks while achieving overall company goals and exceeding customer expectations. As a planner and economist, Janai has been involved in a diverse array of projects, among them master plans, urban revitalization plan, visioning studies, brownfield and infill redevelopment projects, strategic planning and infrastructure improvement programs.

Janai’s interest in urban planning, design and infrastructure programs is rooted in a passion for the creation of sustainable communities that deliver equity in planning and implementation by making connections with people and their built environment. Her affinity for complex problem-solving can be seen in the diverse array of projects in which she’s been engaged from revitalization plans for depressed urban neighborhoods to brand new communities and programs. Leading a process-oriented, multidisciplinary team, Janai’s dedication to achieving consensus in her client’s goals and stakeholders’ vision has made a significant contribution to the successful development of numerous projects. 

Contact: | 412-728-5726