Environmental Database Manager

  • GSI Water Solutions, Inc.
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Aug 11, 2018
Full time Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Environmental Science - Engineering GIS - Remote Sensing Technology

Job Description

GSI Water Solutions, Inc. (GSI), an employee-owned water resources and environmental management consulting firm, is seeking a motivated, environmental data analyst to support our water resources and environmental management practices on a wide variety of projects.

The successful candidate will be based in Portland, Oregon and work with GSI scientists and water resource analysts to manage environmental and water-related data for our public and private clients in the Pacific Northwest and California.

Primary duties include:

  • Collect and configure large relational environmental datasets to meet project specifications.
  • Develop and utilize data validation tools in Excel, Access and SQL to identify data quality issues.
  • Document work processes, recommend quality assurance/quality control procedures, compose training documents and conduct training sessions.
  • Implement, configure and test commercial-off-the-shelf data management related software, such as EnviroData, to meet project specifications.
  • Act as a data quality liaison between the project staff, analytical laboratories, data validator and GIS analysts.
  • Provide reporting support by generating and formatting tables, charts, or graphs.
  • Perform research regarding new analytical methods and data management protocols and regulations as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five plus years of relevant experience in the environmental field with an emphasis on environmental database management.
  • Bachelor's degree in data science, computer science, chemistry, engineering, or information technology.
  • Solid SQL and relational database skills (SQL Server, Microsoft Access).
  • Experience working with analytical data, including familiarity with electronic data deliverables (EDDs), detection limits, data qualifiers, etc.
  • Experience with EnviroData or other environmental data management solutions.
  • Knowledgeable in using MS Excel to manipulate and organize data sets for import into a database and for final reporting.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgement, and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Motivated, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical analysis and data visualization using R or other similar tools.
  • Experience linking analytical data to the GIS and other graphing software using Geodatabases or other tools.

If you are interested in working with a great team and participating on interesting and innovative projects, please submit your resume.  Please provide a brief cover letter telling us a little about yourself.

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