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Job Description

Looking for a place to grow your career? A place where you can work with industry recognized professionals who are solving tough environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We are seeking a highly motivated, organized database and visualization specialist to support environmental engineering, and geoscience projects in the Philadelphia or New Jersey area. The position may be located in our Blue Bell, PA, or Ewing, NJ office and will work with a multi-disciplinary team from these offices. As a database and visualization specialist, you will apply your academic knowledge and practical experience to real-world situations related to contaminated site assessment and remediation while also learning and expanding the business skills needed for a successful consulting career.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


Is this the right position to help you achieve your professional goals? Some of the key responsibilities for the position include:

Designing, developing and customizing environmental databases;

Performing routine data processing activities on platforms such as EQuIS, Envirodata, Microsoft Access and other custom applications;

Interacting with analytical laboratories to ensure that laboratory data deliverables are compatible with database formats;

Producing summary tables, statistical analyses, and output formats that integrate with other applications (e.g. ESRI ArcGIS, scientific modelling applications, regulatory agency submittals, etc.);

Developing efficient and innovative methods for managing data, including program automation scripts (Python, VBA, R, etc.), and custom system development;

Preparing data visualization outputs using ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, EVS, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and/or database scripts (Python, VBA, R, etc.);

Workflow and metadata documentation; preparing maps and exhibits using GIS data sets; and

Interacting with internal clients to support engineering and environmental projects.

You should expect to work closely with experienced professionals who will guide and integrate you into Geosyntec’s culture, as you kick start your career. Your success is our success. We encourage our professionals to continually develop their interests and skills. Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or environmental geography (required).

1 to 3 years of related work experience including the following: (required)

Technical training and strong experience database technology at either the undergraduate or post-graduate level.

Experience with database management platforms for environmental and engineering applications, including the ability to write complex queries and develop custom reports.

Experience with database and Geographic Information System (GIS) scripting (Python, VBA, etc.)

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to write complex formulas, creating graphs and analyses, and automate routine processes (required).

Creative self-starter with strong time management skills and the ability to meet competing deadlines (required).

Preferred candidates will also possess the following professional attributes:

Advanced degree in computer science, engineering or environmental geography.

Prior internship or work experience in environmental consulting.

Experience with GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS).

Experience with concepts of geography and cartography.

Knowledge of global positioning system (GPS) data, other collection systems, coordinate systems, projections, and geo-referencing.

Experience with contaminated media, remediation technology, or vapor intrusion.

Knowledge of server architecture and web technology.

Experience with ESRI ArcMap extension Spatial Analyst, R, or EVS.

Experience with three-dimensional modeling and visualization including the process of converting, importing, and exporting surfaces between programs.

Experience with the front-end process of collecting field data with various GPS units and the process of downloading and compiling the data.

Understanding and use of graphic design software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and GINT.

Knowledge of laboratory analytical data verification and validation processes.


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.


Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting


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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.