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GIS Analyst

Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies

Charleston,  South Carolina
GIS AnalystGIS Technician

Bowhead is seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician to join our team in Charleston, SC. The GIS Technician will perform GIS feature theme development using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Suite software to assist in the creation, collection, maintenance, quality assurance, and integration of the District's Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) and Non-SDSFIE geospatial datasets. The GIS Technician will be assigned projects requiring a multitude of applications for a variety of disciplines which may include; GPS-GIS format conversion, hydrographic/topographic quality assurance, real estate digitalization, map production, data entry and data extraction.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Maintain and develop Standard Operational Procedure's (SOPs), digital imagery processing and, under direct supervision, will perform basic GIS analyses on natural resources data.
  • Assist in planning, designing and developing documents and technical research and will assist in analyzing basic spatial and relational databases. A basic knowledge of global positioning systems (GPS) is required.


  • An Associate’s degree, or equivalent certification, in a GeoSpatial discipline is required.
  • Three to five (3-5) years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and education, in a GeoSpatial role is required.
  • Must have a background in GIS development and a minimum of 3-5 years in the workplace using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Suite to digitize maps is required.
  • Must be able to interpret survey data (Bathymetric/Terrestrial) and existing aerial and satellite imagery.
  • Experience with IBM’s Maximo asset management tools and importation of CADD design drawings into a GIS environment is highly desired but not required.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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