GIS Specialist

King Ranch

Houston, Texas

What to Expect in the Role:

  • Conduct geospatial analyses of multiple datasets and themes (e.g., operational, measurement, land, environmental, regulatory, cadastral, imagery, cultural, etc.).
  • Create detailed thematic and integrated maps and visualizations to support business applications.
  • Support strategic GIS projects and deliverables, analyze and interpret geospatial data to assist the team in making informed decisions related to project planning and business applications.
  • Integrate data from internal and external data sources into GIS projects and geodatabase environments, including data creation and input and testing to ensure data quality and completeness.
  • Designs and implements custom applications for desktop, mobile and internet applications and produces mapping products that adhere to corporate cartographic & data management standards.
  • Participate in GIS team meetings and outreach.
  • Perform other duties assigned. 

What We Will Be Needing From You: 

  • Proficiency in Esri ArcGIS: Pro, Enterprise, Online and other applications or extensions and designing, creating, editing, optimizing, maintaining, and managing spatial datasets.
  • Experience in Python scripting and ModelBuilder a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to create cartographic maps with both vector and raster datasets, including experience with performing basic and advanced geospatial analysis working with geospatial databases and services.
  • Experience with geospatial data entry and integration with common land administration software and ability to work with survey and georeferenced data.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment managing multiple priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn new technology tools and workflows.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, or related field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • MS, Geographic Information Systems and/or Certified GIS Professional (GISP) preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in geospatial land analysis required.
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry, including landwork or land administration is strongly preferred.
  • Occasional travel to the Kingsville, Texas office located on King Ranch premises. 

Not Just Cowboys…but we have those too!
To attract and retain the best talent possible, King Ranch, Inc. is committed to providing a culture focused on our core values, which include being a team player, honesty, accountability, willingness to learn and excellence. These aren’t just words to us, they are us!  Our employees give their best each and every day to safeguard the legacy we have been entrusted with.  If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of we encourage you to apply and join the King Ranch team.



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