Consulting Senior Associate, Geospatial (Entry-Level)

Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
Remote friendly

ERM is seeking a Consulting Senior Associate, Geospatial to join our growing North American Data Analytics and Visualization team in Rolling Meadows.  The mid-level Geospatial Consultant will support a wide range of environmental projects locally, nationally, and internationally. This is a great opportunity to work with ERM's technical experts to implement the latest geographic, remote sensing, mapping, modeling, and visualization techniques.


  • Support the visualization and analysis of geospatial data using a variety of industry leading software solutions such as Esri’s ArcGIS Platform, Microsoft PowerBI, and SQL databases.

  • Develop and manage web maps, apps and dashboards using ESRI’s ArcGIS Online platform.  

  • Manage project data from various sources such as government agencies, laboratories, field staff, drones, satellites, etc.

  • Work effectively with ERM teams on a variety of projects supporting visualization and analysis needs and assist technical staff and managers to promote new and on-going visualization needs.

  • Perform multiple tasks within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure ERM quality standards and industry best-practices on project deliverables.

  • Enhance existing GIS capabilities by seeking opportunities for improvement of existing methods, tools, or workflows.

  • Interact and maintain successful relationships with ERM employees, clients, and subcontractors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Natural Sciences, or related field.

  • Minimum of 2+ years applied experience using Esri’s ArcGIS 10x suite of software or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Basic knowledge of the technical application, concepts, principles, and theories in GIS and GNSS.

  • Possess personal attributes to become a strong consultant (team player, eagerness to learn and grow, self-starter that takes initiative, versatile and has a service mentality).

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, and Access, and the integration of spreadsheets, database tables and text files in ArcGIS.

  • Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, keen orientation to detail, an eye for professional presentation, and recognized organizational abilities.

  • Self-motivated, quick learning, curious, resourceful, flexible individuals who have a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management will be most successful.


  • Master’s degree in GIS preferred

  • Experience with Esri Model Builder, Python scripting, R, or other computer language.

  • Experience with Microsoft PowerBI

  • Experience with AutoCAD or other CAD software, MS-Visio, or Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and/or Illustrator).

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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