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AES Analyst, GIS in Salt Lake City, Utah

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The AES Clean Energy (AES CE) Strategic Development team is seeking a Senior GIS Analyst. The position will support GIS needs across the AES CE organization, including development, real estate, land acquisition, engineering, construction, and permitting. The successful candidate will have experience with data analysis using GIS, determining site suitability, and understanding renewable energy development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains accurate maps and exhibits with high visual impact on as-needed basis.

  • Produces spatial analyses to support a variety of different projects.

  • Builds upon and maintains existing GIS library, with outreach to company departments, external organizations, and jurisdictions to fill data gaps.

  • Maintains and updates AES CE property holdings pipeline.

  • Participates in GIS-driven site selection process.

  • Works with different teams where specific GIS related skills are needed.

  • Helps to streamline process and standards for data requests and deliverables.

  • Assists with continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Urban Planning, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Earth Science or related field.

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.

  • Strong organization and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in ArcGIS, Google Earth, MS Office is required.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, QGIS, AGOL, MS SQL Server, Python is a plus.

  • Professional or internship experience in GIS, energy, land, or planning is a plus.

  • Knowledge and capabilities to work in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Experience with CAD to GIS data conversion preferred.

  • Diligent, detailed oriented, and dynamic. Able to self-organize priorities.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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