ESP Associates, Inc. has an immediate opening for a GIS Analyst / Project Manager, located in our Charlotte-metro headquarters. This is a mid to senior-level position that will provide a key role to support a variety of water resources / stormwater related projects.   Typical projects include:   drainage inventories, floodplain studies and permitting, municipal stormwater, risk and hazard analysis, GIS data capture and analysis, and similar projects for a variety of public and private clients.  The ideal candidate is diligent, detail-oriented, organized, has strong critical thinking skills, and is able to lead/oversee GIS tasks and communicate with internal and external clients.  This is a great opportunity to continue to grow your career with a dynamic and growing Engineering, Surveying and Planning firm!


  • Geodatabase design, editing, and maintenance
  • GIS analyses including spatial data collection, creation, editing, and processing
  • 3D and Spatial Analyst use supporting terrain data processing and engineering analysis
  • Asset inventory management data collection, processing, QC, and delivery
  • Map production
  • Development of workflows and associated tools/scripting to support project needs


  • BA/BS degree in Geography, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • 3+ years of related GIS experience
  • Experience with ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online frameworks is required
  • Experience with automation through ModelBuilder, Python, or equivalent platforms is required
  • Experience with advanced spatial analysis including work with 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst is required
  • Project Management experience leading technical aspects of tasks/projects, preparing scopes/budgets, and being point person with clients is preferred
  • Experience with GIS applications for asset management, drainage inventory, stormwater, or water resources projects is preferred.
  • Experience with SQL Server, T-SQL, JavaScript, and other database and/or application development languages is a plus
  • Working experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access).
  • Candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy.  

Corporate Information: 

ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection. Through years of dedicated service to our clients,

Through years of dedicated service to our clients, ESP has received a designation of 280 on the 2021 ENR Top 500 Design Firm rankings. For the firm's primary territory, the ENR Southeast Top Design Firms, ESP received a 2021 ranking of 49.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan