GIS Specialist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Mexico
United States

United States of America - New Mexico, Albuquerque

Job Summary

The Technology Solutions Department of AECOM's Water Business Line is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist for immediate employment in our Albuquerque, NM office. The qualified candidate should be proficient in ESRI ArcGIS software and have a desire to work in a highly collaborative, team environment. The successful candidate will coordinate with other members of the GIS team and various project managers while working on multiple concurrent projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Using advanced levels within GIS software platforms to produce, display, and analyze spatial information

Conducting data collection, creation, conversion, editing, and geoprocessing

Supporting GPS, remote sensing, and topographic data collection and post-processing

Designing and maintaining personal, file, and SDE geodatabases

Performing needs assessments and business process engineering for clients

Evaluating geospatial solutions and implementing Enterprise GIS systems

Providing custom GIS development and automation, including desktop, web, and mobile mapping solutions

Developing and maintaining metadata, workflow, and standard operating procedures

Conducting training and providing technical support to clients

Performing quality assurance and quality control of GIS data, processes, procedures, and products

Leading project specific tasks while working closely with the project team to meet client deadlines

Maintaining an effective and frequent line of communication amongst team members and clients

Operating independently with minimal supervision to execute and deliver GIS projects of moderate to significant scope and complexity

Directing the work of entry to mid-level GIS Specialists while conducting overall project or task management

Efficiently completing tasks, to ensure jobs are completed on schedule and under budget

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Watershed Science or other related field with a strong emphasis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • 4+ years of experience in all aspects of GIS

  • Proficiency with Esri ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite software

  • Advanced knowledge of GIS practices, processes, and procedures

  • Ability to provide desktop, web, and mobile solutions

  • Aptitude to lead tasks and manage production on multiple projects

  • Safety, quality, and detail-oriented

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced team environment

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively and proactively communicate with the project team, community officials, and diverse clients

  • Ability to articulate with a professional presence, with solid decision-making, planning and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) certification

  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification

  • Interest and aptitude in project management

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Geographic Information Systems

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222860BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.