Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist/Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Atlantic City
New Jersey
United States

United States of America - New Jersey, Atlantic City

Job Summary

AECOM – Technical Services is seeking a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist/Analyst to be based in our Atlantic City, NJ location

Position Description:

This position is to provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS) and environmental/GIS database management services in support of the Superfund Program at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Duties include collection, storage, quality assurance, and analysis of spatial data, spatial data creation, maintenance, and development and providing general GIS Program support in a team environment.



Performs geographic data digitizing, data development, data capture from satellite systems and tabular data integration into geospatial databases.


Maintains and updates base map data through integration of AutoCAD, survey and/or GPS data.


Creates geospatial databases and establishes database relationships to tabular RDBMS.


Supports GIS application development in ArcGIS and ArcGIS Server for desktop distribution.


Develops GIS application tools for use in GIS/GPS projects.


Works with chemical and analytical databases for integration into GIS database and applications.


Performs aerial photographic interpretation, registration, rectification or orthophotographic processing for mapping.


Performs data acquisition, data reformatting and application of GIS and image processing software in support of Center projects, activities, and issues.


Operates the Geographic Information System and all associated hardware and software to display the results of computer analysis by applying cartographic principles in the production of finished maps.


Provides hardware and software support for the Geographic Information System including training and assisting system users.


Conducts data file management including editing, merging, deletion, and additions.

L. Interacts with scientists and/or engineers regarding the procurement, preparation, and/or editing of geospatial and project related data.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, environmental science or related field.

  • NOTE: A Master's or Doctoral degree in one of the above disciplines including or supplemented by the additional credits as shown may be substituted if the applicant holds a Bachelor's degree in another field. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis.

  • Possess a working knowledge of computers having the ability to use computer operating systems including; logon, logoff, system editor, moving between directories, listing directory contents, copying and deleting files, report creation for printouts and is knowledgeable in common desktop applications (i.e. MS Excel, Access, database applications, word processing, etc).

  • Possess knowledge of geography and its applications to geographic information systems.

  • Possess knowledge of cartography including mathematics of scale and projection transformation.

  • Experience and familiarity in working with tabular databases.

  • Knowledge of GPS data capture and integration into GIS.

  • Knowledge of computerized data entry and formatting, database management and database utilization.

  • Knowledge of all phases of computer map preparation, digitization, data transmission and data reformatting.

  • Education/experience in the use of Esri, ArcGIS Desktop

  • Experience and/or education in using Esri ArcGIS application packages and/or other GIS software on a Windows platform.

Preferred Qualifications


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 Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224936BR

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.