GIS Specialist 1 - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Texas, Dallas

Job Summary

AECOM Water is actively seeking an entry level GIS Specialist for immediate employment in the Dallas, TX office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be assist AECOM team with FEMA Flood Insurance Studies and Letter of Map Revision Requests (LOMRs). Job responsibilities include, but not limited to:

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

  • Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information for new and ongoing FEMA floodplain mapping projects and LOMRs.

  • Develops and maintains databases, reports, and maps.

  • Creates, organizes, manipulates, and retrieves GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes.

  • Prepares and updates metadata.

  • Performs quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS related field

  • Proficiency with ESRI desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions

  • Understanding of complex relational database organization, design, and functionality

  • Proficiency in the processing and analysis of raster and vector geospatial data

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cartographic design and production concepts and principles

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the development of online mapping platforms and applications

  • Knowledge of the FEMA Regulatory Mapping process and FEMA Guidelines and Standards for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping

  • Experience working within ArcSDE and across remote networked storage environments

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. 231096BR

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.