GIS Specialist / Project Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

We have an immediate need for a GIS Specialist/Project Manager to join our team. The position can be located in Arlington, VA; Chicago, IL; Oakland, CA; Morrisville, NC; Dallas TX; Kansas City, MO; or Atlanta, GA.

Job duties could include, but are not limited to the descriptions in the tiers below. Applicants can satisfy one tier or more than one tier based on relevant background and experience.

Tier 1 – Subject Matter Expert

Subject Matter Experts are responsible to relay client needs and industry trends to Subject Matter Delivery Leads and project staff, and:

  • Aware of Program Objectives, possibly through active participation in current Communities of Practice (CoP) or Integrated Project Teams (IPTs)

  • Hold all-hands meetings with applicable domain staff to discuss program vision, new standards, industry trends, conferences/abstracts

  • Maintain coordination with team of Tier 2 Subject Matter Delivery Leads, who will assist with internal delivery management, supported by senior managers for Capability and Capacity, Quality and other Sr. Management team members as applicable.

  • Determine an appropriate number and organization of sub-domains, based on vision of client.

  • Coordinate with Capability and Capacity manager to determine appropriate skill sets related to domain.

  • Develop consistency across Regional approaches to domain, documenting where regional approaches differ.

  • Develop and review Domain-related risks with Risk Manager

  • Determine attendance at project meetings, industry meetings, conferences to remain up to speed on stakeholder concerns

Tier 2 – Subject Matter Delivery Lead

Subject Matter Delivery Leads are responsible for planning and monitoring workload and resources that support delivery of the technical domains.

  • Coordinate SOP review for scope elements within their domain or sub-domains, prior to proposal preparation

  • Coordinate Technical Approach review at proposal and project kickoff stage for domain and/or sub-domains.

  • Perform or coordinate review of 3rd party data related to domain to determine applicability and usability for project scope/deliverables.

  • Training review and implementation, to include determination of frequency of training offerings for staff to stay informed of latest tools, techniques, and client vision

  • Provide feedback to Technology Manager regarding tools and other needs

  • Lead working groups via a social/virtual network of staff to promote knowledge sharing

  • Assist scheduling and workload planning

  • Maintain a focus on celebrating and promoting the best and brightest technical staff

  • Determine if additional sub-domains are needed

  • Develop and maintain Domain and sub-domain-related risks with Risk Manager

Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years of professional experience

  • Eligible candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in geography, science, or similar field, a career focus in water resources

  • GIS Professional

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Card required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and focus on quality work based on industry and client standards

  • Certified Floodplain Manager Certification

  • Project Management Professional Certification

  • Professional Land Surveyor

  • Knowledge of related industry tools and platforms

  • Desire to show ownership and accountability of products within the domain

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233609BR

Additional Locations US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree Street NE Suite 500, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Kansas City, MO - 2380 McGee St, US - Morrisville, NC - 1600 Perimeter Park Drive, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

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.