GIS Consultant - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM are currently looking to recruit a GIS Consultant to join our Data, Geospatial & Analytics (DGA) team. This is a full-time role within a team of over 40 geospatial and data specialists that are located in multiple offices across the UK and Ireland. Reporting to the DGA Lead, the role will support the GIS delivery on a range of projects to both internal and external clients, working as part of a multi-disciplinary project delivery team on projects ranging in scale and complexity. You will need to establish strong relationships with internal Project Managers and technical leads, with the aim of maximising the benefit that geospatial technology can bring to project delivery.

You will be expected to support projects in a range of sectors, including, water, renewable energy and active travel. Typical tasks will include data management, figure production, mobile data collection, web GIS and spatial analysis.

Job Duties:

  • Support the GIS element of major projects in a multi-disciplinary environment

  • Provide consultancy to internal and external clients to understand their needs and provide solutions

  • Working to programme and budget whilst maintaining quality of delivery

  • Support GIS Consultants and Graduates on project delivery

  • Development and implementation of GIS standards and best practice

  • Ensure quality assurance on deliverables

  • Manage the production of high-quality outputs

  • Design and manage geodatabases

  • Carry out geoprocessing/analysis tasks

  • Support webGIS (AGOL/ArcGIS Enterprise/apps) for major projects

  • You will provide GIS support to deliver projects on time and budget. You should be innovative and creative with strong interpersonal communication skills and be comfortable working independently as well as in an interdisciplinary multi-cultural team.

Specific Skills Required :

  • Proven GIS knowledge and experience of supporting GIS projects

  • Ability to liaise with internal clients to understand GIS requirements and deliver high quality GIS input into their projects

  • Highly competent in the use of ArcGIS desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise

  • Exposure to developing and using Esri mobile apps such as Collector, Survey123 and Field Maps

  • An excellent understanding of spatial data structures and fundamental concepts of GIS

  • Ability to complete work with GIS best practice and corporate standards in mind

  • Customer focused, motivated, with a keen eye for detail

  • Able to communicate well with a project team based in multiple locations

  • Proficient in the delivery of allocated project tasks, to quality, time and budget requirements

  • Prior experience in the use of ModelBuilder, ArcPy and geoprocessing tools to automate tasks would be desirable, but not essential

  • Prior experience of Geocortex would be desirable, but not essential

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant experience in a commercial environment

  • Experience of working with environment and planning related datasets

Additional Comments

  • Experience working with and controlling

Preferred Qualifications

  • TBC

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254614BR

Virtual: 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.