full-time employee contract
AECOM is seeking a Senior GIS Specialist to be based in Arlington, VA
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Design geospatial mobile solutions using Leica GS18T GNSS RTK rovers and Zeno Mobile data capture software to support the collection of real property and utility system assets.
Perform technical reviews to validate data are compliant with the Marine Corps implementation of the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment vector data model.
Develop Portal for ArcGIS web-based geospatial content/apps/systems to support mobile data collection efforts.
Maintain a digital GIS Program Binder detailing the processes and actions involved in completing assigned duties.
Plan, schedule, and direct mobile data collection activities within the United States and abroad.
Organize, document, and communicate status updates to client and internal project leads.
Lead and motivate a team of GIS Specialist.
Manage the performance of the project team and develop solutions to mitigate problems with team execution or technical solutions.
Analyze, plan, develop and communicate requirements and standards to key stakeholders and the project team.
Meets with subject matter experts to discuss topics, such as technical specifications, customized solutions, and operational problems.
Independently contributes to the design of databases or development of geodatabases and systems, as well as compiles and analyzes GIS data.
May evaluate commercial GIS applications, as well as design and develop GIS applications for internal use and for client deliverables.
Independently performs most assignments with instruction as to the general results expected.
Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
Bachelor’s degree in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS)
6+ years of relevant project experience
Valid driver’s license
US Citizen based on need to obtaining a secret clearance
Excellent communication and team leadership skills
Familiarity with utility system and real property assets
Experience with Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro and AGOL
Experience working with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE)
Must have the ability to work independently and with a team of professionals
Excellent time management skills
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
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 Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 260352BR
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.