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GIS Specialist

Morrisville, NC
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Company AECOM

Job Title: GIS Specialist

JobID: 23339-1211945

Location: Morrisville, NC, 27560, USA

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** GIS Specialist

United States of America - North Carolina


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented GIS Specialist for immediate employment in the Morrisville, NC office. The GIS Specialist will report to the GIS Manager in the Information Management Solutions Group and support both internal and external clients across multiple business lines. This position will support a wide variety of projects including environmental permitting, construction, site assessments/inspections, energy infrastructure, water resources, transportation, and more. A successful candidate will work with various AECOM staff and dynamic project teams to deliver map production, data analyses, and field data collection services critical to successful project delivery. Occasional travel to support project deployment and field data collection activities is a requirement of this position.

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

+ Utilize GIS techniques and software to assist project teams understand, interpret, visualize and report on geospatial data and feature relationships

+ Work under general supervision to complete project tasks including data management, data analysis, data collection, map production, and similar tasks

+ Support the workflow of projects that require field data collection including planning, equipment preparation, deployment, data collection, technical support, demobilization and data processing

+ Willing to travel both locally and nationally to support project execution

+ Performing tabular data management tasks, data entry, spreadsheet calculations and similar

+ Represent AECOM as GIS subject matter expert for on-site client support

+ Plan and conduct GIS work related to assigned tasks with minimal supervision

+ Develop and implement plans and criteria for data and map quality assurance/control

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Geography, Geosciences, Computer Science or related field (with demonstrated GIS course work)

+ 4+ years of GIS experience in mapping, visualization, analysis and reporting of geospatial data

+ Proficiency with ESRI suite of desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions

+ Knowledge of GPS hardware and software, and the integration of GPS data into GIS

+ Understanding of 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

+ Can work productively in both independent and team environments

+ Well-developed communication skills

+ Comfortable in a dynamic work environment with ability to adapt to shifting priorities

+ Able to research and problem solve independently

+ Must possess a valid driver's license

+ Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**


+ Working knowledge of LiDAR collection and processing techniques

+ Working knowledge of multi-user environments (ex. CITRIX)

+ 40 Hour HAZWOPER training preferred but not required

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Geographic Information Systems_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _172441BR_


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