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Graduate Opportunities 2018 - Environmental GIS - Dublin

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Graduate Opportunities 2018 - Environmental GIS - Dublin

JobID: 23339-1179495

Location: Dublin, IRL

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Graduate Opportunities 2018 - Environmental GIS - Dublin

Ireland - Dublin


**Job Summary**

Our Geospatial & Data Services team is looking for an enthusiastic Geographical Information Systems (GIS) graduate to join our busy team of specialists.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Our planners, economists, designers, environmental specialists, architects, engineers, programme managers and technicians work collaboratively to address complex challenges at all scales. We regenerate urban areas, cities and regions, create distinctive buildings and public spaces, plan for the management of open space and natural systems, and design and deliver infrastructure programmes. Our work helps realise the aspirations of clients and communities in more than 100 countries.

AECOM are currently looking to recruit proactive and enthusiastic GIS Graduate to join the Geospatial & Data Services team based within our Dublin Office. This is a full time, permanent roles within a team of over 25 staff located in multiple offices in the UK. The role will provide GIS support on a range of projects for both internal and external clients mainly within the environment and ground engineering business line – currently including support to high profile major transport and infrastructure schemes, conventional and renewable power developments, other industrial and commercial development projects as well as GIS/Data Management projects directly led by the Geospatial & Data Services team.

Whilst the role will be based in Dublin office of AECOM the ideal candidate should be flexible to occasionally work from other AECOM or client offices depending on project requirements.


When a graduate starts with us we pair them with an experienced member of the team who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects. Their initial role will support and assist with the completion of tasks such as:

* Data capture, management, analysis and validation

* Data conversion and integration

* Map production

* Spatial and 3D analysis

* Design and build spatial and non-spatial databases

* Meeting with internal clients to determine GIS requirements

You will provide critical GIS input to delivering 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.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CV’s will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.


Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP) along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Europe, from over 30 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live & work in.

We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK. We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support & guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

**Minimum Requirements**

A degree qualification in GIS or a related field where GIS skills have been developed. A relevant MSc would be desirable but not essential

A solid foundation in the use of ArcGIS desktop software and extensions

A sound understanding of spatial data structures and fundamental concepts of GIS

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

Ability to liaise with internal and external clients to promote GIS and deliver high quality GIS input into their projects

Able to work on their own and with the wider GIS/project team based in multiple locations

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

Have good problem solving skills

Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

Proficient in using MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)

Exemplary focus, ambition and attention to detail

Be dynamic and provide innovative solutions

**Preferred Qualifications**

Experience of working with environment and planning related datasets

Experience with working and controlling a large number of evolving datasets

Exposure to web GIS and/or enterprise GIS technologies

Exposure to mobile and GPS survey technology

Programming languages and software development (ArcObjects, ArcPy, Python, C#, SQL)

**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.

_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_** _Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate_

**_Country_** _Ireland_

**_Position Status_** _Intern / Student_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _165929BR_

_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._


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