4 days old
2018-07-112018-08-10

GIS Specialist

Aecom
Columbus, GA

Business Line Environment

Position Title GIS Specialist

United States of America - Georgia

Columbus

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a GIS Specialist to work as an on-site contractor at a client site to provide GIS data management and analysis services. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting editing procedures in ArcMap, working with ArcSDE versioned, enterprise geodatabases, and formatting data to the Spatial Database Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) data model standards, creating and maintaining Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata format, working with users to troubleshoot ArcMap and ArcCatalog operational processes, entry of data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases using techniques such as coordinate geometry scanning and georeferencing of images, automatic conversion to vectors and conversion of other sources of digital data. Position is based at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, GA.

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

  • Responsible for conducting editing procedures in ArcMap, working with ArcSDE versioned, enterprise geodatabases, and formatting data to the Spatial Database Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) data model standards, creating and maintaining Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata format, working with users to troubleshoot ArcMap and ArcCatalog operational processes, entry of data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases using techniques such as coordinate geometry scanning and georeferencing of images, automatic conversion to vectors and conversion of other sources of digital data

  • Provides technical support for the creation and visualization of data layers and map products using ArcGIS software products

  • Responsible for field data collection using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technology

  • Updates the GIS master database layers for spatial geometry and attributes and the metatdata associated with each GIS data layer

  • Generates/regenerates standard map products and maintain, update and document GIS data standards and the specifications for digital data deliverables

  • Conducts and consults on data needs assessments

  • Performs ad hoc analyses and create ad hoc map products

  • Reviews technical requirements to meet data development objectives and perform quality assurance on data deliverables received for inclusion in the GIS

  • Provides consultation for GIS strategic planning and resolution of issues, technical assistance and training and liaison support with Installation GI&S Manager and other installation clients

  • Manages GIS web site content and other systems and maintain a GIS Program Binder on-line and hardcopy detailing documentation that captures the processes and actions involved in completing assigned duties listed above

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS) or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • Must show propensity in developing Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) compliant metadata

  • Must have the ability to work with a team of professionals and have excellent time management skills

  • Will be required to work independently and communicate directly with customers from environmental, public works, engineering and other business areas

  • Very limited travel may be required

  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance

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

  • Must possess a valid drivers license

Must be able to clearly demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Advanced editing (Use of topology, three dimensional editing, COGO, advance drawing tool)

  • Raster data processing

  • Geographic analysis (Buffer, clip, finding what is within an area or distance, etc)

  • Versioned editing

  • Disconnected editing

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Experience with ArcSDE and versioned environments

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Department of Defense GIS experience

  • Familiarity with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE)

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191429BR

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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