AECOM Entry Level GIS Specialist in Boca Raton, Florida

United States of America - Florida, Boca Raton

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a talented, energetic technology minded GIS professional for immediate employment in the Boca Raton, Florida 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. Applicants need to understand coordinate systems/projections and how these are manipulated in ArcGIS. Field based GPS data collection and GIS integration experience desirable. Candidates must have the ability to multi-task GIS work across various projects, handle GIS problem solving tasks and work both independently and with a remote team. Candidates need be proficient with ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap and ArcCatalog) and have strong competency in the use of MS Word and Excel.

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.

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

  • Works under direct supervision

  • Uses concepts, practices and procedures to extract and provide GIS data to clients.

  • This level is typically provided data from a level II or III for database entry and/or providing basic figures for projects and presentations. Level I is an end user of designs completed by level II and III.

  • Performs tasks of limited scope and complexity.

Minimum Requirements

  • Four year degree in GIS, Geography, Geosciences, Computer Science or related field (with demonstrated GIS course work)

  • 0-2 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of Python and/or model builder

  • Working knowledge with ESRI ArcGIS Pro

  • Comfortable working within non-enterprise and enterprise (SDE), virtual application and remote networked environments

  • 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

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200754BR

Clearance Required 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.