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AECOM GIS Specialist I in Cleveland, Ohio

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a GIS Specialist to be based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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

  • Ability to work independently and with other GIS staff across multiple offices to support a wide range of projects.

  • Processes and analyzes raster and vector geospatial data in support of clients and staff including engineers, and field technicians.

  • Produces a variety of mapping products for presentations, reports, and other documents.

  • Perform data conversion from multiple formats (CAD, PDF, TIFF, Excel) into GIS data.

  • Develop maps and map products (map books, visual aids, slides) utilizing GIS data.

  • Develop web maps (AGOL, ArcGIS Portal) and Esri field solutions (ArcGIS Field Maps and Survey123) for project staff to collect and review project data.

  • Using ESRI tools, perform data analysis from various sources, including public data sources, such as Digital Elevation Models, LiDAR, Contours

  • Support data acquisition in the field using ESRI platform for field data collection (Collector, Survey123, Field Maps, etc.)

  • Perform GIS data collection with field application on mobile devices paired to GPS if needed


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Computer Science, Geography, Social Science, Environmental Science, Data Science, Engineering, or related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s License and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.

  • Due to the nature of work, US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ESRI’s ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro.

  • Experience with ArcGIS Online (AGOL) or portal.

  • Knowledge of GIS software and programming languages (such as Python or code languages), along with expertise in Microsoft Excel for data manipulation and analysis.

  • Coursework or experience using Python and/or model builder to customize production tools.

  • Strong technical ability, with excellent problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable working outside and/or traveling occasionally to support field activities.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.

  • Ability to examine and interpret data critically, both within GIS and Excel.

  • Design, deploy and manage geospatial data collection reporting applications using data collected in ArcGIS Fields, Collector, Survey123, Workforce, and Dashboards within AGOL (ArcGIS Online).

Additional Information

  • No sponsorship available

  • Relocation assistance not provided


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $20.00/hour - $25.00/hour.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10107813

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid