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AECOM GIS Specialist in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist I in our Dallas, TX office. AECOM is currently under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract providing production and technical services for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Under this contract, AECOM provides engineering and other technical services nationwide, including production of effective, flexible and sustainable Risk MAP products to develop and implement tools to protect the United States from floods and other related hazardous conditions.

This person will be an integral part of the team, utilizing their knowledge of GIS, Data Management, and problem-solving skills to support our client. That candidate will support mapping and database development for riverine floodplain mapping studies for developing Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

The successful candidate for the GIS Specialist I position will have the ability to assist in managing projects and project teams to support on-going projects and quality control. The ideal candidate will need to thrive in an often times fast-paced environment, have attention to detail, and provide a broad range of floodplain mapping skills and possess QA/QC capabilities.

This position is expected to begin as soon as possible.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop and maintain databases, reports, and mapping

  • Create, organize, manipulate, and retrieve GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes

  • Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components

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

  • Support natural disasters incidents when they occur

  • Prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation

  • May direct the work of Level I/II GIS Specialists. Responsibilities could include overall project or task management and quality review

  • Independently executes and delivers GIS projects of moderate to significant scope and complexity


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree In Geography or a related field

  • Valid US Driver's License

  • Due to the nature of projects this position will support, US Citizenship or permanent residency is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AutoCAD experience is preferred

  • HEC-RAS experience is preferred

  • Four (4) years of experience in ArcGIS is preferred

  • Experience with the FEMA Risk Map Program

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10086868

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: On-Site