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AECOM GIS Specialist in San Diego, California

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a talented, energetic technology minded geographic information system (GIS) Specialist for immediate employment in Southern California. The position will be a part of a thriving Federal GIS group within AECOM’s Technology Services Department. The GIS Specialist will operate within the enterprise architecture of our federal clients to develop geospatial solutions and products. A successful candidate will work both independently and in close collaboration with various subject matter experts, AECOM staff, and high-ranking government officials to develop, deploy, and support the highest quality GIS products.

Job Overview:

This position will provide geospatial data management, analysis and modelling, cartographic product development, and technical services to the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Installation Geospatial Information and Services (IGI&S) Program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support for GIS data compliance.

  • Work directly with the IGI&S Manager and staff to validate accurate and up-to-date GIS data.

  • Create and maintain GIS data in an ArcGIS Enterprise environment.

  • Complete data quality reviews of existing/incoming data for currency, accuracy, usefulness, quality, data model compliance, and appropriate metadata.

  • Assist with managing the portfolio of client projects ensuring that projects are completed on time, within scope and budget, and with quality results.

  • Design, develop, and implement content within Portal for ArcGIS to replace traditional paper and digital map products.

  • Develop and maintain efficient, user-friendly solutions within Portal for ArcGIS, including web maps, web apps, and Site/Hub pages.

  • Develop and manage Portal for ArcGIS, Excel, Power BI, or Tableau dashboards.

  • Create and maintain well organized, user-friendly cartographic products.

  • Efficiently handle ad-hoc data and mapping requirements associated with supporting the IGI&S Program.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS)

  • 2 years of GIS experience including ArcGIS Server/Desktop/Pro

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

  • US Citizen based on need to obtaining a secret clearance.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience working with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) suite of geospatial data standards.

  • 1 year experience with Department of Defense (DoD) IGI&S Programs

  • Experience with AutoDesk software

  • Must have the ability to work independently and with a team of professionals.

  • Excellent time management and communication skills.

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: J10084496

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: On-Site