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GIS Specialist

Company: AECOM
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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 lets get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.At AECOM, were delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its 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. Were one global team over 50,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist 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 the 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 position is expected to begin in December 2023. 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 ongoing projects and quality control. The ideal candidate will need to thrive in an oftentimes fast-paced environment, have attention to detail, and provide a broad range of floodplain mapping skills and possess QA/QC capabilities.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 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. Experience with the FEMA Risk Map Program MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in Geography or a related field. Due to the nature of projects this position will support, US Citizenship is requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proficient in ArcGIS, Problem Solving, Technical Writing Skills.Additional Information: Sponsorship is not available for this position. Relocation is not available for this positionAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.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. Whether youre 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.With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and theres never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and youll 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.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.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. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.Join us and lets get started.ReqID: J10071791Business Line: WaterBusiness Group: DCSStrategic Business Unit: East

Keywords: AECOM, Dallas , GIS Specialist, Other , Dallas, Texas

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