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AECOM Entry Level GIS Specialist, Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist for employment in the Atlanta, GA. office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

In Summary:Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information for new and ongoing FEMA floodplain mapping projects. Develops and maintains databases, reports, and maps. Creates, organizes, manipulates, and retrieves GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes. Prepares and updates metadata. Performs quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must have working knowledge of ArcGIS.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. Bachelor’s degree in, geography, planning, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS)

  • Proficiency with ESRI desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions

  • Understanding of complex 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have the ability to work with a team of professionals and have excellent time management skills

  • Knowledge of the FEMA Regulatory Mapping process and FEMA Guidelines and Standards for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping

  • Ability to obtain a Certification as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)

  • Experience in the development of online mapping platforms and applications

  • Experience working within ArcSDE and across remote networked storage environments

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 Geographic Information Systems

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 216055BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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