AECOM Entry-Level GIS/CAD Specialist in Germantown, Maryland
United States of America - Maryland, Germantown
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level GIS and CADD Specialist for employment in the Germantown, MD office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for conducting editing procedures in ArcMap, working with ArcSDE versioned, enterprise geodatabases, working with users to troubleshoot ArcMap and ArcCatalog operational processes, entry of data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases using techniques such as coordinate geometry scanning and georeferencing of images, automatic conversion to vectors and conversion of other sources of digital data
Provides technical support for the creation and visualization of data layers and map products using ArcGIS software products
Updates the GIS master database layers for spatial geometry and attributes and the metatdata associated with each GIS data layer
Generates/regenerates standard map products and maintain, update and document GIS data standards and the specifications for digital data deliverables
Conducts and consults on data needs assessments
Reviews technical requirements to meet data development objectives and perform quality assurance on data deliverables received for inclusion in the GIS
Works under direct supervision
- BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Bachelor’s degree in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS)
Must have the ability to work with a team of professionals and have excellent time management skills
Will be required to work independently and communicate directly with customers from environmental, public works, engineering and other business areas
Proficiency with the ESRI suite of desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions
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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 215522BR
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.