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GIS Specialist IV

AECOM
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
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 seeking a GIS Specialist IV to support our Water Business Line in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

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. 

AECOM is one of the nation's leading water resources firms with opportunities to work with a wide variety of clients on water resources planning, engineering, and design projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a positive can-do attitude, is customer focused, a critical thinker and problem solver and ready to apply their knowledge and skill sets to establish a rewarding, long-term career utilizing principles and methods for water resources engineering projects. 

Job Description

A GIS Specialist IV typically has a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:

  • Independently contributes to the design of databases or development of geodatabases and systems, as well as compiles and analyzes GIS data.
  • Evaluate commercial GIS applications, as well as design and develop GIS applications for internal use and for client deliverables.
  • Independently performs most assignments with instruction as to the general results expected.
  • 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.
  • Prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation, including quality control documentation.
  • Work directly with GIS Specialist Team.
  • Responsibilities could include overall project or task management and quality review.
  • Design geospatial solutions using a variety of esri products to validate data is compliant with implementation of the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment vector data model.
  • Maintain a digital GIS Program Binder detailing the processes and actions involved in completing assigned duties.
  • Organize, document, and communicate status updates to client and internal project leads.
  • Analyze, plan, develop and communicate requirements and standards to key stakeholders and the project team.
  • Meets with subject matter experts to discuss topics, such as technical specifications, customized solutions, and operational problems.
  • Provide comprehensive digital geospatial services in a fast-passed, professional environment with a high-level of visibility to senior leadership.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience related to water/wastewater or water resources 

 

Additional Information: 

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role. 
  • ​​​​​​​Sponsorship is not available for this role 
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience related to water/wastewater or water resources 

 



Additional Information

 

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role. 
  • Sponsorship is not available for this role
  • 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.

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