Entry Level GIS Specialist

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

Envision yourself 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 a vast array of industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated ESRI software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information for new and ongoing FEMA Risk MAP and NC Floodplain Mapping Program projects

Develops and maintains geodatabases, 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 graphical components

Communicate effectively both orally and written. Must have working knowledge of ArcGIS

Minimum Requirements

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.