Full Time

GIS Specialist II

Posted 7 days ago by Aecom
Oakland, CA
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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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.

**Job Description**

**AECOM** is seeking a _GIS Specialist II_ for immediate full-time employment in either our Oakland or San Jose, CA offices.

_This position is expected to begin February/March 2023._

**Job Overview:**

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of GIS principles with a detail-oriented approach to cartographic design and spatial analysis. The successful candidate will need to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging work environment with a chance to contribute to projects that will impact California and beyond.

**Job responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:**

+ Ability to work independently and with other GIS staff across multiple offices to support a wide range of projects.

+ Work closely with project teams and clients to understand project needs and deliver GIS solutions of moderate to significant scope and complexity

+ Analyzes technical problems and devises new approaches and alternative solutions

+ Processes and analyzes raster and vector geospatial data in support of clients and staff including engineers, biologists, hydrologists, and geologists

+ Performs geospatial analyzes

+ Reviews data for currency, accuracy, quality, or completeness of documentation and metadata

+ Ensures that information management quality assurance procedures comply with AECOM standards and procedures

+ Creates, collects, converts, analyses and integrates geospatial and non-spatial datasets in accordance with industry standards

+ Creates, edits, and maintains geospatial databases and metadata on multiple simultaneous projects

+ Produces a variety of mapping products for presentations, reports, and other documents

+ Develop web maps (AGOL, ArcGIS Portal) and Esri field solutions (ArcGIS Field Maps and Survey123) for project staff to collect and review project data

+ Support field work by developing data collection solutions for projects and going into the office as needed to prepare GPS equipment.

**About AECOM’s Environment Business Line**

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Computer Science or related field

+ Experience using ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and/or ArcGIS Portal

+ 2+ years of relevant experience in a similar GIS multidisciplinary project support role

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Relevant experience in a similar GIS multidisciplinary project support role

+ Adaptable team member, happy to work autonomously in dynamic work environments

+ Excellent understanding of the ESRI suite of products

+ Technical knowledge of geographic concepts, including coordinate systems, data collection methods, spatial data management, analysis, data visualization and cartographic design

+ Strong technical ability, with excellent problem-solving skills

+ Ability to provide innovative solutions to problems applying sound spatial analysis and data management practices

**Additional Information**

+ Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

+ Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $54,000.00 – $95,000.00

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.

**ReqID:** J10078530

**Business Line:** Environment

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** West

**Career Area:** Digital & Engineering Technology