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GIS Specialist

Mississauga Ontario Canada

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist for employment. This role can be located at any AECOM office in Ontario.

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:

- Utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and analyze geographic information
- Develop and maintain databases, reports, and mapping
- Create, organize, manipulate, and retrieve GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes
- Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components
- Support digital data collection programs
- Use concepts, practices, and procedures to extract and provide GIS data to clients
- Work under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
- Develop and maintain databases, reports, and maps.
- Create, organize, manipulate, and retrieve GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes
- Prepare and update metadata
- Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography or other related field required
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Willingness to travel (up to 10% local travel)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 4 years of relevant experience
  • Basic experience working with ArcGIS and other GIS databases
  • Proficiency with ESRI desktop mapping and analysis tools and extensions (ArcGIS Online, Portal, Web Apps, Survey 123 etc)
  • 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
  • Familiar with GIS production environments
  • Experience in the development of online mapping platforms and applications (AGOL)
  • Basic application and tool development skills using Model Builder, Python, or Visual Basic
  • Working knowledge of LiDAR processing techniques
  • Working knowledge of raster processing techniques
  • Driver's license 

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.
  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position typically is $50,000 - $70,000. 


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.


Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity 

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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