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GIS Specialist II

Austin Texas United States
Company DescriptionWork 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 DescriptionAECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist II in our Austin, TX office with the option to work 100% remotely. AECOM is currently under an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract providing production and technical services for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Under this contract, AECOM provides engineering and other technical services nationwide, including production of effective, flexible and sustainable Risk MAP products to develop and implement tools to protect the United States from floods and other related hazardous conditions.   This person will be an integral part of the team, utilizing their knowledge of GIS, Data Management, and problem-solving skills to support our client.  That candidate will support mapping and database development for riverine floodplain mapping studies for developing Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).   The successful candidate for the GIS Specialist II position will assist in managing projects and project teams to support on-going projects and quality control. The ideal candidate will need to thrive in an often times fast-paced environment, have attention to detail, and provide a broad range of floodplain mapping skills and possess QA/QC capabilities. Responsibilities may include: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.Use concepts, practices and procedures to extract and provide GIS data to clients.Support natural disasters incidents when they occur.Prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation.May direct the work of Level I/II GIS Specialists. Responsibilities could include overall project or task management and quality review.Independently executes and delivers GIS projects of moderate to significant scope and complexity. QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Bachelor’s degree In Geography or a related fieldDue to the nature of projects this position will support, US Citizenship is required.Two (2) years of previous ArcGIS experience.Preferred Qualifications:HEC-RAS CFM (Certified Floodplain Manager) Experience with FEMA FIRMs.Experience with the National Flood Insurance Program.Experience with floodplain mapping.Additional InformationRelocation is not available for this position. Sponsorship is not available for this position.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Offered rate of compensation (TX locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $70,000. AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks,#LI-SG1About AECOMAECOM 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.