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GIS Specialist IV


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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a talented, energetic technology minded Geographic Information System (GIS) professional for immediate employment in AECOM’s Arlington, VA office. The GIS Specialist is a full-time AECOM employee that will report to the Associate Vice President & GIS Sr Manager in the Technology Services Group and will support our United States Marine Corps (USMC) client within the Environment Business line. This position will directly with the Marine Corps Installation Command (MCICOM) Information Technology Directorate (G-6) Division to facilitate the integration of the Installation Communication Grid (ICG) within the USMC Installation Geospatial Information & Services (IGI&S) Program, known as GEOFidelis. The successful candidate will work both independently and in close coordination with the MCICOM G-6 and GEOFidelis Program Analysts to support ICG and GIS integration across the USMC.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Gather, review, and report on technical requirements to meet project goals and implement quality assurance procedures.
  • Develop and maintain content/applications in an esri Portal for ArcGIS environment.
  • Conduct geospatial data collection tasks with Registered Communications Distribution Designers (RCDD).
  • Prepare Plans of Action and Milestone (POAM) documents to successfully execute assigned work.
  • Maintain quality assurance of spatial and non-spatial data and processes as per defined standards.
  • Maintain expertise in existing and emerging GIS related software and technologies.
  • Create and maintain GIS data in an ArcGIS Enterprise environment.
  • Successfully integrate telecommunication management system (TMS) data with GIS.
  • Communicating and collaborating with the project manager, project team, and client stakeholders to understand and document system/solution requirements.
  • Organize, document, and communicate status updates to program leads and relevant project teams.
  • Provide excellent team leadership, critical thinking, decision-making, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in CAD, BIM, GIS, Computer Science, Geography, Environmental Science, Data Science, Engineering, or related field + 6 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency and / or education.
    • Valid Driver’s License and as a condition of employment must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.
    • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Proficiency with applications such as:
    • ArcGIS Enterprise, Pro, and Desktop Software
    • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D/AutoCAD Map
    • Experience with Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS
    • GIS experience within the telecommunications industry.
    • Comfortable working outside and/or traveling occasionally to support field activities.
    • Understanding of relational database organization, design, and functionality.
    • Ability to learn and present best practices for data management including workflows, tools, governance models, and integration patterns.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of cartographic design and production concepts and principles.
    • Demonstrated experience with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE).

    Additional Information

    • Sponsorship it not available for this position
    • Relocation is not available for this position

    About AECOM

    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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

    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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