AECOM GIS Specialist in Quantico, Virginia

Business Line Environment

Position Title GIS Specialist

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated GIS Specialist for immediate employment at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia. This position is contingent upon award of contract.

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

  • Conducting editing procedures in ArcMap, working with ArcSDE versioned, enterprise geodatabases, and formatting data to the Spatial Database Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) data model standards, creating and maintaining Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) metadata format, working with users to troubleshoot ArcMap and ArcCatalog operational processes, entry of data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases using techniques such as coordinate geometry scanning and georeferencing of images, automatic conversion to vectors and conversion of other sources of digital data

  • Provide technical support for the creation and visualization of data layers and map products using ArcGIS software products

  • Will update the GIS master database layers for spatial geometry and attributes and the metatdata associated with each GIS data layer

  • Generate/regenerate standard map products and maintain, update and document GIS data standards and the specifications for digital data deliverables

  • Conduct and consult on data needs assessments

  • Perform ad hoc analyses and create ad hoc map products

  • Review technical requirements to meet data development objectives and perform quality assurance on data deliverables received for inclusion in the GIS

  • Provide consultation for GIS strategic planning and resolution of issues, technical assistance and training and liaison support with Installation GI&S Manager and other installation clients

  • Manage GIS web site content and other systems and maintain a GIS Program Binder on-line and hardcopy detailing documentation that captures the processes and actions involved in completing assigned duties listed above​

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in geography, planning, engineering, computer science, or a related technical field with emphasis in geographic information systems (GIS)

  • 2+ years of experience working with GIS Data Models and ArcSDE geodatabases in a large distributed environment

  • ArcGIS desktop GIS experience

  • Knowledge of the Esri GIS product suite as part of school curriculum or industry work

  • Must have the ability to work with a team of professionals and have excellent time management skills

  • Will be required to work independently and communicate directly with customers from environmental, public works, engineering and other business areas

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must be able to obtain a secret clearance

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Must be able to clearly demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Advanced editing (Use of topology, three dimensional editing, cogo, advance drawing tool)

  • Raster data processing

  • Geographic analysis (Buffer, clip, finding what is within an area or distance, etc)

  • Versioned editing

  • Disconnected editing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with GIS Data Models and ArcSDE geodatabases in a large distributed environment

  • Experience with Esri enterprise geodatabases and versioned environments

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Familiarity with the Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE)

  • Strong leadership potential​

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.


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Job Category Geographic Information Systems

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167476BR