AECOM Entry Level GIS Specialist I in Salt Lake City, Utah

Business Line Water

Position Title Entry Level GIS Specialist I

United States of America - Utah

Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM’s Salt Lake City Office is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level GIS Specialist for immediate employment. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate experience utilizing Geographic Information Systems with an emphasis on surface water applications. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects in a highly collaborative team environment. The successful candidate will coordinate with other members of the GIS team and various project managers while working on multiple concurrent projects including watershed studies; Flood Insurance Rate Map Production under FEMA’s Risk MAP Program; technical GIS support for engineering and environmental siting studies and impact analyses; database and form design; web and mobile GIS solutions and applications; and geospatial data management using ESRI ArcSDE/ArcGIS Server on a wide variety of environmental and engineering projects.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and online programs.

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

  • Create, organize, manipulate, and retrieve GIS data for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes

  • GIS analysis and map production for a wide variety of engineering and environmental projects with an emphasis on surface water applications

  • Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components

  • Use concepts, practices and procedures to extract and provide GIS data to clients

  • Lead project specific tasks while working closely with project team to meet client deadlines

  • Maintain an effective and frequent line of communication amongst team members and clients

  • Data collection, creation, conversion, and editing

  • Geoprocessing

  • GIS data interpretation and analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Watershed Science or other related field with a strong emphasis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS products

  • Strong understanding of spatial data

  • Ability to track production efforts on multiple projects

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced team environment

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Surface water related experience or interest

  • Familiarity with GIS production environments

  • Basic AutoCAD skills

  • Familiarity with relational databases

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.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183287BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.