AECOM GIS Specialist II - Watershed / Floodplains in Salt Lake City, Utah

Business Line Water

Position Title GIS Specialist II - Watershed / Floodplains

United States of America - Utah

Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM’s Salt Lake City Office is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level GIS Specialist for immediate employment to aid in conducting watershed studies across Utah and produce FEMA Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Products in a highly collaborative team environment, while routinely collaborating with AECOM professionals across the country. The successful candidate will coordinate with other members of the GIS team and various project managers while working on multiple concurrent projects. There are also immediate opportunities for task management, report writing, and interacting with communities and flood study stakeholders on floodplain and hazard management issues.

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

  • 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

  • Database management

  • Geoprocessing

  • Custom GIS development and automation

  • 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)

  • 4+ years' experience

  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS products including 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst

  • Experience in watershed modeling and delineating floodplains from engineering models

  • Strong understanding of spatial data

  • Knowledge of workflow automation, and model building, and Microsoft Office Suite

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); thorough knowledge of tasks and processes regarding creation of Risk MAP Regulatory DFIRM Mapping and Non-Regulatory (Risk MAP) Products

  • Proficiency in managing web-based GIS applications

  • 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.

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Job Category Geographic Information Systems

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182641BR

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.