AECOM GIS Specialist in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Business Line Water

Position Title GIS Specialist

United States of America - New Mexico


Job Summary

The Technology Solutions Department of AECOM's Rocky Mountain Area Water Business Unit is actively seeking a highly motivated GIS Specialist for immediate employment in our Albuquerque, NM office. The qualified candidate should be proficient in ESRI ArcGIS software and have a desire to work 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 in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

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 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

  • Will 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

  • Proactive research, analysis, and evaluation of geospatial solutions

  • Development and maintenance of metadata

  • Efficiency in completing tasks, to ensure jobs are completed on schedule and under budget

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 4+ years of experience in all aspects of GIS

  • 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 verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively and proactively communicate with the project team, community officials, and diverse clients

  • Ability to articulate with a professional presence, with solid decision-making, planning and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Geographic Information System Professional (GISP) certification

  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification

  • Interest and aptitude in project management

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.


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 Geographic Information Systems

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165519BR