AECOM Geospatial Data Technician in Germantown, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152210BR

Position Title Geospatial Data Technician

Job Category Geographic Information Systems

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Germantown

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Geospatial Data Technician for immediate employment in our Germantown, MD office.

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

  • ​Devlop functional workflows for geospatial data processing

  • Provide quality oversight of geospatial technical staff

  • Work independently and with a team on geospatial data projects that include but are not limited to LiDAR and orthophotography

  • Ensure all data meets customers expectations for quality​

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3+ years of experience

  • ​Extensive experience in the identification of orthophotography errors and corrective action

  • Working knowledge of all facets of LiDAR and orthophotography production

  • Ability to develop customized scripts to streamline existing workflows

  • Experience with LP360 and ESRI product suite

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of Python

  • Extensive Adobe Photoshop experience required

  • SCI Eligible

  • US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SocetSet, Erdas Imagine, Microstation, and LizardTech MrSID

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.