AECOM GIS/Mapping Specialist II in Germantown, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159107BR

Position Title GIS/Mapping Specialist II

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

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 an experienced, highly talented GIS Mapper for immediate employment in the Germantown, MD office.

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

  • work closely with project managers, water resource engineers and the AECOM production lead on GIS and mapping task related to RiskMap/DFIRM projects

  • Develop and maintain databases, reports, and mapping

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

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geography or other related field required

  • 5+ years of experience regularly working with ESRI products and other GIS software

  • Knowledge and experience in ESRI products including 3D and Spatial Analyst extensions

  • Extensive knowledge of FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Guidelines and Specifications for Mapping Partners; Thorough knowledge of tasks and processes regarding creation of Risk MAP Regulatory DFIRM Mapping and Non-Regulatory (Risk MAP) Products

  • Spatial data understanding, GIS analysis, Cartography, Model building/Python, and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Good communication and writing skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to create maps, figures and graphics that follow a clear and aesthetic layout

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems efficiently

  • Independently motivated, Excellent time management skills

  • A good understanding of Hazus software for flood risk assessment

  • Certified Floodplain Mapper (CFM)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Python coding

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

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