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AECOM Civil Engineer / GIS Specialist in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM Transportation is seeking a Civil Engineer / GIS Specialist to support the development and maintenance of roadway, parking, and airfield GIS networks, as it pertains to facilities, infrastructure, and utility information. The position can be based out of AECOM offices in either Chelmsford, MA or Chicago, IL.

This position is expected to start in Summer 2023.

Under the direction of the Project Manager, this position is responsible for:

  • Maintaining GIS data layers and procedures

  • Creating, updating, and integrating data sets from surveys and other sources

  • Preparing and plotting maps for paper and online distribution

  • Importing and converting data into various formats and spatial projections

  • Loading GIS data to the GIS system and integration into other software systems

  • Assisting in GIS system testing/debugging

  • Assisting in training GIS functionality and benefits to system users

  • Travel as needed up to 25%


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geography, GIS-related field or related field and 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with GIS mapping and data management applications working with ArcGIS Desktop and extensions and/or ArcGIS Online

  • Ability to obtain Department of Defense security clearance

  • Valid driver's license with good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to learn and work with GIS-based asset management software

  • General expertise with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint, or comparable software

  • Knowledge of basic data analysis tools such as Excel (including lookups, pivot tables)

  • Willingness to travel as needed per project requirements (up to 25%)

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Relocation is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10086308

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid