AECOM GIS Specialist III in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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AECOM is actively seeking an experienced, highly skilled and proficient GIS Specialist III lead for immediate employment in the Conshohocken, PA office in a full-time role. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment in both in-person and virtual (telework) settings. This position provides unlimited career growth potential while collaborating with a team comprised of a variety of technical staff and project managers in support of AECOM’s clients, including natural gas, electric utilities, renewable energy, and other focus areas.
This person will report to the Conshohocken, PA office and will be part of AECOM’s Environmental Planning and Permitting (EPP) team. The successful candidate will use their deep knowledge of GIS, data management, data analytics, and critical thinking skills to lead other GIS team members and support our clients and AECOM’s project teams. The ideal candidate will need to thrive in a challenging environment, be flexible on schedule to meet project deadlines, meet billable hours goals and have attention to detail, and provide a broad range of GIS skills and quality control (QA/QC) capabilities.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Independently executes and delivers GIS projects of moderate to highly technical nature and complexity, including geodatabases and similar systems.
Develop and maintain GIS standards, databases, reports, and mapping.
Create, organize, manipulate, and extract GIS and other data for reporting, analysis, presentation purposes.
Perform quality assurance of GIS data and associated graphic components.
Work with the EPP team on a variety of utility siting and environmental impact assessment projects, as the GIS technical lead and quality reviewer.
Train, mentor and assist less experienced GIS staff.
Resolve technical issues and assist with other staff with troubleshooting.
Perform technical quality reviews and prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation.
Coordinate with internal teams such as cultural resources, ecologist, other GIS staff, and other technical experts.
BA/BS degree in GIS, Geography, or a related field + 4 years of GIS, GIS-related programing/coding, utility siting, or other relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Online/ArcGIS Enterprise, and/or other relevant ArcGIS software.
ESRI and other geoprocessing tools and Python, SQL and/or other coding experience.
Valid Driver’s License and as a condition of employment must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.
Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship required.
Experience working with electric utility, natural gas, and/or renewable energy clients.
Custom Python and other coding writing capabilities for data analysis and data automation.
In-depth technical knowledge of geographic concepts, including coordinate systems, data collection methods, spatial data management, analysis, data visualization and cartographic design.
Utility siting experience, technical writing capabilities, working knowledge of public utility fling documents and applications, and public outreach roles (i.e., Siting experience).
Staff supervision, training and/or mentoring experience in a multidisciplinary GIS based support role.
High degree of self-motivation and performance and team approach.
Excellent and relevant references.
The position may require periodic travel (including overnight), extended work hours, working remotely, evening or weekend work hours.
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.
Offered rate of compensation (Pennsylvania) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $63,000 - $110,000.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.
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You will have 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.
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.
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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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Business Line: Environment
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology
Work Location Model: Hybrid