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AECOM Graduate Coastal GIS Specialist in North Charleston, South Carolina

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Graduate Coastal GIS Specialist to be based in North Charleston, SC.

This position is expected to begin in June 2023.

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

  • Works under direct supervision.

  • Uses concepts, practices and procedures to extract and provide GIS data to clients.

  • Performs tasks of limited scope and complexity.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a GIS-related field.

  • Must possess a Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity working with online mapping platforms and applications

  • Knowledge of and interest in coastal processes and geography including flooding, erosion, sea level rise, shoreline protection, etc.

  • Knowledge of working across remote networked storage environments

  • Knowledge of coastal datasets including Digital Elevation Models (DEM’s), LiDAR, bathymetric survey data, flood modeling data, shorelines, aerial imagery, or other hydrographic data

  • Demonstrated knowledge with ESRI mapping products including ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap.

  • Understanding of relational database organization, design, and functionality

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the processing and analysis of raster and vector geospatial data

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cartographic design and production concepts and principles

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.

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

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: J10087145

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid