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AECOM Digital Specialist - Solutions Analytics & Simulation in Markham, Ontario

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.

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's Markham, ON office is looking for a Digital Specialist - Solutions Analytics & Simulation. This is a full time role. The digital specialist will join the AECOM ENV digital transformation team in supporting project teams with their digital roll-out.

At project inception this entails ascertaining project needs, identifying the appropriate tools and processes, configuring the tools if needed, and providing training materials and access. As the projects are ongoing, support is provided in the form of feedback-driven changes to the tools, troubleshooting and assistance with scope changes. Project close-out provides the opportunity for debriefing and carrying forward lessons learned.

The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator with knowledge of environmental consulting (including field work) and the digital tools that can support it. They will also need the ability to find creative solutions to problems in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • Primary Role : Support environmental project teams in digitizing their data flows

  • KPIs : Cost savings from digitization, positive feedback from project teams, efficiencies and integration across business lines and geographies

Main Responsibilities

  • Support project teams with their digital roll-out.

  • Help project teams troubleshoot or guide them through the process of retrieving their data through dashboards.

  • Leverages existing tools in order to best support AECOM’s digitization.

  • Develop or configure new tools for field data collection, data management and reporting as the need arises.

  • Work collaboratively with the digital transformation team across the Americas to carry forward best practices and lessons learned.

  • Write documentation and user manuals for the tools.

  • Help integrate the platforms being used (GIS, EQuIS, Power BI and others).

  • Identify new opportunities and applications for the tool kits.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree in the relavent areas of expertise.

  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience in environmental consulting, including field work.

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • Experience with GIS, EQuIS and/or Power BI an asset.

  • Coding skills (or the interest and ability to learn).

  • Strong organizational skills and results orientation.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with drive to take on a creative role and the accountability and responsibility that comes with it.

  • Digital/Technical Hybrid – The candidate will need to understand both the tools and the potential field constraints a team may experience. To this end they will have technical skills in both environmental consulting and the digital world.

  • Change Management Leader – drives positive change across the organization with the ability to work across all levels, backgrounds, and business units to create a positive, forward looking culture.

  • Client Focused – the client” is an internal project team, but the attitude is no different. The project teams need a service they can rely on and will return to.

  • Communicates Masterfully – builds broad and deep networks, uses a full range of available communication mediums to inspire and engage others, demonstrates empathy, understanding and exceptional active listening skills.

  • Bilingual candidates preferred - French and English.

Additional Information

  • This role can be performed remotely.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

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: J10088187

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid