Timmons Group is accepting applications for GIS Coordinator for future positions. The successful candidate would need to be able to work on site for our client at a military base.
GIS support is responsible for creating, analyzing, managing, and distributing authoritative standardized spatial information, products, and services for the execution of training missions. The Sustainable Range Program(SRP) GIS Program strives to provide the SRP Community, Trainers, Land Managers, and Soldiers with the ability to leverage the most accurate and complete geospatial data through easily accessible and user-friendly products and applications. The GIS team will support Range Operations by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include but are not limited to:
- Maintain skills necessary to operate GIS software approved for use by the Army and SRP (ESRI ArcGIS 10.X and related software such as TerraGo, ArcPad, AdobePro, etc).
- Maintain technical skills necessary to work in a shared or distributed Enterprise GIS environment.
- Maintain technical skills necessary to create and manipulate GIS data from a variety of sources and formats into a standard GIS database.
- Provide hardcopy and digital GIS products to support training and downrange planning. GIS personnel are expected to work with customers to determine best and most-cost effective products to meet their mission requirements.
- Develop and maintain geospatial data including SRP data layers and limited non-SRP data needed to support training, downrange planning, and range development at Fort Irwin.
- SRP Data. Develop, update, manage, and submit Fort Irwin SRP data (38 existing layers). Ensure that all SRP geospatial data are compliant with the guidance set forth in the SRP Geospatial Data Strategy Memorandum, relevant Quality Assurance Plans (QAPs), and the SDSFIE Army Adaptation.
- Coordinate with the responsible source entities and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to update and validate SRP data layers as necessary (at least once per year per layer).
- Quarterly (IAW TCM-R suspense dates), review data changes with Range Officer, obtain Range Officer approval, and submit SRP GIS data to the Installation Geographical Information and Services (IGI&S) Support Center and the SRP Geospatial Support Center (GSC) at Fort A.P. Hill, VA.
- Data Development. Develop new data and data layers as needed to support training, downrange planning, and range development requirements. This task shall be required at the request of the government for no more than ten new layers per year.
- Coordinate with local National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) representative to acquire periodic satellite imagery updates. Submit corner points for areas of interest for specific satellite imagery captures. This task shall be required at the request of the government no more than four times per year.
- Enterprise Geodatabases. Update and maintain the contents of two enterprise geodatabases (raster and vector/ annotation). System administration of the enterprise geodatabases is handled by the Network Enterprise Center (NEC) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NTC G3 and NEC. GIS Coordinator may request permissions for new users through the ITAM Coordinator. Manage version edits of data layers and post approved changes to enterprise geodatabases.
- File Geodatabases. Update and maintain the contents of approximately six file geodatabases.
- Contractor shall provide hardcopy and digital GIS products to support training and downrange planning. GIS personnel are expected to work with customers to determine best and most-cost effective products to meet their mission requirements.
- Annually update the existing Fort Irwin Military Installation Maps (MIM) per the MIM Production Specifications found on SRPWeb.
- Annually update NTC standard maps and prepare them for large-quantity out-sourced reproduction.
- Annually review NTC semi-standard maps and update as necessary.
- Annually update digital copies of standard and semi-standard NTC maps on the NTC Map Portal and on the NTC Map CD image.
SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS a successful candidate should have the following but not limited to:
- Requires as a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in GIS, Geography with an emphasis in GIS, or related field with a GIS Certification
- Two plus years of relevant work experience.
- Attend the Inter-Service Resident Range Safety Course (Intermediate) IAW SRP GIS requirements. Attendance at this course shall be scheduled for the first available time slot (within California) once the individual is familiar with Surface Danger Zones (SDZ), weapons, and ammunition types.
- Attend additional SRP Professional Development Courses (e.g. WDZ, RFMSS, Laser Range Management Tool) either online or in person.
- Complete online or in-person training courses in metadata development, cartography techniques, federal data standards, LIDAR, etc.
- Be knowledgeable of relevant Army documents including AR 350-19, AR 385-63, TC 25-8, and TC 25-1, and shall maintain current copies of these documents in hardcopy or digital format for reference.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Shall be knowledgeable about, and have experience in, database/geodatabase administration, geospatial analysis, cartography, remote sensing, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), supporting technologies, and end user GIS support.
- Shall be advanced user of ArcGIS (10.X), with a working knowledge of other ArcGIS extensions and tools including Range Managers Toolkit (RMTK), 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, ArcPad, Publisher and Python.
- Shall be knowledgeable about data and metadata standards (i.e. SDSFIE, Federal Geospatial Data Committee [FGDC]) and development/management of spatial data in both file and geodatabase formats.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus.
- Occasional outside work gathering data in various weather conditions.
- Flexible in schedule to accommodate training and range operations.
- Fast-paced customer service environment.
- May require occasional travel
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company’s Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.
Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.