Geospatial Information Specialist (GIS)



Ref: SP122-1337

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Purpose and Scope:
The Geospatial Information Specialist (GIS) shall provide all personnel, equipment, administration, and services necessary to provide technical support to plan, acquire, sustain, manage, operate, and divest Geographic Information Systems

Essential Responsibilities:
The employee shall be able to provide a wide variety of data management services. The use of the term "data" is inclusive of many types of data including tabular data, vector data, and raster data as described below. Data management support is primarily centered on geospatial data; however, activities may require engagement with non-geospatial data when required to facilitate integration, interoperability, and/or geospatially enabling non-geospatial data. The employee shall manage, protect, and make discoverable all installation geospatial data integrated through the GeoBase Program, including the Defense Installation Spatial Data Infrastructure Common Installation Picture, AF Common Installation Picture, Regional Installation Picture, and relevant data layers.

The employee shall ensure geospatial data is captured, created, processed, edited, analyzed or otherwise, via this task is delivered in electronic format that is compatible with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) file geodatabase and associated software. The employee shall assist with the development, maintenance, and quality assurance of geospatial data in accordance with all applicable guidance per relevant data schema owners, requirement owners, Air Force Instruction and common civilian sector practices. The employee shall coordinate with Air Force level planners, Installation Geospatial Information Officers, Field Operating Agencies, Primary Subordinate Units, and Installation level leadership teams, on all applicable policy, guidance, and standard operating procedures.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
The employee shall possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in global information systems, geography, computer science, or a related field and possess a minimum of at least three (3) years of experience in Geospatial Analysis. Master's degree and/or employment related certifications are preferred, but not required. The Employee shall have working knowledge of C++, Visual Basic Script, and Python and has at least one (1) year of experience working with recent versions of ESRI ArcGIS suite applications. The employee can substitute educational requirements for experience but must provide references to the government for consideration. Consider two (2) years of experience for one (1) year of education (Example; 8 years of experience will be the considered equivalent of a bachelor's degree).

Employee must be experienced working with AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Visual Basic, and building information modeling software of which one (1) year shall have been working on AutoCAD/Auto CAD Civil 3D 2012/GIS. Must have experience working with architectural, civil, mechanical, and electrical designs, must be knowledgeable of engineering tables, plans, and specifications, and must have working knowledge of computer networks.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a SECRET Clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Work is performed both indoors in a typical office or shop environment as well as outdoors in various weather conditions. Routine travel and access to remote site locations will require driving pickup trucks, all-terrain vehicles or similar vehicles. Working in areas where exposure to wildlife and insects is possible. Must be able to lift 30 pounds repeatedly during the workday. Frequent walking outdoors in uneven terrain. Constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication and constant mental alertness. Must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines.


Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

About the Company

Amentum is a premier global technical and engineering services partner supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment. We draw from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics.

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