Redhorse Corporation is looking for a GIS Specialist who will work in the Mojave Desert areas on and surrounding Edwards AFB, CA to perform GIS services for the natural and cultural resources management programs per Edwards AFB GIS data standards.
The GIS Specialist will work on-site at the customer's facility at Edwards AFB, CA to perform GIS services for the natural and cultural resources management programs per Edwards AFB GIS data standards. The GIS data will include all electronic survey data either in Esri Shapefile format, Esri File Geodatabase, or in an Esri personal geodatabase.
Primary duties will focus on natural and cultural resources geospatial deliverables utilizing existing data and newly acquired Global Positioning System (GPS) field survey operations data at locations associated with natural and cultural resources survey activities.
Work will include the development of table structure, attributes and domains for the natural and cultural resources data as necessary utilizing existing Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE) definitions of features and predefined attribute table structures or metadata.
The GIS specialist may assist the natural and cultural resources management programs by providing comparisons of newly collected hyperspectral data with previously collected hyperspectral imagery data for the purposes of identifying ecosystem change.
Minimum Basic Requirements for Experience, Skills, Education and Credential include:
Bachelor of Science (BS) in geography, ecology, GIS, or a related field
3 years of related experience working in the GIS field and applying GIS technology to natural and cultural resources planning projects
Must have DoD experience
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid active state-issued Driver's License; candidate will be required to operate a government-owned motor vehicle safely
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, which will include a check of state motor vehicle records
Additional Preferred Requirement for Experience, Skills, Education and Credential include:
Hands-on knowledge and experience in the operation of ESRI GIS software, ArcCatalog, Spatial Analyst, and with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Access
Ability to design and create accurate geodatabases and models and well-designed maps that effectively communicate natural and cultural resources project information
Performing quality assurance of control of GIS data. Provide technical guidance and assistance to staff and other client personnel as required
Communicate with the natural and cultural resources management teams in order to coordinate and administer the use of GIS projects and data
Create, refine and analyze GIS data for use in natural and cultural resources management projects
Ability to work on multiple projects while managing schedule; ability to multitask, set priorities, and manage workload effectively
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail, technical troubleshooting, creative problem solving, and resourcefulness a must
Ability to learn new things quickly and work in a team environment
Upon hiring the applicant must be able to pass a federal background check required prior to gaining access to unclassified government computer work stations
The work environment for this position requires an individual to be able to:
Must be able walk over long distances and across of variety of terrains, including uneven surfaces
Must be able to climb, jump, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
Must be able to work with minimal supervision
Must be able to safely and lawfully operate conventional motor vehicles