Monday, August 6, 2018

Job Posting: Project/Program Manager and Team Lead

Organization: The Tatitlek Corporation
Position Type: Full-Time, Regular
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcement

Job Description:
Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. The employer retains the right to change or assigb other duties to this position.

Summary:
As a Project/Program Manager, the successful candidate will work with and lead a team engaged in: (1) developing, implementing and executing multiple geospatial production workflows within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment; (2) collecting, processing and delivering of newly collected satellite imagery; (3) manually finishing and performance quality control for various geospatial data products; and (4) develop new and innovative solution to existing geospatial production challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential functions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. This list of essential functions is not intended to reflect every duty that may be performed within the job.
  • Lead a complex multi-year geospatial program to develop and produce baseline raster dataset for a US Government client within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.
  • Manage staff responsible for performing a diverse set of geospatial processing and production tasks, this may include non-geospatial tasks.
  • The candidate will be responsible for managing staff on-site as well as coordinating with management, staff, contractors and a customer located off-site.
  • Develop and implement Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC) polices and procedures.
  • Complete all internal and external project/program reporting requirements to meeting customer and corporate requirements
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all project related issues
  • Establish and enforce physical and data security procedures
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work within a small flexible team which may requiring performing ad-hoc tasks as required to complete a project task.
  • Support daily activity as require
  • Converse on a regular basis with all members of GNIS, and be actively involved in the ongoing commercial activity.
  • Interact when needed with Project Partners

Job Posting: Senior Geospatial Analyst

Organization: The Tatitlek Corporation
Position Type: Full-Time, Regular
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcement

Job Description:
Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Summary:
As a Senior Geospatial Analyst, the successful candidate will work with and when required, manage, a small team engaged in: (1) developing, implementing and executing multiple geospatial production workflows within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment; (2) collecting, processing and delivering of newly collected satellite imagery; (3) manually finishing and performance quality control for various geospatial data products; and (4) encourage and develop new innovative solution to existing geospatial production challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential functions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. This list of essential functions is not intended to reflect every duty that may be performed within the job.
  • Be a major part of a complex multi-year geospatial program to develop and produce baseline raster dataset for a US Government client within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.
  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, help manage staff responsible for performing a diverse set of geospatial processing and production tasks, this may include non-geospatial tasks.
  • The candidate will support the Project Manager in managing staff on-site as well as coordinating with management, staff, contractors and a customer located off-site.
  • Harvest and assemble geospatial source data from open source, onsite, commercial and GFI repositories to support production requirements
  • Oversee geospatial production environment and automated production workflows
  • Assist in the development, implementation and performance of Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC) policies and procedures.
  • Support all internal and external project/program reporting requirements to meeting customer and corporate requirements
  • Support the establishment and enforcement of physical and data security procedures
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work within a small flexible team which may require performing ad-hoc jobs as required to complete a project tasks.
  • Support daily activity as require
  • Converse on a regular basis with all members of GNIS, and be actively involved in the ongoing commercial activity.
  • Interact when needed with Project Partners
  • Deputize for the Project Manager when required

Job Posting: Geospatial Analyst

Organization: The Tatitlek Corporation
Position Type: Full-Time, Regular
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Closing Date: Until filled

Online Job Announcement

Job Description:
Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Summary:
As a Geospatial Analyst, the successful candidate will work with a team engaged in: (1) developing, implementing and executing multiple geospatial production workflows within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment; (2) collecting, processing and delivering of newly collected satellite imagery; (3) manually finishing and completing performance quality control for various geospatial data products; and (4) work with the geospatial team to develop new and innovative solution to existing geospatial production challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential functions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. This list of essential functions is not intended to reflect every duty that may be performed within the job.
  • Work within a team environment on a complex multi-year geospatial program to develop and produce baseline raster dataset for a US Government client within a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.
  • Being a part of a team performing a diverse set of geospatial processing and production tasks, this may include non-geospatial tasks.
  • Work within a small close knit team, reporting to the Senior Geospatial Analyst and the Project Manager.
  • Harvest and assemble geospatial source data from open source, onsite, commercial and GFI repositories to support production requirements
  • Oversee geospatial production environment and automated production workflows
  • Perform Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC) tasks to ensure data integrity, under the direction of the Project Manager.
  • Working with the team to ensure physical and data security procedures
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work within a small flexible team which may requiring performing ad-hoc jobs as required to complete a project tasks.
  • Support daily activity as require.
  • Converse on a regular basis with all members of the team, the team management, other members of GNIS, and be actively involved in the ongoing commercial activity. Both in person and remotely through email, phone, and video teleconference
  • Interact when needed with Project Partners.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Outreach Posting: Geographical Information Specialist

Organization: USDA Forest Service
Position Type: Pathways; Full-Time, Permanent
Grade: GS-0101/0401/1301-07/09
Location: Anchorage, AK
Respond By: August 3, 2018

Outreach Announcement

The Chugach National Forest (CNF) is seeking qualified, self-motivated, service oriented individuals interested in a 120-day detail/temporary promotion opportunity and/or permanent full-time position as GS-0401/0101/1301-7/9 GIS Specialist position for the Supervisors Office located in Anchorage, Alaska.

This position serves as a member of a team of three geographic information specialists that provide forest-wide service. The incumbent is responsible to work as a GIS team member, manages data life cycle management, and supports managers and resource specialists in the use of geospatial technology for land, natural resources and ecosystem management.

Brief Description of Duties:

As a member of the forest’s GIS team, this position provides support and service to Chugach SO and 3 ranger districts. This position assists with the development and use of spatial data and advanced geospatial applications for the Forest, and as well as the maintenance of the Forest’s spatial and tabular databases and associated national applications.

The incumbent will work with resource specialists to update databases, ensure regional and national data standards are met, ensure data accuracy, resolve errors and update metadata. Duties will also include manipulating and analyzing geospatial data to support management decisions, planning, and monitoring activities; compile data to create maps for resource programs, planning documents, management alternatives and other projects; provide informal GIS training and technical support to resource specialists and local GIS users; respond to information requests; and provide GIS support for Forest Plan Revision. Experience with ArcSDE, Spatial Analyst, Model Builder, LiDAR, ArcPad, Trimble GPS, Pathfinder Office, ERDAS Imagine, eCogniton, ArcGIS Online, PL/SQL, and Python is a plus.

If interested in this position, please complete and submit the outreach form from the Outreach Announcement link above. For more information, contact Deyna Kuntzsch at (907) 743-9517 or via email at dkuntzsch@fs.fed.us.

Training Announcement: Navigating GIS Concepts

Organization: UAF-GINA/Blue Skies Solutions Training
Location: GINA Remote Sensing/GIS Lab, West Ridge Research Bldg Room 004, Fairbanks
Date(s): August 20-21, 2018; January 7-8, 2019; March 11-12, 2019; May 6-7, 2019

This course teaches what a GIS is and what you can do with it with a focus on utilizing Alaska GIS resources. Working with Esri’s ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online, you will create maps, explore and analyze the data behind the maps, and apply methods to easily share your maps. By the end of the course, you will gain solid understanding of how GIS maps and ArcGIS tools are used to visualize real-world features, discover patterns, obtain information, and communicate that information to others.

After completing the course, you will:
  • Have a clear understanding of GIS data structure and the file format in which they are stored and managed
  • Be familiar with the most commonly used projections and datums in Alaska and how they impact your mapping
  • Import and work with GPS data points in your GIS
  • Locate GIS data for Alaska, and utilize data from the Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA)
  • Analyze a GIS map to identify where features that meet specific criteria are located
  • Quickly create and share a GIS map using ArcGIS Online, so they can be viewed using desktop applications, websites, and mobile devices
  • Have an understanding of what Python scripting is and how it may be used to aid your GIS processes

Training Announcement

Training Announcement: Mastering GIS Concepts

Organization: UAF-GINA/Blue Skies Solutions Training
Location: GINA Remote Sensing/GIS Lab, West Ridge Research Bldg Room 004, Fairbanks
Date(s): August 22-23, 2018; January 9-10, 2019; March 13-14, 2019; May 8-9, 2019

This course is designed for those who have a good foundation in the basics of GIS and are ready to explore some of the more technical components of ArcGIS for Desktop software as well as ArcGIS Online.

After completing the course, you will:
  • Use the various methods of labeling in ArcGIS
  • Create new data and edit existing data in ArcGIS
  • Create and execute a Python tool
  • Use the primary geoprocessing tools within ArcGIS to perform spatial analysis
  • Use ArcGIS Online to create a feature service of editable vector data
  • Use ArcGIS Online to create a map application that allows users to edit data

Training Announcement

Job Posting: Engineering Technician (Geomatics)

Organization: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Location: Elmendorf AFB, AK
Closing Date: August 3, 2018

Online Job Announcement

Summary:

The Alaska District is seeking to fill a Civil Engineering Technician GS-11 Geomatics position located in the Engineering, Construction and Operations Division, Geotechnical & Engineering Services Branch, Geomatics Section. An ideal candidate will possess a strong technical background in Geospatial Database Systems (GDS) and advanced modeling AutoCAD skills, a leader and problem solver with excellent communication and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for gathering, managing, and manipulating geospatial data within a Geographic Information System (GIS) platform, implements data validation procedures and certifies data before it is posted to Intranet or eGIS.
  • Provide technical consultation and advice on developing innovative GIS approaches, procedures and products for a wide variety of program and project requirements encompassing all Corps of Engineer missions.
  • Work with subject matter experts throughout the District in applying GIS tools to a project or study to ensure that the development of maps, graphics, and visualization products meet accuracy and content requirements.
  • Support design and construction by publishing design phase plan sets, packaging design analyses, specifications, and drawings in pdf format.
  • Support Corps of Engineers and District CAD users by creating and modifying Civil 3D Styles, Imperial and metric templates, and troubleshooting CAD software configuration and settings issues.
  • Prepare scopes of work and government estimates, provide technical support in contract negotiations, and serve as Contracting Officer?s Representative (COR) during execution of GIS-related task orders to Architect-Engineer contracts.

To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application from the Online Job Announcement link above. For more information, contact the Army Application Helpdesk at USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL.