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GIS AutoCAD Planner in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
The GIS/AutoCAD Planner acts as liaison between design, review, construction, and using agencies. Responsible for maintaining and updating all geospatial information.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Develop engineering designs, perform drafting duties, and interpret rough engineering sketches to produce working drawings using manual and CAD techniques. Produce architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical drawings.
  • Update GIS Base Maps, maintain record drawings and as-builts, and plot and reproduce drawings
  • Perform surveying duties, conduct reconnaissance, site location, construction, and mapping surveys while operating manual and electronic surveying equipment. Collect, convert, and present field survey data for engineering projects.
  • Link computerized maps to databases displaying detailed information via the web. Create geographic coverages.
  • Develop accurate geospatial reports, apply cartography techniques to use raw geographical information for mapping and geospatial purposes.
  • Develop database structures, create and populate feature codes, link graphical data to relational databases,  and develop query routines for end-user applications
  • Perform simple load calculations for horizontal and vertical construction. Act as liaison between design, review, construction, and using agencies.
  • Prepare engineering sketches and CAD drawings, specifications, and cost estimates. Develop, operate, and maintain GIS modules.
  • Utilize surveying technology to include Global Positioning System (GPS). Evaluate potential construction sites.
  • Support contingency operations. Develop bed-down plans to house personnel, aircraft, equipment, and associated support functions during contingency operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Ability to use AutoCAD software, with have extensive experience with AutoCAD
  • Ability to follow spoken instructions
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees, managers and customers.
  • Knowledge of various computer programs required (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Exercise good judgment, ability to multi task and work under time constraints.
  • Ability to work independently with good decision making skills.
  • Working knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS version 10.1 preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with engineering drawings and Tri-service GIS standards to ensure standardization across maps and as-built drawings

Experience & Education
  • Associate’s degree in Drafting and Design or Geospatial Information Systems Technical Engineering preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in CADD and geospatial and/or geographical information system operations or analysis to supervise and execute the services required
  • Minimum of seven (7) years technical engineering/surveying and mapping experience.
  • Registered Land Surveyor License from any US State Survey Board of Licensure preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.


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