DynCorp International LLC. GIS / AutoCAD Planner in KANDAHAR, Afghanistan

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

  • 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, Civil 3D and ArcGIS 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
  • 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
  • Certified as a Level III CADD Operator
  • 3-5 years’ experience in CADD, ESRI, and geospatial and/or geographical information system operations or analysis to supervise and execute the services required

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.


Job Posting: Nov 10, 2016, 11:02:00 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: FNE1603952