Geospatial Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job ID: *******

Job Views: 15

Location: SYRACUSE, New York, United States

ZIP Code: 13211

Job Category: Engineer

Posted: 10.01.2019

Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35


You can play an important part in disaster relief missions as a Geospatial
Engineer for the Army National Guard. In this role, you will extract and supply
geographic data that supports military operations of all kinds and help
commanders visualize the battlefield during combat.

As a Geospatial Engineer, your primary responsibility will be to collect and
process military geographic information from decentralized sources (remote
sensed imagery, digital data, intelligence data, existing topographic products,
and other collateral data sources), present this information to leaders, and
return decisions to the field.


Supervise topographic surveying, cartography, and photolithography activities
Assist in topographic planning and control activities
Assist in determining requirements and providing technical supervision of
geographic intelligence programs


Create geographic data and compile them into maps
Create and maintain multiple geospatial databases
Prepare military-style briefs covering all aspects of the terrain

Some_Of_The_Skills_You ll_Learn

Basic knowledge of Geographic Information Systems
Imagery interpretation and exploitation


Interest in geography, maps, and charts
Ability to demonstrate basic computer skills and work with drafting equipment
Conceptualize ideas into computer-generated 2-D/3-D geospatial products
Preference for a technical career field

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a
civilian career with construction, engineering, and architectural firms, as
well as with government agencies as a surveyor, mapmaker, cartographer,
cartographic technician, or photogrammetrist.

Earn While You Learn
Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army
National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a
regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for a Geospatial Engineer requires 10 weeks of Basic Training,
where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual
Training (AIT) and on-the-job instruction, including practical application of
geographic information systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and
part in the field.


* Paid training
* A monthly paycheck
* Montgomery GI Bill
* Federal and State tuition assistance
* Retirement benefits for part-time service
* Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
* 401(k)-type savings plan
* Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
* Health care benefits available
* VA home loans
* Bonuses, if applicable
* Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per
drill weekend, subject to change

* Military enlistment in the Army National Guard
* Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma
or a GED certificate
* Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
* Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
* Must meet citizenship requirements (see ***************** for details)

Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask
your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual
MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for
the most up-to-date information.

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