The Sustainable Range Program (SRP) / Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Coordinator will work directly under Range Operations Manager. The SRP/GIS Coordinator supports the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program and is responsible for managing and coordinating the SRP/GIS program at the Range Operations Control Center, Camp Buehring Kuwait.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Primary duties include development and validation of GIS live fire products in order to assist units with plans and preparations for the execution of USARCENT directed live fire ranges and Situational Training Exercise (STX) live fire events.
The coordinator shall work directly with unit representatives and master gunners to schedule and assist the unit Plans and Operations specialists in exercise planning as required.
Secondary duties include GIS product transfer and validation of Range Firing Desk operator RFMSS EGFD administration.
Coordinate and manage all aspects of the ITAM GIS program
Develop GIS program goals and objectives and identifies the activities and resources necessary to meet those objectives.
Manage Range Operations ArcGIS Enterprise Licenses, including verifying all Range Managers Tool Kit (RMTK) extensions are updated to the most current release.
Prepare/Provide geospatial data, perform geospatial analysis, and provide map products to support range operations planning, including the creation of SDZs, WDZs, and LSDZs for all live fire activates.
Maintain and configure geospatial data to support automated range scheduling. Perform geospatial data development, formatting, upload, and maintenance of geospatial data and maps necessary to support the Range Facilities Maintenance Support System (RFMSS) Enhanced Graphics Firing Desk (EGFD).
Support Range safety with Safety considerations Maps, Airspace Maps; Range Project Maps; and the Operational Overlays.
Develop, maintain, and update Military Installation Maps (MIMs) for each supported installation/site, with the required geospatial data layers in accordance with MIM Production Guidance Documentation (MPGD) to support mission requirements.
Provide standard and customized maps to support unit training. Such as mission planning maps, training plans, live-fire shot sheets with (SDZs), maneuver area/corridor maps, and maps of individual training facilities/areas including, but not limited to, maneuver training areas, landing zones, MEDEVAC, infantry movement corridors, aerial operations, special-use imagery maps, transportation, land navigation, and special use training sites.
Respond to changing training schedules and/or training location changes stemming from weather, safety, or other factors. Geospatial products required for training events may be required in as little as one hour turn around.
Assist with Range Modernization project siting analysis, provide initial Range Modernization project maps and provide updates to maps resulting from ARCENT/G37 project reviews and approvals.
Support Training requirements through meeting in person with unit POCs for specific map requirements SDZ/WDZ Development.
Develop and validate DAMO-TRS (SRP) proponent geospatial data layers for compliance with the respective QAP
Complete QA/QC of each geospatial data layer and associated metadata.
Assist the training unit with the development of gunnery scenarios and live fire training exercises to ensure all range safety requirements are compliant IAW ASG-KU Range Operations Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Other related duties as required.
Indoor and/or outdoor environment with very adverse and harsh conditions
Work schedule: 48 hours per week (minimum).
May be required to work an uncommon schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to work extended hours and evenings, as mission requires.
Must be physically capable of lifting 75 pounds a vertical distance of four feet and carrying this weight a horizontal distance of 25 feet.