H2M Group Cartographer - Apprenticeship in Silver Spring, Maryland
H2M Group is seeking Cartographers to join our team!
SFH seeks to increase In-House DNC/ENC production and contract DNC/ENC production capacity which will allow SFH to respond more rapidly to customer requests and to enhance the quality and accuracy of SFH’s DNC/ENC portfolio. The scope of work for DNC/ENC production includes, but is not limited to, support to the following functions:
Source evaluation of rasterized nautical charts, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, Notices to Mariners (NtM), orthorectified imagery, chart catalogs and a variety of Open Source or government furnished data sets, to produce project packages for In-House or contract production.
Compiling or updating maritime features and attributes for the SFH DNC/ENC portfolio on ArcGIS based Data Capture and Finishing Environment (DCAFE) workstations or ESRI based Foundation GEOINT Modernization (FG MOD) production environment workstations.
Extracting features from a variety of sources including but not necessarily limited to rasterized nautical charts, ENC, digital hydrographic survey data, NtM, orthorectified imagery, and chart catalogs.
Writing Python Scripts in ArcGIS to improve efficiency of the production process.
Less than 3 years experience
Experience in geography, cartography, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which includes skill in ArcGIS applications.
Experience in creating shapefiles, geodatabases, and features.
Knowledge of digital cartography, image processing, geographical information systems (GIS), geospatial production techniques and NGA digital data formats.
Ability to utilize geographic names information from the GNDB.
Requisition ID: 652