Geomatics Technicians collect geospatial data using imagery and Global Positioning System devices and survey equipment. They capture, analyze, process, present, disseminate and manage this data to support the operations of the Navy, the Army and the Air Force.
Geomatics Technicians are members of the Military Engineering Branch of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Their primary responsibilities are to :
Collect geospatial data satellite, aerial and photo imagery, Global Positioning System devices and survey equipment Manage and fuse digital geospatial data and products from a wide range of sources Produce digital and hard-
copy maps, charts, three-dimensional visualizations and other geospatial products to help military leaders understand and move in the battle space Generate and reproduce digital geospatial products Distribute geospatial products from the CAF Map Depot to units in garrison and on operations Provide expert geomatics advice and liaison to CAF personnel at all levels of command Geomatics Technicians are members of the Army, but they may be called upon to support all CAF exercises and operations, including those lead by the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Most work at a base or station is done in an office environment in a major headquarters within Canada, using high-tech computer workstations and software designed for geomatics.
Geomatics Technicians are also employed aboard ships, on survey duties, and in Army units that train in the field and deploy on operations.
Over the course of their career they may be offered international postings, including exchanges with the United States Army.
Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs.
This job also exists on a part-time basis with the Reserve Force, usually evenings and weekends. For more details about the job :
bit.ly / FAC00238E You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions :
OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED) To have completed at least Math 526 (TS5 or SN5) with a grade of 75% or more. Salary :
35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*
The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017.
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bit.ly / payratesE No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.
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