$250.00 to $1,500.00 /month
Geospatial engineers are responsible for using geographic data that supports military/civilian operations for Disaster Relief and Homeland Security. They collect, analyze and distribute geospatial information to represent the terrain and its possible effects.
Extract geographic data from satellite imagery, aerial photography and field reconnaissance
Create geographic data and compile them into maps
Help commanders visualize the battlefield
Create and maintain multiple geospatial databases
Prepare military-style briefs covering all aspects of the terrain
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for a geospatial engineer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions, including on-the-job instruction for geographic information systems.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
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 in a technical career field
Required ASVAB Score(s)Skilled Technical (ST): 100, General Technical (GT): 100
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as an engineer with the government or in the private sector.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at ****AT&T, Inc.
Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
Sears Holdings Corporation
Time Customer Service, Inc.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $250.00 to $1,500.00 /month