TOR GPS Surveyor

  Chemonics RAMP UP South
  Afghanistan Unspecified 1629
Date Posted:Feb 8, 2011
Reference:8/2/2011 B
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:M & E
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Chemonics RAMP UP South:

The purpose of RAMP UP is to create effective, responsive, democratic, transparent, accountable, and gender sensitive municipal governance in targeted municipalities throughout the country. RAMP UP will: (1) increase the capacity of GIRoA municipal officials, (2) improve the delivery of municipal services to citizens in target municipalities, and (3) increase municipal capacity to enable, support, and sustain economic growth. As a result of RAMP UP, Afghan citizens will receive better services, understand the responsibilities of municipal leaders, play an active role in the municipal decision-making process, and see local governance structures as legitimate.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of and reporting to the GIS Specialist, the GPS Surveyor will work closely with RAMP UP South GIS Specialist, Kandahar Municipality Mayor Office and will be a member of the GPS Surveying team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Collect data using survey equipment (GPS).
• Calculate and process the collected survey data.
• • Prepare topographical maps, on the basis of survey data.
• Provide support to the GIS Team and conduct technical surveys for the aerial photography.
• Preparation of maps: project plans, longitudinal profiles, cross-sections, etc.
• Plan works in advance to facilitate timely implementation.
• Perform other duties on request as assigned by the GIS Manager.

Job Requirement:

• • Must have an excellent experience of GPS, and other Field Survey equipments.
• Bachelor degree in a related field (Civil Engineer, or Survey Institute) is highly desirable.
• At least 5 years of work experience in project surveys and project planning is required.
• Must be able to download the GPS data, plot it in ArcMap.
• Be a team player and capable of working with others in a participatory method.
• Self motivated and having strong initiative skills.
• Must be fluent in English and both national languages.
• Must be able to use the survey equipments like Total Station, GPS , Level and other survey equipment.
• Must have a good computer software experience
• Perform any other tasks as directed by the RAMP UP South GIS Specialist or Component 3 Team Leader.

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