terça-feira, dezembro 04, 2007

Especialista GIS para sector eléctrico, Angola

Geographic Information Systems Consultant
Organization: The Academy for Educational Development
Country/Region: Angola
Apply By: 14 Dec 2007
Contact Information :
Please reference the "Recruiting Center at" when you apply by email.

is seeking a Geographic Information Systems consultant for the electricity support program in Angola (AESP). AESP works with multiple stakeholders to increase access to electricity and involvement in the electricity planning process. The GIS consultant will work with the AESP team to further develop and improve GIS activities and data collection already underway.
Responsibilities: The GIS consultant will be responsible for building an electric network full geo-database that will have the possibility of expansion to other municipal database (water, sewer, etc).
This will include: researching existing utility geo-database templates and adapting to the needs of AESP; establishing geo-database rules; conducting appropriate network analyses using ArcGIS 9.2-Network Analyst and other tools; define technical needs to join all EDEL office databases into a multi-user Server or Enterprise ArcGIS; and design final database for EDEL linking commercial, technical, customer complaints and repairs databases into one real-time database.
Build a municipal cadastral geo-database to include resident registries; link the project’s existing household survey database with cadastral GIS databases.
Conduct geo-referencing of satellite imagery, tying to locally used coordinate systems. Train AESP local staff in all of the above. Other tasks as appropriate.
Qualifications: Five years experience in GIS-related fields; experience in database development and design. Experience working in developing countries and ability to work effectively with developing country counterparts and host country institutions.
Period of performance: Jan-March 2008 (2-3 person months)
Place of performance: USA and Luanda The research and design work will be done in the US and implementation in Luanda.
Language: Portuguese preferred but not required
Please send resume by December 14th to Each resume will be reviewed carefully. We thank all respondents; however due to the volume of resumes received; only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V