GIS Specialist
Naples, Italy
Requisition #201501889

Primary Function: The GIS Analyst will perform utility system technical GIS expertise in support of Public Works and Asset Management programs and initiatives.  Will serve as utilities GIS technical expert in the NAVFAC EURAFSWA GeoReadiness Center regarding GIS related technology.  Will act as a major participant in developing and implementing spatial data standards.  Will provide training and advanced level output for GIS application. 


Location: Naples, Italy. Working onsite at client location.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure geospatial products are in compliance with applicable specification.

  • Construct spatial databases and apply attribution as needed.

  • Edit spatial and tabular data.

  • Create functional GIS models using both raster and vector data.

  • Establish complex relational database joins and queries using ArcGIS and other commercially available software.

  • Identify new processes and procedures within a project.

  • Produce professional quality maps and tabular outputs for presentations.

  • Will require GPS field work during collection of utilities data

  • Adhere to quality control procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Engineering or other similar degree that prepares the candidate for managing utilities GIS in an enterprise system.

  • Must have 3 years experience and a GISP certification or equivalent.

  • Desired experience and skills – ArcGIS, experience with the Navy data model and Spatial Data Standards for Facility, Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE), experience with GPS field data collection, experience with utility systems, exposure or knowledge of iNFADS and MAXIMO, knowledge of AutoCAD. 

  • Good written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to perform assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to meet project deadlines.

  • Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Travel and Allowances:

  • There is likely to be travel in the region including but not limited to: Naval sites in Bahrain, Spain, Greece, Romania and Poland.

  • Housing allowance will be included.


Physical Demands:

  • Duties are performed in an office environment. 

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time. 

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. 

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients.  Must be able to exchange accurate information.

  • Must be able to identify and distinguish colors, distances and spatial relationships.



  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • This job description is subject to change at any time.

Optimal Geo Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Optimal Geo Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Optimal Geo Inc., expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.