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Consultant - GIS & Project Mgmt Scope

Integrated Global Staffing
Richland, Washington, United States
November 06, 2018


Integrated Global Staffing (IGS) is searching for a GIS Specialist to support the Hanford Natural Resources Council for our client.

Work will be performed at IGS office in Kennewick, WA with attendance to MSA and DOE requested meetings as needed.

Description of Scope

GIS SPECIALIST – Estimated 925 hours

• Reviewing existing GIS resources for completeness and quality for use in the injury assessment process

• Providing support for mapping and visualization of existing environmental data, including

• Topography/bathymetry/LIDAR

• Vegetation/habitat features

• Analytical data/contaminant concentrations

• Hanford Site operational/jurisdictional boundaries

• Surficial disturbances, etc.

• Providing support for data interpretation, including visualization of data groupings to refine injury assessment study questions

• Providing support to meaningfully interpret static imagery, maps, and aerial photography or extrapolate to renderable GIS layers

• Performing spatial queries to identify data points, resources of interest, geographical

boundaries, areas or distances required for NRDA inquiry process

• Providing visualization support and location coordinate identification for sampling planning alternatives (example, the HNRTC Non-Process Area DQO)

• Aiding in the data management system workflow to include reference tracking, document management, and GIS support as needed for Project Portal data management system

• Mapping may include the results of GIS overlay and extraction analyses, buffering, and other geoprocessing applications, as well as georeferencing and digitization of historical or modern aerial imagery, project engineering drawings, etc. GIS-related project input may also include the interpretation of historic and modern aerial

imagery and maps in relation to identified activities

• Amass and organize geospatial data for use in supporting project documents. Data sources include ArcGIS servers, geospatial data clearinghouses, government agencies, and clients

• Providing support in implementation of HNRTC Data Management Plan

• Providing support in data stewardship activities

• Assist in public clearance process of GIS data including creation of metadata for data


• Subcontractor will have the ability to work independently, anticipate project needs, and deliver high-quality products efficiently and in a timely fashion.


Technical support for the Hanford Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) effort to provide internal DOE NRDA technical support/coordination for the HNRTC. This position supports work on the NRDA process and interface with the HNRTC. The HNRTC holds monthly meetings, routine teleconference calls, special workshops and an annual strategic planning meeting in late summer or early fall. The planning meeting is typically located outside of Richland, WA such as in Olympia or Clarkston. Occasionally other HNRTC or special meetings may be held outside of Richland. The contractor shall provide the NRDA in the following areas:

• Become and stay informed on HNRTC meeting topics and current issues.

• Establish cooperative working relationships with HNRTC members.

• Assist in responding to HNRTC information requests. Interface with technical staff across multiple organizations to obtain, consolidate, and – as required – summarize information for HNRTC use.

• Attend HNRTC meetings and provide support as requested. Support will include capturing commitments and action items and may include preparing meeting summaries.

• Assist in the development of project management tools and techniques for baselining and managing the Hanford injury assessment process such as a work breakdown structure, schedules, and effort estimates.

• Assist in budget development and tracking. Support annual planning and preparation of document as requested.

• Support the HNRTC’s NRDA and Restoration process at Hanford and oversee the data management process.

• Interface, as appropriate, with the five Technical Working Groups (TWG) and the HNRTC.

This position will also be required to coordinate and integrate with the administrative and facilitation staff of the HNRTC.

• Facilitate the data management process and the data management system for the HNRTC

• Assist and facilitate implementation of the Data Management Plan for the Hanford Natural Resource Injury Assessment Process.

• Acts as a liaison between the Data Management Team, the HNRTC, TWGs, and principle investigators.

• Assists in the development of a Data Acquisition Plans (DAP) for historical data acquisition or a work plan and Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for new data acquisition.

• Present documents to the HNRTC for approval and relaying status back to the TWGs.

• Responsible for tracking data management activities for the HNRTC.

• Assists in tracking and documenting the progress of studies.

• Assists in the documentation of study conclusions and closeout summaries;

• Facilitates, develops, edits and finalizes technical reports for DOE review and approval, writes memos and white papers for the HNRTC

• Reviews work plan/QAPP and proposals for work plans.

• Assists in the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) prior to collection and/or analysis of environmental data;

• Assists in the development of DAPs, QAPPs, and work plans;

• Ensures the process for completing the DAP and related forms for historical data acquisition meet the requirements for subject matter quality;

• Assists on developing the quality assurance protocols for QAPPs;

• Provides QA for new data acquisition through work plan and QAPP development;

Full Description of scope available upon request

Required Qualifications

GIS Specialist -bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, Engineering, or GIS/GPS analysis or closely related field plus at least 5 years of directly related and demonstrated experience using ArcGIS. Education and experience can be acquired through a degree in a technical discipline from an accredited university or college, or specialized courses in relevant disciplines to meet job requirements, and practical work experience to the extent necessary to meet job requirements.

Program Manager/QA Coordinator -bachelor’s degree Environmental Sciences or Engineering or closely related field plus at least 10 years of directly related and demonstrated experience in environmental data management, Data Quality Objectives, Data Quality, Data verification, Risk Assessment, Natural Resources Damage Assessment, and retrieval and

use of Hanford Specific data. Candidate must have extensive knowledge of the Hanford site historical and current operations and their potential impact on resources.

Are you interested in this opportunity? Please submit a resume and/or questions to Julie Lingle at Julie.lingle(at) :>

Employment Screening

Pre-employment background screening, education verification, reference checks, and drug screen. Ability to pass HGET (Hanford Site Safety Training) and receive badging for Hanford site employment.

IGS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.