Task Statement for Military Occupational Structure Identification - 00238 Geomatics Technician

A-MD-154-000/FP-000 - Appendix 1, Annex D

MOSID  00238 - Geomatics Technician (GEO TECH)

General Duties:

GEO TECH's mission to produce global geospatial information and services include both field and base plant garrison activities. They conduct surveys and terrain analysis studies year round for the production of maps charts and Geographic Information System (GIS) data bases. They handle survey instruments, operate automated cartographic and GIS workstations in base plant or in operational field units. Tasks involve living for extended periods with deployed field forces or isolated areas and, include the need to lift and carry moderately heavy loads over rough and mountainous terrain.

MOSID Related Duties

Circle the X for each task that Mbr is UNABLE or UNFIT to perform.

1. Lift and carry up to 30 kg daily.       X X X
2. Load and unload equipment weighing up to 35 kg continually for six hours. X X X X
3. Observe through telescopic instruments up to 16 hours per day.     X X X X
4. Require good manual dexterity.     X X X X
5. Carry and operate chain saws, rock drills, portable generators etc.   X X X X X
6. Move and load full fuel barrels into aircraft.   X X X X X
7. Operate manual pump to refuel aircraft.   X X X X X
8. Load material weighing 20 kg into awkward positions while bending and twisting. X X X X X X
9. Perform complex mathematical analyses of precise survey data for up to 12 hours per day. X X X X    
10. Climb on vehicles up to 3 m high or jump off 1.75 m.   X X X X X
11. Dig a personal trench. X X X X X X
12. Drive light or medium vehicles cross-country in low/no light conditions. X X X X X X
13. Work 8 hour shifts with periods of up to 24 hours in tactical or emergency conditions. X X X X X X
14. Remain highly alert for up to 24 hours per day. X X X X X X
15. Work extended periods standing in confined spaces.     X X X X
16. Endure prolonged exposure to high noise levels.     X X X X
17. Work with printing inks, sensitizing chemicals and toxic acidic chemical solutions.     X X X X
18. Work in darkrooms in red/blue light, total darkness or high intensity UV light for up to 8 hours per day.     X X X X
19. Stare, with intense concentration, at a video display terminal for up to 12 hours per day. X X X X X X
20. Operate a mechanical lifting device.     X X X X


Ch 2009

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