The mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Omaha District involves civil, military and environmental projects. Government personnel and contractors involved in the USACE GIS mission are to support and coordinate all automated data activities involving GIS, remote sensing, document management, and analyze spatial data for the USACE user community in developing, testing, implementing, maintaining, and managing different automated data processing applications. The USACE needed additional support and expertise to carry out its mission for the support center in a cost-effective and intelligent manner.
ADC’s staff is responsible for maintaining the district’s Enterprise GIS through on-site and off-site support, providing expertise in the application of GIS, including but not limited to assisting USACE personnel in deploying and utilizing GIS technology, script writing, analysis and development of applications documentation, creation of maps, reports, tables and summary abstracts.
Duties also include custom programming in both GIS and non-GIS languages, maintaining and expanding GIS systems and interfaces, researching new GIS technology and providing informed, cost-effective recommendations for future migration paths.
With USACE one of ADC’s initial clients, ADC continues to support their GIS Service Center in many different capacities, through consultation that includes reviewing requirements and then assisting in the development of GIS tools applications that will meet their needs.