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Remote Sensing Field Technician

Company: NV5
Location: Sheboygan Falls
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.
As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.
The Remote Sensing Technician acquires airborne data using topo and bathymetric lidar; as well as thermal, hyperspectral, and multispectral imagery sensor systems throughout North America. Remote Sensing Technician's work closely in a collaborative team environment with a captain in small aircraft/helicopters while flying acquisition missions. Remote sensing technicians configure and monitor sensor systems, track acquisition mission progress, download/process/ship geospatial datasets to production offices. Remote Sensing Technician's also support ground survey data collection and mobile lidar mapping systems.Responsibilities:Responsibilities

  • Acquire airborne data using LiDAR and imagery sensor systems.
  • Work closely with pilot in small aircraft/helicopters while acquiring geospatial data
  • Collect, download, and ship gathered geospatial data daily after acquisition
  • Complete extensive field documentation
  • Extensive travel by automobile and aircraft
  • Work rotations targeting 16 days on, followed by 12 days off
  • Ensure safe and secure use of company equipment and instrumentation
  • Troubleshoot and install sensor systems with support
  • Comply with all policies and procedures developed for safety and operations in dynamic environmentKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Interest in GIS and remote sensing
    • Understanding of geospatial and aerial survey concepts
    • Understanding of GPS survey methods
    • Effective technical writing and communication
    • Proficient and experienced in utilization of cloud based technology
    • Capable of independent decision making and problem-solving
    • Comfortable flying in small aircraft for extensive periods of time across North AmericaQualifications:Minimum Qualifications
      • A valid driver's license
      • 6 months field experience
      • Ability to lift 50+ poundsPreferred Qualifications
        • 4-year degree from a physical/ biological/environmental science, engineering program or related
        • Aviation Background
        • Current CPR and basic First AidThis position reports to the acquisition management team based out of Sheboygan, WI. This position will function as a remote position but are responsible for transportation to a medium or large hub primary commercial airport at which point company provides onward travel to and from work locations throughout North America. This position is included in the company's hearing conservation program.
          NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.
          NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: NV5, Milwaukee , Remote Sensing Field Technician, Engineering , Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

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