Initial Posting Date:
Department of Transportation
$5,061 - $7,845
Senior Survey Analyst - Remote Sensing
Civil Engineering Specialist 2 – Senior Survey Analyst – Remote Sensing
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Engineering & Technical Services Branch
Engineering Automation Section / Geometronics Unit
Our Engineering Automation Section is recruiting for a senior survey analyst to join our remote sensing team! In this role, you will coordinate and support field and office operations in the collection and processing of various survey data including mobile, static and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) aerial LiDAR data; single-beam hydrographic data; UAS aerial imagery; and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). You will play a key role in researching, analyzing and developing remote sensing products and supporting our surveyors statewide in project delivery. Apply today!
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Five years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience. One year of this experience must have been independently planning and completing assignments;
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, surveying or transportation-related engineering and two years of civil or transportation-related engineering or surveying experience;
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these attributes, let us know in your application materials! It's how we will choose whom to move forward! You do not need to have all these qualities to be eligible for this position. We may also use transferable skills, experience, education and alignment with ODOT values to help us decide who will move forward.
At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven't stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We're always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.
This is a temporary position that may last up to 6 months.
PGE's internship program allows its participants to gain professional learning that offers meaningful, practical, work-related experience while providing support for the organization.
Job Function Technical: Provides support in the areas of science, technology, and mathematics.
The GIS and Remote Sensing teams are directly responsible for operational efficiencies, customer reliability, and environmental monitoring and impacts. The department supports all of PGE on a variety of GIS applications and is comprised of GIS technicians, mapping analysts, general GIS analysts, and the remote sensing program.
This is a great opportunity to understand how GIS is applied in the utility industry as well as an opportunity to build connections with expert GIS professionals and gain experience working in a technical team. Due to the variety of projects, this is great insight and training in a broad range of GIS applications.
You will work on a variety of remote sensing/GIS projects including but not limited to: data collection and management, cartography, geospatial analysis, and geospatial web applications
In this role you will...
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
Physical and Cognitive Demands
Cognitive Level Basic: Competencies needed to use common sense to carry out simple or uninvolved instructions and pass initial screening.
$16.00 - $36.00
Actual total compensation is commensurate with experience, skills, and education
PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total rewards package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. To find out more, click here.
Join us today and power your potential!
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To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. Posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below. If no date is listed, job is open until filled.
May 26, 2023
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.
NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.
The Remote Sensing Technician (RST) acquires airborne and Geodetic ground survey data. The RST is a field based position that collects aerial survey data with topo and bathymetric LIDAR as well as thermal, hyperspectral, and multispectral imagery sensor systems throughout North America. Alternatively, the RST will be collecting ground data using GNSS survey tools, water monitoring tools, thermal loggers, spherical camera, and mobile LIDAR mapping systems. In the aerial application the RST’s work closely in a collaborative team environment with a captain in small aircraft/helicopters while flying acquisition missions. When collecting control on the ground, the RST will work in a solo environment in remote locations. Examples of collection areas would be urban roads, deep forest, mountainous, agriculture, and riverine environments. RST's configure and monitor sensor systems, track acquisition progress, download/process/ship geospatial datasets to production offices.
This position reports to the acquisition management team with primary hangar and survey locations in Oregon, Wisconsin, and Virginia. This position will function as a remote position but the employee is 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.
All job offers with NV5 Geospatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.
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.
Sanborn Map Co. is looking to fill an on-site Geospatial contractor position with the Bureau of Land Management as soon as possible. The job is in Denver, so any applicant would need to be able to be based there. This position will work within the BLM's Geospatial Imaging Section, which leads the Bureau in geospatial science, photogrammetry and remote sensing.
There are a lot of great opportunities to get experience with some exciting remote sensing applications (drones, structure-from-motion photogrammetry, small sats, Google Earth Engine, Python programming, just to name a few).
This position requires an FAA Part 107 Small UAS certification and there is a large fieldwork component as well.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – Aerial Mapping Company
POSITION: Aerial Mapping Technician Portland (Sellwood) Oregon location
TYPE: Full Time (F/T) with Benefits
GeoTerra, Inc. is a full-service aerial mapping company with offices in Portland, Eugene, and Boise with
an aircraft hangar facility at Aurora State Airport, 20 minutes south of Portland. As a leader in the Remote Sensing field, the company enjoys a great reputation and history of success in the Northwest. GeoTerra supports a wide variety of private and government entities across the United States with imagery acquisition, photogrammetric mapping, orthophotography, and geospatial services. GeoTerra is recruiting an Aerial Mapping Technician to serve in the Sellwood (Portland) location.
The successful candidate for the Aerial Mapping Technician position will:
Secondary Duties: The ideal candidate would be trained as a Sensor Operator in GeoTerra aircraft and occasionally utilized for Aerial Acquisition tasks. This task requires a moderate amount of physical agility and willingness to work weekends (pre-scheduled.) A Sensor Operator is responsible for the aerial photography and LiDAR sensor systems and assisting the pilot, as needed. No previous experience with aerial sensors is required but the person should be very comfortable with operating a computer system. Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) software is a plus.
If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Debbie Hazell dhazell@GeoTerra.us
If you have questions, please contact Debbie at 541.343.8877
GeoTerra, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. GeoTerra does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.
All job offers and continued employment with GeoTerra are contingent upon passing a background check and subject to random drug screening.
The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) is hiring two full-time, permanent geospatial analysts (one GIS/planning-focused, one RS-focused) to be core technical members of our team (remote optional).
You will work closely with colleagues to apply a range of tools and technologies to create custom spatial products for conservation, restoration, planning, and natural resource management. We are looking for candidates with strong backgrounds in GIS and/or remote sensing, demonstrated skills working with ArcGIS ModelBuilder and Google Earth Engine (GEE), the ability to communicate clearly with expert and non-expert audiences via writing, speaking, visualizations, and maps, and an interest in working closely with a core team to translate cutting-edge science into effective conservation solutions. While the primary focus is on technical geospatial tasks, there may be opportunity for coordinating with clients and stakeholders, grant writing, and project management, in alignment with the candidate's skills and organizational needs. We are looking for applicants with 2-10 years of real-world geospatial work experience, in addition to a post-baccalaureate GIS certificate or M.S.
Salary range of $62k - $75k.
About CBI: The Conservation Biology Institute is a non-profit with a mission to conserve biological diversity and build a more sustainable world. We are a cohesive group of scientists, geospatial analysts, spatial modelers, and software engineers. The geospatial team works closely with CBI staff and external clients to support work locally and around the globe. CBI's projects span terrestrial applications, as well as freshwater and marine systems; growth areas for CBI include spatial planning for renewable energy development and sustainable recreation management.
Job & Application Details: https://consbio.org/general/pages/job-opportunities
Field Operations Technician
Assistant Field Ops Manager/Operations Support
The Field Ops Tech position is an entry level job, good for someone with strong computer and organizational skills who would want to travel around the country doing survey work in small planes. There are 3-4 positions open for this job. It’s fun and dynamic work for someone who has an interest in remote sensing and/or aviation.
The Assistant Field Ops Manager position would assist the hub general manager and field ops manager with data validation/QC, helping to improve our GIS-based tracking efforts and other general office tasks. They would also be trained as a sensor operator and do some field work. This person needs to be a bit more advanced in organizational ability, GIS knowledge and computer skills.
LiDAR Analyst Intern–Bellevue, WA
GIS Surveyors Inc. (GSi) is a growing medium sized, Geospatial firm with offices in Poway and Yorba Linda,
California as well as Bellevue, Washington. We have been providing solutions for our clients for over 5
years and are currently growing in the LiDAR processing field. We are seeking three LiDAR Analyst Interns
to join our LiDAR team in our Bellevue, Washington office for a limited time between June and September
2022. Our office is located at 655 156th Ave. SE Bldg. A., Suite 285, Bellevue, WA 98007.
Our ability to create and grow a firm focused on attracting and cultivating professionals with the expertise
to seamlessly deliver innovative Geospatial solutions to our clients separates GSi from other Geospatial
firms. We foster a culture where every single member is truly part of our team and has influence in the
sound decision making process of the organization. If you’re looking for an exciting work environment
that encourages creativity, innovation, and professional growth, then we may be a good match for you.
This position is responsible for LiDAR Data Processing and QA/QC. We have a variety of clients that seek
our expertise on ensuring quality LiDAR data is delivered in a timely manner and we utilize vendors and
staff from around the world to accomplish this.
We need interns that have flexible schedules and can work with little to no supervision to accomplish the
tasks assigned. Data will need to be processed, QA/QCed, corrected and produced into quality
deliverables for our clients. Prior experience in LiDAR data processing is preferred but not required.
Training will be provided on site. Successful candidates will be able to think spatially in a 3D environment
and learn new concepts and software quickly.
• Serve as a resource for LiDAR data QA/QC and processing on topographic and utility surveys
• Classify LiDAR data using TerraScan to meet customer requirements
• Create and edit PLS-CADD models for use by utility engineers
• Communicate and coordinate with internal staff and outside vendors on LiDAR data production.
• Provide internal daily status reports of activities.
• Other special duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
• Current college student or recent graduate from a Geography, GIS, Remote Sensing, Drafting /
Engineering or similar program.
• Skilled use of Microstation, Terrascan, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, QGIS, Google Earth, and other mapping,
engineering, and drafting software (preferred)
• Demonstrated knowledge of surveying and mapping practices
• Demonstrated proficiency in GIS software
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Software
• Demonstrated proficiency in organizing daily and weekly plans
• Must have the desire to learn new technologies, software, hardware, methodologies and assist
the LIDAR team to operate at maximum efficiency
• Individual must demonstrate energy, drive and passion for the LIDAR division to succeed
• Pay strict attention to details and always be focused on maximizing production while maintaining
• The successful candidate will work well with others, be team oriented, helpful and a good problem
• Ability to read, write and correspond clearly and concisely
• Ability to read, understand and apply technical information from procedure manuals, written and
verbal instruction, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
• Ability to understand 3D surface modeling and 3D visualization concepts
• Ability to identify and clearly communicate problems, issues with data or instructions
• Adhere to deadlines and high volume of work
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time position working fewer than thirty (30) hours per week for a limited duration.
Employment beyond any initially stated period does not in any way imply a change in employment
status. Temporary employees are not eligible for employee benefits, except those mandated by
Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the
employee must be available during the “core” work hours.
If you are interested, please email your resume to Igor Talpalatski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical interns are involved in the day-to-day operations of data production and are embedded within a production team at NV5 Geospatial powered by Quantum Spatial’s Portland, OR office(remote until further notice). Interns will aid in the processing of remote sensing data, and general operational efforts, to support projects and team functionality. This individual will learn to produce accurate and precise data products in a consistent and timely manner, and should have a strong interest in the geospatial field. The internship will run for three months from approximately June through September. For interns, the opportunity is meant to introduce them to geospatial production workflows, remote sensing technologies and tools, and provide on-the-job experience and professional skill building.
The intern will be currently enrolled in, or a recent grad from, a degree or certificate program in a related field. The intern will be treated as a regular employee, be assigned a team member as a mentor, and will work with their mentor to fulfil an individualized professional development plan.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
How to Apply
Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.
No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
It is the policy of NV5 Geospatial powered by Quantum Spatial to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.