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Senior Technician

Company: NV5
Location: Portland
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.NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.Responsibilities:DescriptionA Senior Technician supports Analysts to complete processing tasks with moderate oversight. This position will work both individually and as part of a team to support data production in an ArcMap and CADD environment; producing intermediate data deliverables based on client requests. A senior technician will coordinate with the Team Leader and senior technical leads towards the completion of project requirements. This includes providing technical support, quality control and training for technicians and contractors. It is expected that Senior Technicians will be able to contribute to multiple manual processing tasks independently with high attention to detail and efficiency.
Responsibilities

  • Support extraction, processing and classification of remote sensing data.
  • Provide general production and quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) efforts across multiple disciplines within QSI.
  • Scope of work primarily is providing solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.
  • Supports the efforts of Analysts and Team Leaders in QA/QC.
  • Visually identifies blemishes or anomalies in data and takes appropriate action.
  • Manipulates and classifies data with great attention to detail and efficiency.
  • Maintains processing and production sheets and assures they are updated and accurate.
  • Assists in training of workflow and methods.
  • Identifies process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Assists with data reporting and data archiving.
  • Assists in training new hires using best practices.
  • Role model for best practices within processing realm.
  • Exemplifies operational excellence.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Good communication skills & professionalism
    • Aptitude for learning multiple geospatial software programs and technical disciplines
    • Can maintain productivity while performing repetitive tasks
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Shows flexibility when being tasked
    • Ability to learn from mistakes and take constructive criticism
    • Ability to work well within a team environment
    • Shows an interest in remote sensing and geodetics
    • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress
    • Strong writing skills
      Minimum Qualifications
      • Developing experience working in ESRI, CADD, photogrammetric software suite or vector-based software.
      • Understanding of coordinate systems and datums.
      • Comfortable working in a 3-D environment.
      • Developing Photo-Interpretation Skills.
      • Experience with classifying a LiDAR point cloud.
      • Experience digitizing 2D and 3D features.
      • Preference for photogrammetric processing skills. Education and Experience
      • 1 Year experienceQualifications: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, Portland , Senior Technician, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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