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Field System Operator (100% Travel)

Mandli Communications

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Location: Fitchburg, WI (100% travel)
Type: Full Time
Posted: 05/08/2019
Deadline to Apply: 05/19/2019

Job Summary:

Field System Operators are responsible for driving and operating company vehicles and data collection systems to collect good and accurate data of roadways and their features in a timely manner in accordance with company guidelines by performing the following duties. Field System Operators are accountable for performing tasks in a timely manner and maintaining quality standards when assisting various Production departments while at our headquarters.


Activities Supporting Data Collection

  • Operate mobile data collection vehicle in a responsible manner consistent with training and local laws and regulations
  • Operate data collection systems within the vehicle to ensure good and accurate data collection of roadways and their features
  • Navigate through unfamiliar areas, sometimes under adverse traffic conditions, all while maintaining strict safety standards and maintaining proper data collection methods
  • Assist in route planning through the use of maps and other navigational tools

Activities Supporting Vehicle / System Maintenance

  • Provide basic maintenance and upkeep of the vehicle in a manner consistent with company policy throughout the duration of deployment
  • Immediately report all accidents/damage/malfunctions to management

Activities Supporting Communication / Reporting

  • Work with support representative to efficiently troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise in the field
  • Maintain and organize a daily, legible logbook of data collected and submit to Data Collection Technician as required
  • Accurately record all relevant project metrics and expenditures while deployed in the field
  • Maintain regular contact with supervisor or project team to keep them informed of project status, issues, or significant field events

Activities Supporting Company Success

  • Meet established timelines and customer expectations
  • Maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times to enhance the company’s image
  • Work with supervisor and project team to develop best practices that will lead to better achieving or exceeding project goals


Specialized Knowledge/Skills and Other Requirements

  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required. Preferred fields of study include geography, GIS, geosciences or STEM.

Certificates and Licenses

  • Valid Driver’s License required for travel to job sites, client and vendor locations within the United States.

Other Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test
  • Clean driving record

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