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Geospatial Technician

Ayres Associates

Location: Madison, WI
Type: Limited Term
Posted: 02/13/2020
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Geospatial Technician

Description: This is a full-time, limited term employment position which is expected to last to the end of the year (December 31, 2020).

Finding the right fit:

The Geospatial division of Ayres Associates is seeking candidates to support a diverse range of technical needs of the Aerial Mapping group in Madison, Wisconsin. Ayres is recognized as an industry leader in Aerial Mapping and Land Survey services and provides consulting to a wide range of professions and geospatial data users. The Aerial Mapping group is looking for an individual with unique skillsets and experience related to photogrammetry, aerial imagery, aerial and ground-based Lidar, unmanned aerial systems, and/or GIS. The technician must have a strong working knowledge of GIS or CAD software platforms. Familiarity with map editing, quality control data formatting, metadata, and coordinate systems would be considered a plus.

On any given day, you’ll:

Work as part of a team in the Madison office and will be interacting with a wide range of expertise and technical backgrounds.
Apply standard techniques and procedures associated with the group’s services described above.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Geography, GIS, Land Survey or another related field.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in the geospatial field.
Knowledgeable with ESRI, ImageStation, Inpho, GeoCue, ERDAS, MicroStation, Civil3D or similar software.
Reliable means of transportation to travel to the office.
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Other Desired Skills and Experiences:

Ability to communicate and interact effectively and successfully with supervisors, technicians, and other staff.
Digital orthoimagery and/or Lidar editing and processing experience.
Technical report writing and metadata.
Quality assurance/quality control.