Wisconsin Geospatial Jobs

Field System Operator

Mandli Communications

Location: Fitchburg, WI
Type: Full Time
Posted: 01/14/2022
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: Field System Operator

Roadview Inc (subsidiary of Mandli Communications) is hiring entry level full-time Field System Operators. This is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience with some of the most advanced GPS, Remote Sensing and GIS equipment in the market while:

  • Being responsible for driving company vehicles and operating cutting-edge mobile mapping collection equipment to gather quality and accurate data of roadways and their features
  • Navigating through unfamiliar areas, sometimes under adverse traffic conditions, while maintaining strict safety standards and maintaining proper data collection methods
  • Working with support representatives to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise in the field
  • 100% travel within the United States with deployments averaging 8-12 weeks in duration

Benefits of the Position:

  • Travel the US with potential to see all 50 states
  • Position starting pay at $14/hour plus time and a half overtime pay for hours worked over 40/week
  • Competitive daily per diem to cover food and drink expenses
  • Weekly hotel budget provided
  • Company provides housing between deployments
  • No relocation required
  • Benefits package for full-time employees
  • Health and dental insurances (100% premium paid)
  • FSA account options
  • 401k matching
  • Short & long term disability and life insurance options
  • Paid vacation and personal time

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Education/Experience

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

TRAVEL

This position requires 75%-100% travel within the United States of America, via air or road travel in a car, van or truck.