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Organization: HALIS
Title: Airborne Sensor Operator
Location: McDonough, GA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-09-14

Position Description:

Job Summary:

HALIS has a career opening for an Airborne Sensor Operator supporting our acquisition operating unit. HALIS is a leading full service geospatial firm specializing in Aerial Surveying, Mapping, and GIS. The Airborne Sensor Operator will work under the Acquisition Manager and will be responsible for operating various airborne sensors collecting LiDAR and Imagery data on both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Installing various aerial sensors on both helicopter and fixed-wing
• Operating various aerial sensors in flight
• Download and quality check data collected from aerial sensor
• Operating GNSS Base Stations
• Operating Weather Stations
• Troubleshoot hardware/software
• Other duties as assigned


• High School diploma
• >3 years experience working as an Airborne Sensor Operator or similar
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Ability to travel 100% of the time
• Ability to work out of town for extended periods of time as needed including weekends, holidays, etc.
• Must live or be willing to relocate to a reasonable commuting distance to our main office in McDonough, GA
• Must be able to think spatially
• Must be comfortable working with computers and cutting edge technology
• Must be responsible
• Clean driving record and background

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Remote Sensing, Environmental Science, Computer Science or closely related field
• Experience or certification in UAV’s
• Experience post-processing GNSS data
• Experience flight planning
• Land Survey background
• Local candidates preferred

Working conditions and Physical Demands:

• Ability to sit in confined spaces on aircraft for long periods of time
• Ability to sit at a desk and operate a computer for long periods of time
• Ability to lift equipment up to 100 lbs.
• Exposure to both outdoor and Indoor conditions
• Must be able to hear, see, and talk with or without reasonable accommodation

Starting Salary Range: DOQ
- Employee healthcare plan
- Employer match Healthcare Saving Plan (HSA)
- Relocation assistance available
- Casual dress work environment

To apply:
E-mail resume to: creagan@halisgeo.com
Subject line should be “Sensor Operator App”
No Phone Calls Please