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Organization: HALIS
Title: Remote Sensing Technician
Location: McDonough, GA
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-01-25

Position Description:

Job Summary:

HALIS has a career opening for a Remote Sensing Technician position at our McDonough, GA office. HALIS is a leading full service geospatial firm specializing in Aerial Surveying, Remote Sensing, Mapping, and GIS. Under the supervision of the Production Manager, the remote sensing technician will be responsible for performing a wide range of geospatial tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• LiDAR calibration/adjustments

• LiDAR point cloud classification/editing

• Digital Elevation Model (DEM) generation and editing

• GIS feature extraction and attribution

• Orthoimagery production

• Heads-up digitizing planimetric features

• Data validation

• UAV data processing

• Follows quality control procedures

• Operating GNSS Base Stations

• Operating Weather Stations

• Troubleshoot hardware/software

• Other duties as assigned


• High School diploma

• 1-3 years of related experience

• Excellent troubleshooting skills

• Thrives well in fast-paced production environment

• Ability to multi-task

• Must be able to think spatially

• Must have high attention to detail

• Must be comfortable working with high performance computers and cutting edge technology

• Must be responsible

• Clean driving record and background

• Must live or be willing to relocate to a reasonable commuting distance to our main office in McDonough, GA

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Remote Sensing, Environmental Science, Computer Science or closely related field

• Experience in aerial LiDAR production

• Experience using the TerraSolid Suite

• Electric Utility experience

• Strong problem solving skills, out of the box thinker

• Experience using ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop, Global Mapper, ENVI, and/or other GIS and Remote Sensing software packages

• CAD experience (AutoCAD, MicroStation, PLS-CADD)

• Programming and scripting experience

• Understanding of aerial surveying principles (photogrammetry, GNSS/IMU, LiDAR)

• Land Survey background

Working conditions and Physical Demands:

• Ability to sit at a desk and operate a computer for long periods of time

• Ability to lift equipment up to 50 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)

- Casual dress work environment

- Free coffee, soda, snacks

Job Type: Full-time

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