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Organization: The Mapping Network
Title: Hydrographer / GIS Analyst
Location: Kansas City, MO
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-06-01

Position Description:


Do you enjoy working on lakes? Creating maps? We are currently seeking a hydrographer / geoscience professional for the position of a Hydrographic Surveyor / GIS Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri. This position requires a high-energy leader who has a passion for the geographic industry. This person will interact with other industry professionals throughout the United States.

About Us:

The Mapping Network is a business organized to perform hydrographic, sediment, and UAV surveys on land, lakes and river systems for a wide range of clients throughout the United States. We operate from our office in Kansas City, Missouri along with fifteen highly trained professional companies located around the country. We provide this service for a variety of client needs including generating bathymetry, sediment volume, dredging, topography, and water volume information.

The Mapping Network works directly with engineers, dredging companies, lake associations, developers and government organizations. With over 1800 completed hydrography projects, our company and personnel have been leaders in the development of technology for over a decade.

Job Position:

Full-time Hydrographic Surveyor / GIS Analyst

Position Location:

Kansas City, MO with required travel

Job Summary:
The Hydrographic Surveyor / GIS Analyst will provide data collection and processing services on lakes, land and rivers throughout the US. Position resides in Kansas City, MO.
Position Reports to:
Company President
Overall Function:
This position will provide data collection and processing services on lakes, land and rivers throughout the US. Some projects are local, most will require travel.


Overall Responsibilities:
Perform hydrographic, sediment, and UAV surveys on land, lakes and river systems
Generate bathymetry, sediment volume, dredging, topography, and water volume information
Develop Maps
Partner with the marketing team to lead a demand creation plan, including marketing and promotion, ongoing competitive analysis and market research, as needed.
Responsible for the continuous improvement and evolution of our services, including new program development. Monitors and responds to continued quality and trends
Manage project development and customer service


Key skills/attributes:
Highly Motivated and Self Driven
ArcGIS with 3D analyst
Hypack / Dredgepack
Professional Grade GPS data collection
Basic knowledge of Sonar
Basic knowledge of projections and elevation datums
Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe and Database Management
Attention to detail
Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent overall writing skills
Good project management skills
Creative thinker
Business-minded
Client focused
Research skills
Ability to multi-task
Flexibility
Quick to adapt to change
Team player

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelorís degree in Geoscience or Engineering related field
Basic understanding of boats
UAV/Drone flying and technical
Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Imagery

The Mapping Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PLEASE SEND RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO: steve@themappingnetwork.com