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Organization: Idax Data
Title: Field Data Collector
Location: Medford, OR USA
Application Deadline: 2018-09-15
Posted: 2018-07-09

Position Description:

Data Collector - Temporary

IDAX is a multimodal data collection company providing public agencies and private clients with accurate and meaningful data to serve any data-related needs that they may have. Our experienced professionals help clients by providing functional, timely, and cost-effective data collection solutions tailored to the unique challenges of individual projects.

Position Summary

The Data Collector will be responsible for manually collecting data in assigned locations around the City of Medford, Oregon, evaluating the public right of way for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines. The collector will be responsible for taking measurements of sidewalk and curb ramp attributes and inputting data into the “Collector for ArcGIS” app using a mobile device. This is a full-time temporary position starting at the beginning of August and expected to last approximately 2 months. Collectors will mostly work independently between Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.

Tasks will include:

• Manual data collection using a mobile device
• Use of basic measuring tools to gather data
• Data entry and QC
• Doing what is need to complete the required tasks (focus on safety, utilize navigation skills, interact appropriately with the public, manage time carefully, and pay attention to details)
• Representing the company in a professional manner and demonstrating the IDAX corporate values in client interactions

Required Experiences

• College experience with a preference for those working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction or related technical field
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills - comfortable leading conversations at all levels of an organization
• GIS (Geographic Information Systems) skills are a plus


Required Qualifications

• Must have a personal vehicle, public transportation and ride share will not work
• Preference given to those with a decent mobile device with at least a 5in screen, running either Android 6+ or iOS 9+ and a good data plan
• Desire and willingness to work outdoors, during all types of weather
• Ability to read maps and navigate to locations - a strong sense of direction and attention to detail is a must
• Ability to work on feet and bending over to take measurements for most of the work day
• Proven to be technically experienced and accurate in data entry
• Great teamwork and interpersonal skills - must be able to work well with others and support other staff during tight deadlines, as well as represent the company in a professional manner when interacting with the public
• A constant vigilance for safety to protect the field crew in various traffic conditions
• Learn quickly - able to get up to speed with new software programs and training


If interested, please attach a resume; replies without a resume will not be considered.

Compensation: $16/hour