Job Detail

Organization: Optimal GEO
Title: Field Support Specialist
Location: Kiln, MS

Posted: 2021-05-27
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Optimal GEO has a career opening for a Field Support Specialist located in Kiln, MS. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting office and field teams with imagery and LiDAR data processing. This position is required to deploy with field acquisition teams to various U.S. locations including Alaska and Hawaii or U.S. overseas territories. Standard deployment rotations are 1 month, and this position will be required to work out of the Kiln, MS office when not deployed. Deployment months are typically from Spring to Fall.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize, process, and analyze bathymetric and topographic LiDAR data and imagery
Edit/Clean/Classify processed LiDAR datasets
Airborne GPS processing
LiDAR and imagery data quality checks
Coverage checks
Apply appropriate LiDAR data filters
Creating imagery Digital Elevations Models (DEM)
Preparing data for office shipment
Other duties as assigned

Demonstrable knowledge of LiDAR, photogrammetry, and remote sensing
Demonstrated production experience in processing LiDAR data, LiDAR derived products, and other types of terrain products
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
Ability to perform in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy
Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously
Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to travel extensively and conduct activities at locations throughout the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii or U.S. overseas territories

Previous experience in bathymetric LiDAR processing
Previous experience in airborne acquisition operations

Physical Demands:
Primary Duties are performed in an office environment
Must be able to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time
Must be able to work 12-hour days during 1-month deployments
The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery
The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information


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