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Remote Sensing Operator


Lorton,  Virginia
Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing Operator

  • Daily set up, operation and break down of a remote on-road motor vehicle emissions sensor
  • Work long hours in a mobile unit without a break room
  • Compile and deliver collected emissions data periodically, as instructed.
  • Support data processing activities as needed.
  • Operate computer software to edit license plate data for RSD records collected.
  • Maintain performance and appearance of assigned company vehicle and associated equipment.
  • Maintain service log on company vehicle and activity log on data collection.
  • Drive to designated data collection sites
  • Keep personal safety and motorist safety as the first priority by following proper safety procedures.
  • Follow local codes, and safety procedures, erect proper signage and cones for equipment set up.
  • Maintain contact with administrator/supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by administrator/supervisor.

Position Details:

  • Days may vary: typically Monday-Thursday (Fridays on occasion)
  • Hours: 40 hours/week (4- 10’s) Afternoon shifts available 
  • Significant local travel required
  • Occasional overnight travel between one-two weeks per year

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of automotive experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Windows based applications
  • Prolonged periods of standing, sitting, stooping, bending, crawling, and crouching required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have clean driving record
  • Must be capable of properly lifting 75 pounds from ground level to chest level
  • Ability to work outside normal working hours, overtime, and in extreme hot and cold conditions
  • Verbal and written English communication skills.
  • DOS command knowledge.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Effectively communicate equipment problems to technical support personnel.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good organizational and housekeeping skills
  • Ability to use mechanical and electronic tools and equipment
  • Ability to read maps and follow driving directions

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