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LiDAR Technician

McKim & Creed

Raleigh,  North Carolina
Remote Sensing
  • Perform classification, feature extraction and mapping from processed LIDAR data
  • Work with point cloud data collected by airborne and/or mobile methods
  • Extract 2d and 3d information from the data and generate CAD mapping for delivery
  • Meet data quality and production rate standards
  • Will operate survey equipment, maintain a safe work environment, protect and maintain the equipment and vehicles and accurately and efficiently collect field data and locate features
  • Assisting the Crew Chief in GPS locations of mobile data control
  • Assisting the Crew Chief in digital leveling of mobile data control
  • Perform classification, feature extraction and mapping from processed LIDAR data
  • Frequently requires sitting for extended periods of time, using hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Utilize close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and adjust focus to use computer screen
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, GIS, Geomatics or related discipline
  • 1 year experience with software tools and packages for Engineering or GIS such as ESRI,
  • AutoCAD, Microstation, Terrasolid or other similar 3D mapping software packages preferred
  • Excellent computer skills are required
  • Experience working with LIDAR data is helpful but not required
  • Must have the desire to learn new technologies, software, hardware, methodologies and assist the LIDAR team to operate with maximum efficiency
  • Must demonstrate energy, drive and passion for the transportation division to succeed
  • Pay strict attention to details and always be focused on maximizing their production while maintaining quality
  • Must work well with others, be team oriented, helpful and a good problem solver
  • Ability to read, write and correspond clearly and concisely
  • Ability to read, understand and apply technical information form procedure manuals, written and verbal instruction, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to understand 3D surface modeling and 3D visualization concepts
  • Ability to identify and clearly communicate problems, issues with data, or instructions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a multiple variables in situations where limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in various formats (written, oral, diagram, schedule form, etc.)
  • Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle record


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