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LiDAR Technician

LiDAR Technician

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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


The successful candidate will be working with a team of geo-spatial specialists in gathering, processing, and classifying LiDAR data and preparing it for use in topographic, utility, and civil design projects. The position will include learning and evaluating new software programs and helping the team develop and streamline processes, as well as performing production level work on projects. The position will also include working with other types of geo-spatial data to create maps and 3D models of data.


  • Using various software packages, process, manipulate, and classify terrestrial and airborne LiDAR data, aerial photography, and other geo-spatial data.
  • Heavy computer use is required; some fieldwork may be necessary for GPS or other survey data collection.


  • General computer skills are required; ability to visualize 3 Dimensional data and work closely with other team members.
  • For fieldwork, he or she must have the ability to hike through various environments, including desert, brush, and mountains, and carry equipment up to 40 lbs.

NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:

Medical Coverage

Dental Coverage

Vision Coverage

Voluntary Life

401k Program Financial Consulting through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Holiday Pay

Employee Assistance Program


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.