Senior Technician - PDX or Remote

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/20/2022 5:45 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


This position supports Analysts, Geocontractors, and other Senior Technicians in the processing and classification of remote sensing data, and quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) efforts across hydrology, forestry and land cover projects. The Senior Technician is able to produce accurate and precise data in a consistent and timely manner. Primary duties of a Senior Technician in the Commercial and Environmental group includes classification of data through photo-interpretation and lidar processing, raster and vector digitizing, and advanced lidar classification.


Key Responsibilities

  • Supports data production of remote sensed data for telecom, distribution, renewables, oil & gas, and land cover projects
  • QA/QC of final data
  • Manipulates and classifies data with great attention to detail and efficiency
  • Maintains precision and accuracy in high volume workflows
  • Supports team and individual goals
  • Assists in training of workflow and methods
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned

Technical Skills

  • Good communication skills & professionalism
  • Understands how data interacts across the workflow
  • Applies direction from colleagues and management
  • Maintains composure and flexibility while switching between tasks
  • Can maintain productivity while performing repetitive tasks
  • Aptitude for learning multiple geospatial software programs and technical disciplines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Confidence working in a 3D environment
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and take constructive criticism
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to train others into data and workflows
  • Expresses quality or staffing concerns to the leadership team
  • Shows an interest in remote sensing and geodetics
  • Strong writing skills


Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience with ArcGIS, and/or QGIS software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • One year experience with ArcGIS, and/or QGIS software
  • 1+ year of experience in a professional work environment
  • Moderate knowledge of TerraSolid products



NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


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.


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