Geospatial Technician

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/9/2023 5:27 PM)
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# of Openings
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US-FL-St. Petersburg
Regular Full-Time


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.


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



NV5 Geospatial is currently seeking a Geospatial Technician in our St. Petersburg, FL office. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in the geospatial industry supporting multiple task orders within the GEOINT tradecraft. The Geospatial Technician will work as part of a team in an ArcMap environment to create and update highly attributed feature data within a geodatabase from imagery and ancillary sources to provide intelligent datasets that can be used for mission planning and support. They may also work in a 3D environment creating and editing digital elevation models to client specifications. The ideal candidate must be analytical, self-motivated with exceptional planning and critical thinking skills, communication skills, and work well in a collaborative team environment as well as independently.



· Photointerpretation of geographic features from aerial and satellite imagery

· Create and update highly attributed feature data

· Review of maps and other ancillary sources to enhance data value

· Attribution and update of metadata

· Produce finalized data deliverables

· Edit terrain to within project specification standards when tasked

· Coordination and collaboration with the project team members on the progress of production

· Completion of all project forms, spreadsheets, and checklists

· Identifies and develops process improvements/efficiencies and workflow automation

· Creates or assists with reports; including data reports, archiving, and final deliverables

· Attend training and/or meetings relating to job requirements

· Performs quality assurance methods to ensure a high degree of data consistency, integrity, and accuracy and provide feedback in the form of constructive criticism to peers

· Georeferencing of source data and/or scanned maps

· Assists in problem solving/troubleshooting


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Consistently produces quality work meeting client specs within budget

· Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor under pressure

· Demonstrates problem solving ability across software platforms

· Consistently produces quality work meeting client specs within budget

· Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor under pressure

· Consistently meets deadlines to client

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Demonstrates efficiency, accuracy in tasks, and organization of data management

· Understands how the data interacts across the workflow

· Can work well within a team environment as well as independently with limited oversight

· Aptitude for learning multiple geospatial software program


Minimum Qualifications

· Experience with imagery analysis working within the Esri ArcGIS desktop

· Associate degree, or equivalent experience

· Familiarity with digital geospatial software: ESRI ArcGIS, DAT/EM Summit Evolution, Socet Set, Socet GXP, Microstation, AutoCAD or equivalent

· Intermediate knowledge of mapping and cartography

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Google suite

· This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain DoD level clearance for security clearance purposes


Preferred Qualifications

· Professional certification

· 1-2 years’ experience in a technical, professional work environment

· Experience working with NGA/DoD/AGC products

· Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering program, or equivalent experience



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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