Posted Date 3 months ago(4/25/2024 2:45 PM)
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The Geospatial Technician will work as part of the stereo compilation team in our production facility located in Dulles, VA to support multiple projects and programs.  The successful candidate will work within a 3D stereoscopic environment to identify and compile planimetric and topographic features from imagery and ancillary sources to provide accurate datasets to client standards. The position will include training by team members on proper techniques in stereo compilation and standardized team processes.


Location:  Regional office in Dulles, VA


NV5 is a global technology solutions and consulting services company with a workforce of over 4,500 professionals in more than 100 offices worldwide.  NV5’s continued growth has been spurred through strategic investments in firms with unique capabilities to help current and future customers solve the world’s toughest problems.  The NV5 family brings together talent across a wide range of markets and fields, including Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Architects, Photogrammetrists, GIS Professionals, Software Developers, IT, Project Management Professionals, and more.


At NV5 Geospatial, We are a collaboration of intelligent, innovative thinkers who care for each other, our communities, and the environment.  We value both heart and head, the diversity of our people, and their experiences because that is how we continue to grow as a leader in our industry and expand our individual and collective potential.



  • Measure and collect digital vector features for topographical maps from aerial photography using digital stereo workstations to develop digital terrain models (DTMs)
  • Uses photogrammetric software and hardware to achieve the required interior, relative and absolute orientations of imagery
  • Archives digitally collected data using network software
  • Maintains documentation of features and data collected, times, and quality control
  • Performs other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications and Position Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of digital geospatial software: DAT/EM Summit Evolution, MicroStation, AutoCAD, and ESRI ArcGIS or equivalent
  • Stereo vision acuity to measure and see 3D imagery and features
  • Good hand eye (both hands) coordination to manipulate specialized computer mouse.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Attention to detail and ability to stay focused
  • Strong math skills        
  • Associates degree (commensurate training and experience can be substituted for degree)

 Preferred Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering program
  • 1-2+ years’ experience in a technical, professional work environment using digital geospatial software: DAT/EM Summit Evolution, Socet Set, MicroStation, AutoCAD, and ESRI ArcGIS or equivalent
  • Experience in photogrammetry, surveying, cartography, civil engineering or related fields
  • Applicable technical training or professional certification

 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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