Associate Team Lead

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/10/2024 12:28 PM)
Job ID
2024-9898
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-OR-Portland
Category
Geospatial/GIS
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Associate Team Leader plays a supporting role to technical and management leadership within the Land Cover team. The Land Cover team is responsible for deriving a variety of land use land cover datasets from remotely sensed data sources, such as aerial imagery and LiDAR. This individual helps supervise a team of knowledgeable staff who perform all production tasks required to move a project unit from data preparation to final delivery. These datasets are developed for various clients and are utilized in applications such as water resource management, habitat monitoring, and coastal resilience efforts. The Associate Team Leader helps supervise a team of knowledgeable staff who perform production tasks required to move a project unit from data preparation to final delivery. Responsibilities of this role include facilitating technical workflow and programmatic process improvements, monitoring project benchmarks, providing oversight of data quality control (QC) and personnel management of technician through analyst level team members by tracking Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics and providing professional mentorship.

 

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.

 

Work Environment:

  • Location: NV5 Regional Office in Portland, OR; or Work From Home considered
  • Potential travel up 15-20% of the time

Responsibilities

Personnel Management of Team Members:

  • Supervises technical production team members by appropriately delegating tasks
  • Implements and tracks individual and team KPIs (utilization, effective rate, etc)
  • Coordinates with individuals to establish, track, and progress towards professional goals
  • Aids in hiring new team members

Production Supervision and oversight:

  • Identification and coordination on the implementation of workflow process improvements
  • Supports proactive planning and communication of team resourcing needs
  • Maintains tracking of data availability to ensure effective resource allocation
  • Provides QC oversight of internal and external workflow deliverables
  • Ensures adherence to project-specific best practices and standards

Project Management:

  • Assists in project archival tasks
  • Helps track project progress toward deadlines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication skills - both verbal and written, even in times of stress
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Problem-solving skills and critical thinking
  • Ability to foster career development of production team members
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and limited direction
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with clients

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • 2+ years’ experience in a technical and professional environment
  • 1+ years’ experience with GIS, understanding of geoprocessing tools, data management, and production tracking
  • Ability to read maps, understand coordinate systems, familiarity with vector/raster datasets
  • Strong personnel management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s or higher
  • 3+ years’ experience in both a technical and professional environment
  • 1+ years’ experience managing teams
  • Desire to grow career by helping others to grow their careers
  • Wide knowledge of the geospatial field
  • Familiarity with remote sensing

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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