Airborne Sensor Operator – Marine

Fugro USA Land

Houston, TX

Job Description

The airborne sensor operator is responsible for operating airborne remote sensors or

cameras to collect data. In addition, the operator is responsible for setting up ground-based GPS stations, and

downloading and shipping of data. While in the office, the operator may be responsible for QC of data or other duties

as assigned.

Job Responsibilities

• Operate airborne remote sensors or cameras to collect data.

• Set up ground-based GPS station.

• Download and ship data gathered after mission completion.

• Perform QC of data sets.

• Generate and/or review flight data acquisition missions. Prepare post mission flight logs and


• Assist Aerial Survey Pilot in exercising professional judgment at the job site in determining

conditions and procedures under which data collection will be performed.

• Perform initial quality assessment in the field to assure data meets client specifications. Coordinate

with Aviation Manager to determine if re-flights are required.

• Operate computer managed flight navigation systems, GPS Geodetic base stations, and any of

Fugro Geospatial Inc film cameras, lidar sensors, or digital cameras.

• Apply specialized knowledge in using industry and proprietary software to accomplish in-office data

processing and quality control.

• May be assigned or responsible to update Quality Management procedures on aerial sensor


• Remain current on changes within the industry through publications, periodicals, technical meeting

and conference attendance, and continuing education.

• Project a professional appearance and cooperative attitude, always maintain high ethical standards

of confidentiality in representing the company to ensure a professional representation.

• Comply and promote with the requirements of the company's documented quality system.

Job Requirements

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States, without restrictions.

  • Must have a driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record.

  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.

  • Possess a High School Diploma and two years of college/technical training

  • Have 2 years or more of experience with a Lidar required

  • Posses a Bachelor's Degree in Earth Sciences or related field preferred.

  • Have a fundamental knowledge of computer operations and the aptitude to operate high-tech

    sensors during flight as well as data processing software.

  • Have the ability to read and understand maps

  • Be willing to travel up to extensively, for long periods of time, with minimal notice.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.

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