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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Woolpert is committed to a vision to become the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm, and one of the best companies in the country. It’s a vision we’ve been fine-tuning for decades. It guides our decisions and investments, provides our clients with optimal solutions, and offers our employees unrivaled opportunities. Woolper...
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    Southern Mapping Geospatial Technician

    About the job

    Southern Mapping, a Woolpert company, is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Southern Mapping offers extensive high accuracy lidar, imagery and remote sensing experience, as well as airborne topographic, hyper spectral, and thermal survey and mapping. We provide mapping services for engineering, infrastructure, mining, mapping, agriculture and environmental sectors in more than 45 African countries. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Geospatial Technician.

    Woolpert’s ideal Geospatial Technician candidate will have a strong interest and aptitude for working with geospatial data, they will work within a team and will be involved with data acquisition, processing, analysis and production and will be exposed to industry leading technologies, multiple data types and a wide array of processing software and methods, assisting on a large-scale satellite project, using medium to high resolution satellite data and satellite derived elevation data.

    Requirements

    • 2-year Diploma or at least two years of related experience

    • Must have a strong working knowledge of geomatics and mapping concepts (academic and/or professional)

    • Strong Microsoft Suite & ESRI experience

    • Professional experience with ArcGIS Pro highly desired

    • Working with satellite data is highly desired.

    • Standardized mapping experience

    • Willingness to comply with company drug testing policies.

    • Must have a strong working knowledge of geomatics and mapping concepts (academic and/or professional)

    Responsibilities

    • Support other data analysts in editing and classifying geospatial data, including topo-bathy lidar and multibeam sonar datasets.

    • Demonstrate care and attention to detail while working with geospatial and supporting data.

    • Create products from geospatial data in ArcGIS Pro under direction from colleagues and supervisors.

    • Work efficiently to help meet task-oriented project deadlines.

    • Work in environment with measured work productivity.

    Skills

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Aptitude for quickly learning multiple new geospatial software programs and techniques is a plus.

    • Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment and demonstrate flexibility with assigned tasks and schedules.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment and demonstrate flexibility with assigned tasks and schedules.

    About Southern Mapping

    Together with our parent company, Woolpert, our talent includes a deep bench of worldwide, industry-leading experts that acquire, process and evaluate aerial, terrestrial, and bathymetric LiDAR and survey data. Through that alignment, we employ our own fleet of manned and unmanned aircraft and cutting-edge sensors for both public and private applications. Southern Mapping is proud to be part of this powerful geospatial team and apply a wealth of unparalleled services throughout Africa and across the globe.

    About Woolpert 

    Woolpert is committed to a vision to become the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm, and one of the best companies in the country. It’s a vision we’ve been fine-tuning for decades. It guides our decisions and investments, provides our clients with optimal solutions and offers our employees unrivaled opportunities. Woolpert is recognized as a Great Place to Work by its employees and is America’s fastest-growing AEG firm. With more than a century of experience, over 1,000 employees and 30 offices worldwide, Woolpert supports public, private, federal, and U.S. military clients nationally and around the globe. For more information, visit woolpert.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.  

    Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...  

    As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Woolpert on www.linkedin.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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