Aerial Sensor Operator
Surveying And Mapping, LLC
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Who We Are
SAM Companies is recognized as the industry's technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction phase services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.
Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Y our learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!
Your Impact at SAM
As a Sensor Operator, you will operate LIDAR systems, cameras and other equipment remotely in the field to collect survey data from a variety of platforms including aircraft, UAS and ground vehicles.
Under the review and direction of the Flight Operations Manager, perform aerial data collection using LiDAR equipment, HD video cameras, and RGB cameras
Conduct pre-flight mission planning and coordination, including filing NOTAMS, submitting COA requests, and conducting pre-flight and on site risk analysis
Perform preventative maintenance on sensor equipment and unmanned aerial vehicles
Conduct field data checks following data collection to ensure adequate coverage
Operate in remote locations throughout the United States, with little daily supervision
What You Bring to SAM
Good communication (oral and written) and organizational skills are essential
A passion for troubleshooting problems in the field
Candidate should demonstrate previous experience with technologically advanced equipment similar in nature to LiDAR, and an ability to quickly become proficient in the use of such technology
Ability to operate independent of daily direction and overcome obstacles encountered during field work
Certifications and/or Licensing Requirements
FAA Part 107 license a plus
We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM's 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 3% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses. In addition, we offer:
Generous paid time off
No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
Work/life balance with flexible work hours - priority is getting the job done
Trainings every Tuesday - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program
SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to email@example.com. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.
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