Drone Mapping Specialist

  • V3 Companies
  • Woodridge, IL, USA
  • Nov 16, 2018
Full time GIS - Remote Sensing

Job Description

V3 Companies, Ltd. is a multi-discipline land surveying and engineering firm that provides services to clients in the public and private sectors throughout the Great Lakes region. V3 is looking for a full time Drone Mapping Specialist to join our UAV program in our Woodridge, Illinois office. In this position the ideal candidate must be able to work both independently and in a team based environment; and should possess the ability to manage several major activities at once.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operate UAV to comprehensively collect data required for our clients.
  • Develop onsite flight plans to best obtain data.
  • Work with professional civil and structural engineers, land surveyors and scientists to prepare georeferenced 2d mosaic images, 3d models, topographic surfaces and inspection documentation.
  • Perform onsite flight preparation including: validation of flights, setting up sensors, setting up ground control points for aerial surveys, completing pre-flight checklists, flying unmanned (drone) aircraft and collecting aerial data.
  • Occasionally assist with production of survey and design documents through the use of other CAD or GIS programs.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and/or qualifications:

  • 1 – 3 years of experience with aerial drones, photography and knowledge of processing software such as Pix4D Mapper, and/or related software such as Autodesk Civil3D and ESRI ArcGIS products.
  • Knowledge of mapping concepts and techniques, as well as working with imagery and various geospatial data formats is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FAA rules and regulations is a plus.
  • FAA Part 107 license is a plus.

V3 offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), annual retirement contribution, paid time off and holidays.  Please visit our website at www.v3co.com for additional information on V3.  Qualified candidates should submit their resume to Allison Stanislavski at astanislavski@v3co.com or by fax to 630.724.0385.


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