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Drone Engineering Technician – 2 Openings – ENTRY LEVEL!

By January 20, 2023

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/4vprh5bk by Feb 3, 2023 at midnight EST to be considered.

This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for both of them!
 
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The Challenge
We are looking for an entry-level Engineering Technician to join our Photogrammetry team in our Raleigh headquarters. This team captures aerial imagery using drones to generate geospatial information products used for transportation planning, design, and construction. We partner with other government agencies for statewide orthophotography and aerial LiDAR elevation data programs, and are NCDOT experts in aerial surveying.

In this role, you will

  • Support senior technicians and engineers on our Photogrammetry team.
  • Provide basic technical support for the planning and production of photogrammetric mapping for functional design, preliminary design, final design, digital mission support files, film image scanning, digital image plotting, image processing, calculation of construction earthwork pay quantities, and in beta testing of new, moderately-complex processes and procedures.
  • Operate hardware and software used to perform assigned duties.
  • Operate sophisticated photogrammetric analytical stereoplotting instruments and software to stereoscopically view digital aerial imagery and review/compile planimetric and terrain features.

What You Bring

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the general concepts, practices, and theories of professional transportation and geomatics concepts used in photogrammetry, surveying, and GIS related to highway location, design, and construction.
  • Basic knowledge of the use and operation of CADD and mapping software and equipment associated with photogrammetric processes used to generate mappings.
  • Experience reviewing routine/simple photogrammetric mapping, or GIS mapping, or engineering surveys for compliance with established mapping standards/specifications.
  • Experience expressing routine or simple technical facts and maintaining records and work-specific notes in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to perceive overlapping aerial imagery stereoscopically in three dimensions and interpret planimetric and terrain features accurately.

Education & Experience
Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, or a related discipline, or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Questions?
Call me: Kayren Williamson at 919-707-7092.

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To apply for this job email your details to ddemaionewton@ncdot.gov

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