Airborne Sensor Operator

Aero-Graphics Inc., an industry-leading geospatial services company, is looking to hire a full-time Airborne Sensor Operator.  Based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, we own and operate five (5) aircraft equipped with highly advanced digital imaging and laser scanning systems.  Aero-Graphics specializes in the acquisition, processing of high-quality geospatial data using state of the art sensors.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as excellent decision making and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays and deployments lasting up to 3 weeks
  • Must be highly motivated, punctual, and show strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in remote sensing, photography, engineering, survey, or GIS
  • Electrical, mechanical, computer or other technical skills
  • Experience working in and around aircraft
  • Low time pilot with aspirations of gaining commercial license

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the operation of advanced, airborne remote sensing and GPS equipment
  • Learn and apply complex principles of aerial photography, LiDAR, airborne GPS, and inertial navigation systems
  • Quality assessment of acquired imagery/data
  • System installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting (ability to lift 50 pounds)
  • Effectively work with the pilot in command to safely and efficiently complete assigned missions
  • Keep accurate and detailed notes to complete mission flight logs and progress reports in a timely manner
  • Perform preflight and post flight inspections of the aircraft and sensor systems, which includes keeping the interior and exterior of the aircraft clean
  • Maintain and clean hangar facilities, offices, and grounds
  • Assist in other office duties as needed (subject to change and evolve with the flight department)

All job offers with Aero-Graphics, Inc. are contingent upon passing a background check and drug test.  Residence in the Salt Lake City metro area required.