Job Description

Geospatial Hybrid Technician

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Summary of the Position

The Crossroads department at Mandli Communications is responsible for the planning, preparation, collection, and review of high-quality data for our company contracts.

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Primary Responsibilities

Geospatial Hybrid Technicians are responsible for processing geospatial data and periodically deploying to operate and drive the company’s data collection vehicles for the Crossroads Department. This position requires short one to four week deployments in the field at a short notice as to keep our collection vehicles operating when unexpected staffing issues arise. This employee is expected to become fluent in both data reduction and data collection and to keep up with procedure updates in both areas. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Data Processing (70%)

  • Process geospatial project data according to established procedures and guidelines
  • Consistently meet performance metrics established by the project manager
  • Inform the team leader when issues are identified
  • Accurately track and record daily activities for work completed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Data Collection (30%)

  • Deploy in company collection vehicles on short notice for deployments ranging from one to four weeks
  • Participate in an initial month-long deployment for training on collection systems
  • Operate mobile data collection vehicles in a responsible manner consistent with training and local laws and regulations
  • Operate data collection systems within the vehicle to ensure good and accurate data collection of roadways and their features
  • Assist in route planning through the use of maps and other navigational tools
  • Provide basic maintenance and upkeep of the vehicle in a manner consistent with company policy throughout the duration of deployment
  • Work with Crossroads representatives to efficiently troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise in the field
  • Maintain and organize a daily, legible logbook of data collected and submit to Geospatial Specialist as required
  • Accurately record all relevant project metrics and expenditures while deployed in the field
  • Maintain regular contact with supervisor and project team to keep them informed of project status, issues, or significant field events

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Competencies

  • Achieves Results
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Technical Expertise
  • Communication
  • Initiative

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Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills

Required

  • Intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical and regulatory documentation
  • Must have the ability to compute basic arithmetic, as well as create and interpret graphs
  • Must be able to apply basic statistics, algebra, and geometry concepts

Preferred

  • Familiarity with navigating public transportation systems and making travel arrangements
  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D spatial datasets and software

Education/Experience

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous coursework in geography, GIS, geosciences or STEM is preferred.

Certifications and Licenses

A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required.

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Travel

Applicant must be able to deploy rapidly with short notice. No amount of travel is guaranteed; travel up to 30% may be required.

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Physical and Environmental Demands of the Position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently, up to 100% of the time, required to sit in a vehicle or at a computer workstation, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds when evaluating, repairing and inspecting vehicle and system operations while on the road. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus (the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus) and close vision (defined as clear vision at 20 inches or less). The employee is frequently, up to 100% of the time, required to have the additional specific vision abilities required by this job to include peripheral vision (defined as the ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (defined as three-dimensional vision, and the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and distance vision (defined as clear vision at 20 feet or more, respectively, all while driving a vehicle or being a passenger in a moving vehicle.


Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently, up to 100% of the time, working in a moving vehicle, either driving or operating data collection systems while being a passenger in a moving vehicle, and working in an environment with vibration on a regular basis. The employee will occasionally be working in outdoor conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Disclaimer Statement

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all accountabilities, activities, and knowledge needed to perform the job. Please note that job functions are reviewed periodically and are subject to change based upon company business need.

Apply below or send resume by email to hr@mandli.com with “Geospatial Technologist” included in the subject line. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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2655 Research Park Drive  |  Fitchburg  WI  53711 

(42.999149° N,89.427252° W)

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