Aerial Sensor Operator

Brisbane, Australia
Added: April 5, 2024
Job Description

Fugro offers

  • Ongoing, hybrid work from home arrangement | Flexible start and finish times
  • Competitive compensation with field allowances, leave in lieu accrual, and annual salary reviews
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • On the job skill development, coaching and training
  • Culture that supports career development, training and progression
  • An inclusive and diverse group of colleagues who happily share knowledge
  • Friendly and supportive environment - feel free to be yourself
  • Global, industry leading company with diverse portfolio of projects and workscopes
  • Progressive company with industry new, cutting edge technology

Who We Are

We are Fugro, the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, focused on collecting and analysing data about the Earth’s surface and the structures built upon it. With clients spanning land, sea, and space, our respected reputation is grounded in valuing our employees as our greatest asset, a steadfast commitment to delivery excellence, and an innovative approach that leverages cutting-edge technology to solve our clients' challenges.

This role is part of Fugro’s Land team of experts, who provide survey operations in the capture of spatial data with a variety of airborne sensors.

Some Of Our Recent Projects Have Included

  • Aerial surveying
  • Power line networks
  • Water mapping
  • Mining monitoring

How We Work

Embracing a modern and collaborative work culture, we do not follow a command-and-control leadership structure, we believe in alignment, autonomy, and personal accountability in a cooperative work environment. While we support remote work, we also value face-to-face interactions, whiteboard discussions and sharing a meal together.

The Opportunity


We are currently seeking an Aerial Sensor Operator to join our established Australian Land Inspection and Monitoring team on a full-time basis. Based from either our Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth offices, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following

  • Operate, maintain, and enhance proprietary LiDAR, Imagery & GNSS Sensor systems;
  • Diagnose and repair sensor faults while contribute valuable insights for continuous improvement;
  • Contribute input to enhance sensor functionality and actively participate in quality control of LiDAR and Imagery data;
  • Execute flight planning and manage sensor repair logistics while ensuring seamless operations;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of innovative data acquisition and processing methodologies, while adhering to Fugro’s HSE.

About You

Your success in securing this role will require

  • Tertiary degrees or relevant industry experience is highly beneficial;
  • Knowledge of Geospatial sensors and associated GNSS, LiDAR and Imagery principles with a passion for aviation is desirable;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to understand complex systems and computer networking;
  • Comfortable performing flights in Light Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft;
  • Demonstrated Fault Finding and diagnostic skills in a high pressure environment.

Our Values

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We strive to foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves; all voices heard, all cultures respected. Our employees’ skill sets are diverse, and we treat each other with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, age, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us an individual.

How To Apply

Please ensure your CV is up to date, with relevant information clear and succinct and follow the application prompts.

Candidates will be asked to provide evidence of Australian working rights to be considered for this position (visa sponsorship is not offered).

Fugro reserves the right to close this advert at any time.

Applications or interest via recruitment agencies will not be accepted at this time.

Disclaimer For Recruitment Agencies

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated .