Geospatial LiDAR Processor

Johannesburg, South Africa
Added: April 17, 2024

Woolpert Africa, based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, offers extensive high accuracy lidar, imagery and remote sensing experience, as well as airborne topographic, hyper spectral, and thermal survey and mapping. We provide mapping services for engineering, infrastructure, mining, mapping, agriculture, and environmental sectors in more than 45 African countries.

We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Geospatial LiDAR Processor in Johannesburg.

As a Geospatial LiDAR Processor, you manage, process, analyze and interpret airborne and ground data per the client specifications to support various projects and initiatives within the organization. The role entails detailed technical ability in implementing digital mapping solutions. These include but not limited to LiDAR post processing, aerial triangulation, orthophoto rectification, DEM/DSM creation & editing, 3D photogrammetry, 3D MESH modelling, Oblique processing. Your work will contribute to informed decision-making, planning, and problem-solving across diverse industries, ranging from environmental conservation and urban planning to disaster management and resource exploration.


  • Be able to work in a team environment.
  • Be able to follow instructions.
  • Receive digital data, either aerial LiDAR, digital camera data or ground data.
  • Backup, evaluate, analyze & interpret the data, and check for errors.
  • Process airborne captured data to a version that will be delivered to clients and various stakeholders.
  • Analyze to ensure the client requirements are addressed.
  • Perform QAQC to ensure that the accuracy meet specified requirements.
  • Provide accurate and clear feedback on progress and results to relevant stakeholders.
  • Have a high moral compass and professionalism.


  • 3 Years experience in the Geospatial industry.
  • Relevant qualification in Geography, Geomatics, Geospatial Sciences, GIS, Remote Sensing, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in basic GIS software packages.
  • Strong knowledge of geospatial data formats, coordinate systems, and data projections.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to translate complex spatial concepts into actionable insights.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Prior experience working with LiDAR GIS and remote sensing technologies is preferred, example Terrasolid & Microstation etc.

About Woolpert

Woolpert is committed to a vision to become the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm, and one of the best companies in the world. It’s a vision we’ve been fine-tuning for decades. It guides our decisions and investments, provides our clients with optimal solutions, and offers our employees unrivaled opportunities. Woolpert is recognized as a Great Place to Work by its employees with more than a century of experience, over 1,000 employees and 30 offices worldwide.

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