Mobile System Operator

TrueNet Communications, a Fujitsu Company
Jacksonville, FL
Added: May 6, 2024
TrueNet Communications is a national infrastructure engineering and specialty contractor serving the wireless, broadband, and telecommunications markets. We plan, design, build and support communications infrastructure for our clients across North America. Join our team of professionals where you can advance your career in a fast-paced, GROWING industry! We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, paid time off and paid holidays.


The Mobile System Operator for the Geospatial and Digital Twin Division is responsible for managing, operating, and monitoring mobile mapping and drone sensor equipment during data collection operations.

This role requires a team player who is self-motivated, able to multi-task, and tech savvy. The ideal candidate has experience working with geospatial data, is interested in advanced 3D data capture technologies, and can deliver project data within tight timelines and budgets. Mobile System Operators spend the majority of their time (60% – 80%) travelling around the country supporting telecommunications project work for up to six (6) week periods.

Education / Experience

  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Geography, Geomatics, GIS, or similar discipline preferred
  • Background with field data collection, surveying, or mapping operations preferred
  • Experience using GIS software and/or online mapping applications (ex. Google Maps) to support vehicle navigation and route planning activities
  • Familiarity with geospatial data, GPS hardware, and related software applications
  • Strong computer and technical skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, ArcGIS or AutoCAD


  • Must hold valid US driver's license with clean driving history
  • Ability to assess local weather conditions for planning and execution of daily data capture operations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written & verbal) skills
  • Solid time management skills, ability to multi-task, and optimize daily data collection operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with team members and contribute to successful project objectives

Operator Responsibilities

  • Adhere to strict safety standards and enforce consistent data collection procedures
  • Safely drive standard pick-up or sport-utility (SUV) vehicle in urban, rural, and unfamiliar environments
  • Mount, configure, operate, and monitor mobile mapping system, 360° panoramic camera, GPS equipment, and related system hardware supporting daily data collection operations
  • Download, organize, and post-process raw sensor data; digitally transfer or physically ship project source data sets (ex. point cloud, imagery, GPS, etc.) to data processing center supporting the production of project data deliverables
  • Record and maintain daily operations log, prepare activity/incident reports, and other required paperwork following daily data collection operations
  • Perform quality control activities of system (source) data streams; provide feedback to data processing center
  • Troubleshoot mobile mapping system issues, errors, and data inconsistencies; coordinate solutions and system fixes with in-house technical staff and/or hardware vendor’s technical support team
  • Assist in the removal, repair, and installation of the mobile mapping system on data collection vehicles.
  • Comply to vehicle maintenance schedule provided by employer


  • Opportunity to experience and travel through the contiguous 48 states
  • Gain professional experience with advanced mobile surveying equipment including Lidar scanners, high-resolution digital cameras, GPS equipment, and related equipment/software
  • Opportunity to receive technical training to obtain FAA Remote Pilot license in support of TrueNet’s commercial drone operations
  • Learn about telecommunication networks, equipment, and business processes.
  • Competitive hourly pay compensation package with overtime pay
  • Daily per diem rates for food and lodging expenses
  • Generous company contributions in a collaborative corporate culture that values personal initiative and provides professional advancement opportunities
  • Paid vacation, holiday, personal time, and sick days
  • Health insurance including dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and long-term disability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

TrueNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

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We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position (H1B, etc.).