Senior Technician

Added: February 27, 2024
NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives .

A Senior Technician supports Analysts to complete processing tasks with moderate oversight within a team-based environment. Executing data production in vector-based software platforms, this position supports senior staff in producing LiDAR-driven deliverables based on client requests. This includes providing technical support, quality assurance/control and training for technicians and contractors. It is expected that Senior Technicians will contribute to manual processing tasks with high attention to detail and efficiency.


  • Processing and classification of remote sensing data.
  • Performs rigorous quality control and deliverable creation
  • Ownership of work, and proactive communication
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight as well as in a team
  • Performs repetitive tasks with great attention to detail and consistency.
  • Maintains processing and production sheets and assures they are updated and accurate.
  • Assists in training of workflow and methods.
  • Identifies process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Assists with data reporting and data archiving.
  • Assists in training production staff using best practices.
  • Role model for best practices within processing realm.
  • Exemplifies operational excellence.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Established understanding of LiDAR technology and its applications
  • Good communication skills & professionalism
  • Motivated to learn and innovate
  • Collaboration
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Can maintain efficiency and quality while performing repetitive tasks
  • Understands data interactions within a project workflow
  • Maintains good data management and file organization
  • Demonstrates efficiency, accuracy in tasks, and organization
  • Ability to train others using clear communication
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive demeanor in times of stress

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Google Drive
  • 6+ months of data-driven technical experience working with spatial data
  • Experience in a professional work environment
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of ESRI or vector-based software and TerraSolid products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of geospatial fundamentals such as coordinate systems and datums.
  • Experience interacting with large data-sets
  • Comfortable working within a 3-D environment.
  • Experience in programming languages such as Python, R, etc.
  • Proficient use of Model Builder
  • Raster-based analysis experience

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.