Position title
Senior Technical Production Specialist

This position is primarily responsible for project production, scheduling, monitoring and reporting for airborne topo-bathymetric lidar projects. The chosen individual will be a core member of our office technical and production teams.

  • Planning office production operations, overseeing office personnel daily tasking, and providing QA/QC of geospatial data (bathymetric and topographic lidar, sonar, GPS, GNSS, etc.)
  • Executing and coordinating project’s processing plans, data deliverables and data quality
  • Verify, validate, analyze and research geospatial data
  • Drive processing workflow designs and software improvements
  • Testing of design improvements of internal and external software packages and processes
  • Calibrate and control survey data to projections and datums per project specifications
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys
  • Preparing reports and simulations
  • Quality control and production tracking including preparing daily and weekly production reports
  • Supervising and ensuring the care of office hardware and software
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and technical personnel, clients, and others
  • Duties include light travel mainly to technical conferences and meetings, limited project travel.
  • NSPS/ACSM Certified Hydrographer, Category A Hydrographer, or Professional Land Surveyor candidates will be viewed favorably
  • A degree in a geomatics related field (hydrography, surveying, or engineering) and a minimum of 15 years applied geospatial field experience, or an applicable master’s degree and 10 years’ experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain active secret security clearance is highly desirable, but not required
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of hydrographic data acquisition systems including Airborne Bathymetric Lidar, Multibeam Sonars, Single-beam Sonars, Side Scan Sonars, and GNSS navigation systems.
  • Experience using bathymetric process software packages which include HydroFusion, PFMABE, Caris, Qimera, and Global Mapper, QINSy, HYPACK, Edgetech Discover, SonarWiz, Microstation, LSS
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or GIS a plus
  • Knowledge of mobilizing third party vessels from the bottom up a plus
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Willingness to complete a pre-employment background check, verification and drug screen process


  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Strong technical proficiency required, including Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals
  • Ability to quickly adapt and respond to industry changes as well as internal initiatives

Job Location
Hillsboro, OR
Date posted
August 18, 2020
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