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Senior Topobathymetric Lidar Specialist


Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeLocation1000 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$67.9K – $86K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Tampa, FL.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description
Job Description:

Dewberry has a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced geospatial/remote sensing professional looking to step up into an advanced technology leadership role. You will be responsible for the continued development and process improvements surrounding the creation of bathymetric data from various sources including airborne topobathymetric lidar sensors, satellite derived bathymetric data, and crewed or uncrewed surface vehicles. Position requires experience in topo-bathymetric lidar, geomatics, GIS, and remote sensing. Preferred experience in survey technology including lidar and photogrammetry. Experience in acoustic sonar technologies is also a plus.

This is an excellent career opportunity for an individual to join a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm. The firm succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people therefore we offer opportunities for professional growth while working with and applying the latest technology. Typical responsibilities are to work on the GIS/IT and Remote Sensing related projects for state and federal clients across the US.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether youre an experienced professional or a new graduate, youll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call Dewberry at Work, that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Support the development of new data acquisition and processing procedures and methods
Support development of machine learning tools and practices to advance data processing and analytics
Support Dewberrys topo-bathymetric lidar program
Review best practices to drive more automation, gain efficiencies, and improve quality
Assist in proposal development, and participate and present at relevant client meetings, conferences to drive our geospatial business and product efficiency
Create and maintain professional relationships with key clients to maintain clear understanding of client needs and expectations
May serve as project/program manager for certain clients/pursuits
Required Skills & Required Experience:
Required Skills & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Geography, GIS, Engineering, Oceanography, or related field
Working knowledge of lidar classification and DEM creation
Working knowledge of topobathy lidar sensors
Proficiency in basic computer applications, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access)
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Beneficial Skills & Experience:

Masters degree in Geography, GIS, or related field. PhD is preferred
Engineering background andor understanding of lidar sensor design, troubleshooting, or repairs
Experience in other airborne sensors (imagery, hyperspectral, radarInSARIFSAR, gravimetricmagnetic)
Professional Land Surveyor (PLS) with remote sensing experience
Specific experience working with Riegl topobathymetric sensors and Otech CZMIL topobathymetric sensors
Working knowledge of Teledyne CARIS software suite
Working knowledge or Riegl RiAquire, RiProcess, and RiHydro
Experience working with NOAAs Coastal Mapping program
Ability to analyze bathymetric lidar waveforms
Understanding the physics of the interaction of light and water

Must have a valid drivers license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

Dont meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So if youre excited about this role, but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberrys background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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