LiDAR/GPS Field Technician - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States

United States of America - North Carolina, Morrisville

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an energetic and technology minded LiDAR/GPS Field Technician for employment in the Morrisville, North Carolina office. The LiDAR/GPS Field Technician will report to the Field Operations Supervisor in the Information Management Solutions Group and support both internal and external clients across multiple business lines. This position will support a variety of projects that require GPS and/or LiDAR data collection and can including site assessments, building scans, construction, environmental permitting, inspections, infrastructure, water resources, transportation and more. A successful candidate will work with various AECOM staff and dynamic project teams to support field data collection, data processing, equipment and deployment preparation, mobilization and other project tasks. Occasional to frequent travel to support project deployment and field data collection activities is a requirement of this position.

This is a great opportunity for a new graduate seeking to build on technical skills while receiving on the job training. Duties include utilizing GPS, LiDAR and other hardware and software to collect field data and conduct field assessments. Additionally, the position requires processing and developing data files to be used in various electronic deliverables and finishing packages. Candidates should have a general understanding of GPS technology and some familiarly with its use in the field. An ideal candidate will demonstrate technical savvy, have an interest in computer/mobile technology platforms and a strong desire to learn and expand their technical skills.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school degree & 2 years of field data collection experience OR an Associate’s degree

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Ability to travel on 2 weeks rotation

  • Must be a US Citizen, due to working with government contracts

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Technical two year degree, Associates degree or Bachelor degree in Building Information Management, Survey, Geography, Geosciences or related field.

  • Experience with LiDAR equipment and software products used to process data.

  • Experience with GPS hardware and software (Trimble, Arrow, Leica, etc.)

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

  • Solid familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Some familiarity with GPS, LiDAR or similar equipment used to collect geospatial data.

  • Computer/Tablet proficiency on Windows, iOS, and Android.

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate in both verbal and written form.

  • Ability to work effectively with a team and efficiently individually.

  • Willingness to problem solve and troubleshoot field equipment.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 223832BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.