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Remote Sensing Specialist

Company: Dade Moeller
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Energy, Program Management, and Environmental. 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.

NV5 Geospatial, Inc., is seeking a Remote Sensing Specialist to work directly with its federal government client. The successful candidate will provide support for remote sensing, photogrammetry, and other geospatially related tools as they apply to client programs. The contractor shall provide national/regional/local project support, workflow development, model development, raster data management, application development, technology evaluations, training, and general technical functions. Additional support includes a variety of image processing functions (e.g., orthorectification, thematic classification, feature extraction, image enhancement, etc.) as well as other tasks such as project scoping and requirements gathering.


* Interpret and analyze remotely sensed imagery
* Perform image processing procedures such as orthorectification, image registration, atmospheric and radiometric correction, and mosaicking using software including Erdas Imagine and ENVI
* Derive spectral indices (i.e., NDVI), pan-sharpened imagery, and change detection products from remotely sensed data
* Perform image classification and analysis to produce land and/or species cover maps, inaccordance with agency protocols and standards
* Employ open source point classification tools including the following, Cloud Compare,and Support Vector Machines (SVM)
* Build 2-D and 3-D terrain models from very large point cloud images using PhotoScan orsimilar software
* Perform Object-Based Image Assessments (OBIA) and image segmentation using eCognition other similar segmentation software
* Develop new analytical techniques employing remote sensing and other geospatial information
* Work among diverse team members and customers to develop custom Graphical User Interface (GUI) tools to integrate remotely sensed and ecological dat
* Develop methods for handling very large datasets
* Create custom scripts in Python, C++, Windows Command line and others to meet diverse needs
* Participate in project teams providing Remote Sensing & GIS support
* Assist in designing remote sensing and GIS projects and related products in consultationwith client staff and partners
* Attend meetings, conference, and/or seminars to present work and project findings to otherfederal and academic interests


* Experience applying raster, image, and point cloud data to address natural andcultural resource management applications
* Experience designing, managing, and maintaining geospatial databases (including Esri fileand SDE geodatabases)
* Knowledge of raster, point cloud, and 3D data formats (e.g., geotiff, img, sid, jpg, ascii, las, ply, 3D PDF) and their properties, along with experience developing tools to process these various data sources
* Direct professional experience with a variety of image processing and photogrammetricsoftware packages including Erdas Imagine, eCognition, PhotoScan, and Esri's Suite of Image-related tools
* Professional working experience in the applications of remote sensing technology andfunctional abilities in geographic projections, transformation, geodetic science, databasemanagement, geographic information systems, and statistics are required
* Experience working with multiple types and resolutions of remote sensing data
* Experience with a number of image processing procedures such as preprocessing, orthorectification, classification, atmospheric and radiometric correction, image normalization, change detection, and image segmentation and object-oriented image processing
* Strong programming and automation skills and experience using industry standard tools such as C++, Python, and/or VB.Net
* Advanced knowledge of sensor technologies and platforms such as LIDAR, aerial photography, high resolution satellites, LANDSAT, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
* Professional knowledge of geography, digital cartography, physical science and/or biologyin order to successfully integrate and apply the full range of remote sensing technology toaccomplish agency missions and goals
* Professional knowledge of concepts and principles of remote sensing (including sensors, platforms, software packages, and current science and technology trends), and high-level competence in digital image processing, geographic information systems use, and othergeospatial technologies
* Professional knowledge of photogrammetric principals such as aerial triangulation (AT), bundle adjustments, stereo compilation, camera calibration, and more
* Knowledge of data validation and accuracy assessment techniques for quantification andreporting of error in geospatial datasets

The pay range for this position is $80,000.00- $90,000.00 per year; based on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. NV5 Geospatial may provide restricted stock units, sign-on bonuses, stay bonuses, or relocation allowances as part of the compensation package. Medical, dental, and vision insurance are also offered to full-time employees, along with Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, with employee and employer contributions. 3 weeks of Paid Time Off a year for full-time employees along with 9 paid holidays a year. More information regarding benefits can be found via hyperlink here. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $80,000.00- $90,000.00 per year; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.

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, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, 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.

Keywords: Dade Moeller, Denver , Remote Sensing Specialist, Other , Denver, Colorado

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