Harris Corporation Geospatial Analyst – LiDAR Sensor Operator in Melbourne, Florida

Geospatial Analyst – LiDAR Sensor Operator 6/22/18Engineering, Field ServicesUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: SIS20182206-25515


Job Title: Geospatial Analyst – LiDAR Sensor Operator

Job ID: SIS20182206-25515

Job Location: Melbourne, Florida

Job Description:

The LiDAR Sensor Operator plays a key role in the Data Acquisition projects. The operator is responsible for the operation of LiDAR imaging sensor, digital imagery systems, and GPS instruments on an aircraft platform. The operator is also responsible for monitoring and reporting key components of the airborne operation.

  • Assist in researching daily PDOP spikes, sun angles and weather forecasts.

  • Assist in detailed flight line planning.

  • Assist with in-aircraft equipment alignment, calibration, and testing.

  • Operating airborne LiDAR, digital imagery systems and GPS instruments.

  • Record and update flight logs and daily reports.

  • Monitor the quality of GPS, image data, and pilot’s flight performance.

  • Assist with the routine maintenance and troubleshooting of laser sensor, GPS equipment and other in-flight equipment.

  • Post flight, check navigation trajectories to see if anything was missed.

  • Assist with the installation of airborne laser sensor equipment.

  • Participate in the quality management system, by working to document processes and procedures, plus offering recommendations on improvement opportunities for increasing efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

  • Participate in pre-flight and post flight safety checks.

  • Assist in the review and documentation of the processes and procedures with the field operations manager.


  • Bachelor degree with 2+ years of experience or equivalent

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Degree in Geospatial or relevant field

  • Understanding of aerial survey technologies

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

  • Knowledge of set up, operation and breakdown of GPS ground station equipment

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Ability to work as a critical member of an operating team

  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced field environment

  • Keen analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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ExpertiseField Services, Engineering

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne