1+ months

UAV Operations Technician

Worcester, MA 01608
Be involved in projects with our Bridge Inspection Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is currently initiating a search for a UAV Operations Technician for our Worcester, Massachusetts office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review previous documentation and plan field operations
  • Perform various drone flights and compile reports
  • Technical compliance and oversight of drone operations in relation to our Bridge Inspection group
  • Understand and be aware of the ever changing drone market and associated regulations
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • HS diploma is required; BS degree is a plus
  • At least 3+ years minimum experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of UAV Mapping Sensors, Image Processing software, GPS surveying functions including direct georeferencing
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer skills involved in the submittal of daily files including downloading of data, preparation/organization of field sketches & digital photographs, completion of daily checklists & timesheets, and vehicle navigation are required.
  • Successful candidate must be willing to travel from time to time
  • Physically capable of performing field work including working at heights and in close quarters, etc.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass random drug testing
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • FAA Part 107 Certification or ability to acquire within 3 months
  • OSHA 10 or 30 Construction Certified
  • Current FHWA/NHI Bridge Inspection Training (2-week Bridge Safety Training and/or Refresher courses)
  • Pix4D/Bentley ContextCapture Capabilities
  • AutoCADD/Microstation Capabilities
 
About WSP USA
 
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
 
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
 
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
 
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-10-19

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