Surdex Corporation
  • 06-Feb-2018 to 07-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Sensor Operator
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Surdex has a great opportunity for a Sensor Operator to fly on aerial survey projects.  The Sensor Operator flies along with a pilot on various sized aircraft that are equipped with sensors used to capture imagery and data for maps.  This position involves a great deal of travel throughout the US, generally with a schedule of 15 days working and 5 days off

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assembling, loading, maintaining and operating all camera equipment and systems
  • Monitoring and adjusting the equipment's operation and make minor repairs in flight
  • Recording data accurately while on each flight line on the grid
  • Assisting the pilot with decisions to re-fly lines if there are problems with the data
  • Upload data to the FTP site after each mission is flown

Qualifications for success:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED, some college coursework is preferred
  • Must be a team player and able to work with various personalities
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Very detailed, punctual and organized  
  • Able to learn technical equipment and processes

Other requirements and working conditions:

  • Ability to lift and move at least 50 pounds of equipment and supplies
  • Ability to sit in a confined space in the plane for up to six (6) hours at a time
  • Visual acuity to see close-up, distance, color, periphery and depth
  • Ability to use a computer and manipulate small equipment parts
  • Ability to adapt to changing temperatures, noise, light and altitude
  • Ability to pass DOT pre-employment, random and post-accident drug tests 

Pay and benefits

  • Hourly position with two pay rates:  ground and flight
  • Full insurance package
  • 401K plan with employer contribution
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Generous per diem allowance to cover hotel and food

Surdex is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  Minorities, women, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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