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Airborne Sensor Operator



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Airborne Sensor Operator

About AAM:

AAM Group is an award-winning, Australian company with rich history in airborne data capture, mapping, image processing and Geospatial IT services delivery. We operate Australia wide as well as internationally and embrace continuous innovation as a keystone to delivering new and positive impacts to our business.

Your new role:

The Aerial Sensor Operator roles can be based in WA, NSW or VIC.

  • Perform operational duties associated with the acquisition of airborne LiDAR and imagery (airborne LiDAR and camera system operation);
  • Coordinate flying missions with the survey pilot or aircraft provider;
  • Ensure that all planned airborne sorties are carried out in an accurate and timely manner and support the processing, exploitation and dissemination of collected information;
  • Quality control of acquired data; and
  • Carry out flight planning duties for NZ operations and as allocated by the Chief Airborne Sensor Operator;
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Operates AAM sensors and associated equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Demonstrates a thorough relevant technical knowledge base
What you will have:
  • Technical qualifications in LiDAR and camera systems and/or spatial science and/or photography
  • Comfortable operating in unpressurised light aircraft at various altitudes for extended periods.
  • Operating knowledge of aerial survey sensors and flight planning software
  • An understanding of meteorology
  • Advanced computer skills with an emphasis on MS based software
  • Attain and maintain a red Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)
  • 5+ years relevant experience (desired)

You’ll need to be prepared for weekend work, working for periods away from home and occasional long days when on roster.

What’s in for you?
  • Develop your professional skills with your theoretical knowledge
  • Become a member of a highly skilled and diversified group of professionals across the Asia-Pacific
  • Australia is a country of incredible natural beauty and the Airborne Sensor Operator role enables you to travel and enjoy the scenery whilst being at work

Interested in joining our team? Send your cover letter and resume (1 document) to recruitment@aamgroup.com or apply by clicking the Apply button.

Confidentiality assured. Please note only applications with unlimited work rights in Australia need apply; only successful short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We value a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

In line with our COVID-19 Vaccination Approach, all employees of AAM are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a genuine medical contraindication.

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