Position Description

Aeronautical Survey Planner
Work Location Silver Spring, MD
Exemption Status Exempt
Full Time or Part Time Full time
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Position Description
NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS) provides the framework for all positioning activities in the Nation. The foundational elements of latitude, longitude, elevation, and shoreline information impact a wide range of important activities. NGS has the responsibility of surveying and/or reviewing the surveys of thousands of U.S. airports for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through the NGS Aeronautical Survey Program (ASP). 

Will work with NGS and FAA to understand their strategic goals and the relationships between the organizations to include regulations, specifications, and standards related to aeronautical surveys. Job duties include:

  • Conduct field survey planning, flight line layout, imagery review, data archiving, aero triangulation, compilation, quality control, product production, printing, and distribution. 
  • Assist in developing strategic plans and concepts and keeps abreast of new technologies and methods. 
  • Become a recognized expert in the professional aeronautical survey community in methodologies, techniques, and GIS fields. 

Required Skills
2+ years of relevant experience using Esri ArcGIS Suite, Python and databases. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with sensitive or classified data.

Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

Education
BS in GIS, Geography, Geodesy, Geospatial Sciences,or related science, or equivalent.

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