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Organization: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
Title: LiDAR Hydrography Technician
Location: Portland, OR
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-08-22

Position Description:

Join Sanborn’s award-winning team! Sanborn is looking for a LiDAR Hydrography Technician to work onsite with our federal government client in Portland, OR. The position will delineate new hydrography in Oregon and Washington where high quality LiDAR-based Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) are available. The new hydrography will be used to update the high resolution National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and National Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD). This position is located in Portland, OR.

The LiDAR Hydrography Technician will edit vector hydrography data and update the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) to incorporate LiDAR-based delineations.

•Bachelor’s degree or higher in the biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
•One year of experience

•Proficiency with the ESRI ArcGIS version 10.x software suite.
•Familiarity with the high-resolution National Hydrographic Dataset (NHD) requirements and data standards.
•Demonstrated experience editing vector-based data in ArcGIS version 10.x software in a production environment.

•Experience performing transactions on the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) using the NHD update tools.
•Experience in hydrography delineation from ortho-imagery.
•Familiarity with the physical geography of Oregon and Washington.

•Perform transactional edits on the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD).
•Complete transactions on National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) corresponding to new hydrography delineations.
•Perform quality control and adjustments to hydro breaklines.
•Perform quality control and adjustments to waterbody features digitized from imagery.
•Perform quality control and adjustments to hydrologic unit boundaries.
•Vector data products suitable for inclusion to NHD and WBD datasets.
•Completed transactions on National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) corresponding to new hydrography delineations.

The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
•OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
•National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
•Release to Obtain Credit Information
•PIV card application

If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.