Aerial Triangulation and Photogram Technician Wanted

    Aerial Surveys has an opening for an experienced photogrammetry technician with strong aerial triangulation capabilities.  This position is based in our Auckland office on the North Shore and forms part of our mapping team responsible for all  mapping projects.  The core part of the role is to complete the aerial triangulation on imagery projects while also having the skills to do digital terrain mapping (in stereo) and ortho imagery.  This position would suit someone with a good photogrammetric background as it offers a wide range of work in all stages of the photogrammetric workflow.


    Photogrammetric Mapping

    • Assist in preparation and QA of aerial flight plans for imagery capture
    • Completion of aerial triangulation for imagery projects
    • Management of ground control databases used in aerial triangulation
    • DTM mapping and ortho production
    • Organise and understand AGPS and IMU data for use in AT
    • Communication with flight crews on various

    Team Supervision/Photogram Production Coordination

    • Supervision of photogram mapping staff
    • Ensure project workflows are completed within timelines and to specifications
    • Assist in QA of ortho imagery and other products when necessary
    • Documentation of new procedures and methodologies

    Key Skill Required

    • Must have a photogrammetric back ground with at least +5 years experience in a production mapping environment
    • Experience/understanding of airborne camera calibrations
    • A good knowledge of aerial triangulation techniques and software applications
    • Experience working with LiDAR data in conjunction with imagery for control
    • Experience in working with aerial imagery and an ability to interpret imagery for aerial triangulation
    • Ability to see 3D using stereo glasses for terrain mapping
    • Ability to work in a small team and to have some organisational skills / project management skills to supervise projects through the mapping room
    • As we use Hexagon mapping software (Intergraph Image Station) experience with this software would be ideal
    • A thorough understanding of coordinate systems and datums

    Personal Attributes

    • We are a small to medium sized company where every person is a key member of the team. It is important that this person has a positive, team orientated outlook with good communication
    • Given the importance of the aerial triangulation process in the workflow to generating ortho imagery this person must have a good eye for detail and be able to work quickly and accurately
    • A can do attitude

    We offer a very friendly and flexible working environment for staff.  Remuneration will be matched to the skill levels of the individual.

    Applicants must have the ability to work in New Zealand

    Please email your application to if you feel you have the skills to meet this challenge.

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