Photogrammetrist/Cartographer 2- Location/Imagery

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation

Location:  Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Description: Photogrammetrist/Cartographer’s perform remote sensing work in the preparation of contour maps, terrain models, profile sheets; digital animated fly-through and related mapping materials requiring the application of photogrammetric or cartographic techniques.
This position is located within the Location Division, Survey and Mapping Section in Carson City. Incumbent will perform remote sensing work requiring strong photogrammetric, survey and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills; be responsible for the development of UAV technology and image processing; aerial survey mission planning and camera operation; digital and hard copy imagery products; orthophoto production; Digital Terrain Model (DTM) creation; Dense Surface Model (DSM) generation; maintenance of the imagery GIS database; precise 3D model development from various sources, including LiDAR, close range photogrammetry, aerial imagery, CAD and GIS; fly through animation production. These duties are performed using specialized software such as Imagine Photogrammetry, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Graphic Arts. Incumbent will possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Key responsibilities: See Description

Minimum Qualifications:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in photogrammetry, cartography, physical science, geography, civil engineering, or related field and one year of photogrammetric and/or cartographic experience which included compiling digital map files from aerial photography and survey data; operating manual and computerized photogrammetric or cartographic equipment; OR an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in photogrammetry, cartography, physical science, geography, mapping, surveying, civil engineering or related field and two years of progressively responsible experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Photogrammetrist/Cartographer I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Position Experience
This position requires aerial camera production assignments across Nevada by a small NDOT plane on a semi-frequent basis.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A

Desired Majors: Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full Time

Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: Approximate annual salary: $44,474.40 to $65,751.12

Application Process:  Apply online at

Application Deadline: 5/18/18