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Geospatial Technician #1737

The Geospatial division of Ayres Associates is seeking candidates to support a diverse range of technical needs of the Aerial Mapping group in Madison, Wisconsin.   Ayres is recognized as an industry leader in Aerial Mapping and Land Survey services and provides consulting to a wide range of professions and geospatial data users.  The Aerial Mapping group is looking for individuals with unique skillsets and experience related to photogrammetry, aerial imagery, aerial and ground based Lidar, unmanned aerial systems, and/or GIS.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Geography, GIS, Land Survey or another related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the geospatial field
  • Knowledgeable with ESRI, Intergraph, GeoCue, ERDAS, MicroStation, Civil3D or similar software.
  • Strong working knowledge of CAD and GIS software platforms
  • Familiarity with map editing, quality control, data formatting, metadata, and coordinate systems
  • Able to communicate and interact effectively and successfully with supervisors, technicians, and other staff
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation to travel to the office.

Other Desirable Experience Sought:

  • Stereo-compilation
  • Lidar editing
  • Digital orthoimagery processing
  • High accuracy mapping for engineering and transportation design applications
  • Technical report writing and metadata, map editing, quality control, data formatting and coordinate systems
  • Quality assurance/quality control



This is a full-time position that requires a consistent work schedule. The geospatial technician will work as part of a team in the Madison office and will be interacting with a wide range of expertise and technical backgrounds.  This role requires the application of standard techniques and procedures associated with the group’s services described above.