Junior UAV Data Technician

Ref: REC124 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

To undertake the processing, movement and storage of all photogrammetry and point cloud data captured by the UAV team and to communicate project progress to the relevant stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • To undertake data processing elements of UAV projects to meet the required Company standards, such as quality and health and safety.
  • To take responsibility for UAV data processing and Orthophoto processing using the most appropriate technology and methodology to meet the project specification, liaising with fellow Surveyors/Project Manager as appropriate.
  • To liaise closely with survey, CAD and management teams to ensure a constant and appropriate flow of data to maximise efficiency.
  • To ensure robust quality assurance procedures are in place and adhered to.
  • To manage the data – ensuring that databases and projects are split appropriately, naming conventions, data storage and archive protocols are followed.
  • In conjunction with the UAV Manager and Project Manager to pro-actively report on project progress, and ensure that projects meet the required deadlines and project costs remain within budget.
  • To perform all reasonable tasks related data management within the project team.

Person Specification

  • Working knowledge and experience of Photogrammetry Software.
  • Understanding of photogrammetric principles and sources of error.
  • Working knowledge of laser scanning operations with particular focus on registration, unification and quality management of point cloud.
  • Will be proactive and persuasive communicator with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Positive and proactive approach to managing project demands and associated problem solving.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Experience establishing and developing relationships with clients.
  • Working experience of Cyclone and experience of point cloud data.
  • Competent in MS Office applications.
  • Desirable- Surveying/ Photogrammetry related degree.



If you have any questions about this role please email recruitment@plowmancraven.co.uk

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Enhanced Pensions Contributions
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)

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