GIS - Hydrographer
The Mapping Network, LLC
Kansas City, KS US
Posted ago
The Mapping Network, LLC

Do you enjoy working on lakes? Creating maps? We are currently seeking a hydrographer / geoscience professional for the position of a GIS Analyst / Hydrographer in Kansas City, Kansas. This position requires a high-energy leader who has a passion for the outdoors and geographic industry. This person will interact with other industry professionals throughout the United States.

Overall Function:

This position will provide data collection services on lakes, land and rivers throughout the US along with processing data in an office environment. Some projects are local, most will require travel. Candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds and excel in outdoor environments with varying temperatures.

  • Perform hydrographic, sediment, and UAV surveys on land, lakes and river systems
  • Generate bathymetry, sediment volume, dredging, topography, and water volume information
  • Process GIS and Sonar data to produce maps
  • Partner with the marketing team to lead a demand creation plan, including marketing and promotion, ongoing competitive analysis and market research, as needed
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement and evolution of our services, including new program development. Monitors and responds to continued quality and trends
  • Manage project development and customer service
  • Bachelor's degree in Geoscience, Surveying or Engineering related field
  • ArcGIS with 3D analyst and / or CADHypack a plus
  • Highly Motivated and self driven
  • UAV Drone flying and technical a plus
  • Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Imagery a plus
  • Professional Grade GPS data collection
  • Basic knowledge of Sonar
  • Basic knowledge of projections and elevation datums
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Creative thinker
  • Business-minded
  • Client focused
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Flexibility
$40,000 - $55,000 yearly
About The Mapping Network, LLC

The Mapping Network is a business organized to perform hydrographic, sediment and UAV surveys on land, lakes and river systems for a wide range of clients throughout the United States. We operate from our office in Kansas City, Kansas along with several highly trained professional companies located around the country. We provide this service for a variety of client needs including generating bathymetry, sediment volume, dredging, topography, and water volume information.  

The Mapping Network works directly with engineers, dredging companies, lake associations, developers and government organizations. With over 3,000 completed hydrography projects, our company and personnel have been leaders in the development of technology for over a decade.

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