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Lidar Manager

Position Description:
The Lidar Production Manager supervises and coordinates activities and personnel of the Lidar operations department, producing lidar data products. The position is responsible for the planning and execution of data production for multiple projects across the country. This includes managing all staff and resources while maintaining procedures and workflows to meet and/or exceed company-wide standards for quality control and production timelines. The position is also responsible for troubleshooting data and workflow problems, in coordination with international colleagues, while also contributing to new developments in workflows, software, manuals, and training. Performs production work in these areas as required.

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Prepare, manage, and update project schedule and activity tracking including project timeline estimation and task assignments
Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with datasets and workflows
Support field operations when required to assess or diagnose potential quality concerns
Review and revise quality control processes to meet customer expectations
Develop standard processes and documentation required for project executions
Maintain complete and accurate documentation of project tasks, progress, scope changes and communication internally and externally.
Support and track change management activities in project scope
Coordinate with business units to support key company objectives
Optimize and prioritize resources to exceed key KPIís for project success
Responsible for analyzing production costs, develop cost containment methods, efficiency monitoring, and oversee the departmental budget.
Maintains safe and clean work environment in educating and supervising staff in the lidar production processes using company resources within the framework of established company policies and procedures.
Ensures proper usage with staff and overall administration of lidar production systems, software systems, equipment, and identifies enhancement opportunities.
Proactively delivers a high degree of professionalism and enthusiasm to effectively mentor, motivate, and supervise staff and to maintain good working relationships with outside vendors, and external clients as appropriate.
Manages the lidar department staff including recruiting, discipline, mentoring, training efforts and assisting with the performance and talent management process.
Develop or revises standard operational and working practices and ensures department staff adhere to internal and external compliance and quality standards.
Analyze and identifies new technology to enhance production processes, lower costs, improve efficiency, and improve product delivery.
Provides information, reporting, and recommended actions to management in resolving issues, identifying enhancement opportunities, cost control, recordkeeping, and staff performance needs.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge through educational workshops, professional publications, networking, and professional affiliations.
Other duties as assigned.

Manages department production staff to include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and supervising work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and escalating complaints to management.

Must be detail oriented, ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a changing environment. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication leadership and motivational skills with a strong commitment to quality required.

Bachelorís degree or equivalent in GIS, Computer Science, or Engineering. or related field. Prefer Masterís Degree and/or CMS

A minimum of six yearsí experience in lidar calibration, lidar classification, and lidar product generation consistent with Geospatial industry and company standards (ASPRS Specifications, FEMA, Specifications, and USGS Lidar Base Specifications). Knowledge of lidar technology, ABGNSS/IMU data and its use, lidar calibration techniques, lidar accuracy assessment and reporting. Familiarity of FGDC metadata standards. Must have the ability to supervise a group of technical non-exempt and exempt employees, maintaining a high degree of motivation and focus on department goals. Must be detail oriented, with the ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a changing environment. Good interpersonal, oral and written communication leadership and motivational skills with a strong commitment to quality required.

Sanborn offers a full comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, accident, 401k, PTO, and holiday benefits with this position.
TO APPLY: Visit our website: under the Careers menu option to apply for this position. Sanborn is an AA/Vet/Disability Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
1935 Jamboree Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO, 80920 USA


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