Remote Sensing Technicians


Apply remote sensing technologies to assist scientists in areas such as natural resources, urban planning, or homeland security. May prepare flight plans or sensor configurations for flight trips.
Also called: IP/Mosaic Technician, Research Associate

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • geography
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Business
  • customer service
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Persistence
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • SAS
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Map creation software
  • Applied Imagery Quick Terrain Modeler
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Bentley Microstation

Education:

    bachelor's degree
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