Remote Imagery Technologies Inc •
RITI has a career opening for an Sensor Operator
The job of the Sensor Operator is to provide subject matter expertise for manned and unmanned aerial platforms providing imagery data for both real-time and after-action analysis. The MSO will be responsible to collect and provide limited analysis of multi-source information while safely and effectively functioning as an aircrew member.
Execute all assigned preflight, flight, and post flight duties as required to safely and effectively operate the assigned sensor and mission set. This includes, mission planning, pre-briefings, mission system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings, and mission documentation.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required An individual with a strong working knowledge within any of the following areas, and willing to cross-train into the other two is desired and required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Education and/or Experience
- Three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Five (5) years of work experience with aerial sensors, communications equipment and in flight checklist procedures
- Familiarity with imagery collection and cross-cuing, airspace management, and be able to provide full motion video and Geographical Information System (GIS) support
- Experience as a mission director and or liaison between flight crew and airspace controlling agencies
- Familiarity with VHF and UHF communications
- Ability to design and create original motion graphics and visual enhancements, using Adobe Creative Suite applications, specifically After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and Encore
- Ability to encode audio and video programs using compression hardware and software tools in Final Cut Pro, QuickTime, Flash, Windows Media, MP4, and MP3 file formats
- Working knowledge of video encoding standards such as MPEG2/4, H264 and codecs VLC, WMV, MOV, AVI, etc
- Ability to deliver final products in high and standard definition video formats
- Operate DVD/Blu-Ray duplication and labeling equipment
- Knowledge of Ethernet to fiber media converters and V-Brick MPEG encoders/decoders
- Knowledge of basic and advanced imagery interpretation principles, techniques, and procedures for imagery exploitation, reports, and presentations
- Ability to exploit and output imagery products in standard and planned data formats for motion imagery and conventional imagery sources These formats shall include evolving new data structure and compression standards
- Ability to use of maps, charts, grid systems, and interpreting equipment to solve imagery intelligence problems
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
- Possess the ability to communicate with flight crews, analysts, and customers with clarity
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite software, be familiar with the Mac operating system, and understand basic networking and associated equipment
- Knowledge of FalconView software
- Operational experience with the General Dynamics, Multi-Int Analysis & Archival System (MAAS)
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to the extremes in heat, cold and inclement weather. The work is performed in hanger areas, outdoors, on parked aircraft and sometimes in hazardous noise areas The employee must often work in confined spaces and in awkward positions. Dirt, dust, grease and aircraft fluids are common in the work place. The employee may be exposed to oil, hydraulic fluid, solvents and hazardous fluids and gases. Cuts, bruises, muscle strain and injury from falls are possible. The employee is subject to injury from actuating flight control surfaces and rotating propellers.
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