Trimble Inc. Vacancies 2022 in North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom – Aerial Sensor Operator

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NM Group

NM Group optimise the performance of electricity networks by remotely sensing and serving the position and condition of our client’s assets. From mapping and presenting spatial data on an electrical network through to modelling and displaying a 3D virtual network environment we deliver value to electricity network operators.

Role: Aerial sensor Operator


Aerial Sensor Operators work primarily in the field and are competent at operating, installing and troubleshooting a range of aerial sensor systems.

They are expected to have a strong personality to deal with clients, contractor and other 3rd parties when working in the field. Demonstrate resourcefulness in seeking solutions to problems and an aptitude for trouble shooting. While showing a commitment to safe working practices.

They will be expected to work independently after initial training in often challenging environments away from the main office. We aim to structure their time in the field in a sustainable fashion but they will be expected to work away from home both in the UK and abroad for significant periods of the year.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Review project briefs and conduct planning activities such as the preparation of work plans and research into airspace, aircraft and logistics.
  • Review project information and both aerial and ground survey plan prior to deployment to site.
  • Engage in project and safety briefings/meetings prior to work start and during the daily toolbox talk.
  • Install and ground testing of the scanner systems on standard aviation platforms.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system failures sourcing assistance through established support channels with third party suppliers as necessary.
  • Contribute to tactical planning for daily airborne operations by providing practical advice and recommendations to PSL and communication with the pilot.
  • Brief the pilot prior to flight to communicate the daily tactical plan and any specific requirements.
  • Issue flight notifications to clients as required.
  • On occasion lead aerial survey campaigns acting as Project Survey lead (PSL).
  • Operate the sensor equipment for data capture, utilising the flight plans and effective pilot communication to capture data and verify real-time coverage.
  • Download the flight data and logs to the system hard drives and ensure the safety of the storage medium on transport to hotel/office.
  • On a daily basis, issue completed data and reporting as appropriate and update any tracking documents as required.


  • Ideally are degree qualified in relevant field (e.g. Geomatics, Surveying, Remote Sensing) or have proven relevant industry experience. (e.g Aerial photo survey, Offshore survey), though we will consider most candidates with some form of industry experience.
  • Ability to travel and work away for long period at short notice.
  • No travel restrictions/criminal record.
  • Full Clean EU drivers licence (held for + 1 year).
  • A mechanical and electrical aptitude.

In consideration of the demands of a Field Operations role; candidates must inform NM Group of any medical or other conditions which may require additional support from NM Group to successfully discharge that role.

Trimble Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

Company: Trimble Inc.

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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