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Photogrammetry Unit Coordinator

  • 14 Mar 2022 7:08 PM
    Message # 12662914
    Deleted user


    Posted on with a deadline of Sunday, March 27:

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    Do you have experience in Project Management and/or Photogrammetric methods and principles? If yes, come join the Department of Transportation (WisDOT) as a Photogrammetry Unit Coordinator(Transportation Specialist Advanced) within the Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD), Bureau of Technical Services.

    This position may be headquartered in the following cities: Madison, Superior, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Wisconsin Rapids, Rhinelander, La Crosse and Waukesha.

    WisDOT is a great place to work! In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, we offer a competitive benefits package featuring:

    • Substantial leave time including at least 3.5 weeks of vacation to start, 9 paid holidays, and ample accrued sick time that rolls over each year.
    • Excellent and affordable health, vision, and dental benefits ( health plan options start at just $36/month for single plans and $89/month for family plans after two months of employment)
    • A casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, and telework options depending on the position’s requirements
    • An exceptional pension plan with employer match and lifetime retirement payment, plus an optional tax advantaged 457 retirement savings plan
    • Well Wisconsin Wellness Program
    • A free and confidential employee assistance program that offers employees and their immediate family dependents a variety of tools, resources, and professional consultation services to support their health, goals, and overall well-being

    In addition to our generous employee benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here .

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability . Click here to learn more about how we apply these values in our work.

    Position Summary

    This position will exercise a large amount of independent action under the general supervision of the Photogrammetry Unit Supervisor, with work being reviewed after decisions have been made.

    The work at this level requires a large degree of photogrammetry evaluation and judgment. This position also works closely with the Regional Survey Coordinators and the Geodetic Surveys Unit. This position coordinates the statewide Photogrammetry and Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) projects and is responsible for the Photogrammetry and LiDAR Master Contracts, for developing and implementing a quality control and assurance program, for researching new technologies and methods, for providing technical expertise and training, and for a variety of additional tasks in support of the Department’s Photogrammetric processes with support from the Photogrammetry Unit staff.

    Salary Information

    This position is in schedule-range 14-13 with an annual salary of $56,160-$74,880, plus excellent benefits.

    A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

    Job Details

    WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

    Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

    Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.

    All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. 


    Qualified applicants will have experience with all the following:

    • Demonstrated experience in the application of Photogrammetric principles, methods, standards, instrumentation, and techniques.
    • Demonstrated experience in Photogrammetric Analytical Triangulation or Softcopy Compilation methods.
    • Proficient producing and editing mapping and digital terrain model products in MicroStation (preferred) or AutoCAD 2020.

    How To Apply

    Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process.  Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application.

    Your application materials are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on how to develop and what should be included in these materials, click here. For more information on the basics of the selection process and how the State of WI ensures fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, click here. The vast majority of applicants are able to outline their background and experience in their resume in 1-3 pages. Any resumes submitted with more than 10 pages will not be considered after page 10. If this job posting requires a letter of qualifications, the same limit applies.

    Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer or voluntary demotion) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.

    Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Sonam Lhanze at or 608-264-7230.

    Deadline to Apply

    Deadline to Apply is 11:59pm March 27, 2022.

    Last modified: 17 Mar 2022 3:11 PM | Deleted user
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