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Job Description


Michael Baker International, an industry leader in Mobile LiDAR field, is growing their operation and has an exciting opportunity for Mobile LiDAR Operators to join our Charleston, WV location.

Candidates outside this area MUST be willing to relocate.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel the nation on a regular basis and for weeks at a time, working on projects utilizing state of the art technology, while supporting the company initiatives and projects on a national scale. This position may require work up to 7 days a week, depending on assignment. This position is heavily field oriented and can be up to 80% fieldwork 20% office work.

A Mobile LiDAR Operator will work with one of Michael Baker’s Mobile LiDAR systems – either in a driving or collection capacity. The successful candidate will be able to work closely with trained professionals in the execution of Mobile LiDAR collection, establishment of ground control and post-processing of information.

In addition to salary, a daily per diem is provided when traveling.


High School Graduate, minimum - Bachelor’s Degree in geography, surveying, or similar field desired;

Associates or Bachelors’ degree can be substituted for requisite experience;

2 years land survey field experience including: GPS collection and processing, traversing, leveling, establishment of H/V control is highly desired;

Application of survey software preferred;

Ability and willingness to travel (via vehicles) throughout U.S. and work up to 7 days per week;

Confidence and familiarity in maintaining vehicles; and

Current Valid Drivers’ License and successful driving record check.

 Preferred Requirements:

LiDAR collection (static or mobile);

Familiar with LiDAR datasets (LAS);

Computer Data Processing;


GPS Post-Processing;

MicroStation; and

Current Passport or ability to obtain.


Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting services dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.


We are a national leader in implementing straightforward approaches to development and deployment of scalable enterprise Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) solutions. Michael Baker International has differentiated itself and expanded its capabilities by using the latest technologies. For example, we use aerial, static and mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) systems that accurately determine range, elevation, and other critical mapping data. With hundreds of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), survey, mapping and IT professionals in our Geospatial Practice across North America, Michael Baker International possesses in-house experience and resources to support all elements of your program needs, including: needs analysis, digitizing/data conversion, customized mapping applications, and systems documentation, implementation, and training.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.