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Field Technician at Swift Navigation
Chattanooga, TN, US

Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Our GPS and GNSS positioning products are available at a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Our technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including: autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying, and space. With our innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes 2017 30 Under 30 lists, we are enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely, and autonomous transportation can take you home.



Responsibilities:


You will work with the Director of Geomatics to plan, recon, and install satellite receiver base stations (aka GPS CORS) in support of our company's cloud correction service. Within the first year, you will recon and install approximately 100 CORS around the continental USA.


Requirements:



  • Satellite Dish TV, Cable Internet, or other Internet Telemetry systems installation. 

  • An understanding of IPv4 Addresses.

  • An understanding of routers, firewalls, and port forwarding.

  • Ability to provide friendly interactions with site owners.

  • 80% travel (all within the lower 48 of the USA).

  • Self-sufficient. Productive when working by oneself.

  • High work ethic with a strong determination to succeed.

  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

  • A valid driver’s license


Nice to Haves:



  • Experience building professional COAX cables.

  • Previous experience in construction with power tools and equipment.

  • Experience building CAT5/6 cables.

  • Ability to safely lift and carry up to 50 lbs (concrete blocks for ballast, GPS CORS mounts, equipment wall cabinets).

  • Ability to work in confined spaces and on ladders.


Benefits:


We offer the industry's best salary with an additional bonus schedule based on productivity. An excellent 401(k) program, health insurance including vision and dental, paid training, a company vehicle with tools (no out-of-pocket expense). Come join one of the best companies to work for!

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