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Remote Sensing Technicians

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Remote sensing technicians usually have two to three years of work experience, including on-the-job training. The job requires strong knowledge of geography, computers and electronics, mathematics, engineering and technology, as well as customer and personal service principles and practices. Technicians are skilled in gathering and organizing information, and analyzing this information in order to identify problems and areas that have potential for problems. They are detail oriented and must have good near vision to look at details up close. The ability to work independently and also collaborate with remote sensing scientists and technical specialists is important in this field. 

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