Four Point Organization:
Four Point is a groundbreaking organization at the forefront of geospatial intelligence and autonomous transport solutions. We're dedicated to revolutionizing the way industries view, analyze, and utilize terrain and geographical data.
Key Economic Activities:
TerraEye Platform: Our flagship offering, TerraEye, provides comprehensive geological data and real-time terrain mapping, unlocking unprecedented detail in mineralogy analysis. Its capabilities extend to biodiversity monitoring, greenhouse gas emissions assessments, water quality evaluations, and more, making it invaluable to sectors like mining and automotive manufacturing.
Autonomous Transport Platform (ATP): This system is designed with off-highway equipment in mind, aiming to optimize transportation within industries like mining. Paired with TerraEye, ATP offers smart navigation, obstacle avoidance, and adaptive operations.
Geographic Coverage: While the specific details weren't mentioned earlier, based on the importance of TerraEye and ATP, it can be assumed that Four Point has a significant presence in major mining regions, with interests spanning continents.
Number of Employees: Boasting a dynamic team of over 43 professionals in Poland and Luxemburg, from geospatial analysts to autonomous systems engineers.
The recent success of the Hype4Explore project, especially in the Sierra Gorda region of Chile, demonstrates the real-world applications and benefits of TerraEye.
Significant strides in green initiatives, with TerraEye's capabilities helping industries monitor greenhouse gases and other environmental metrics.
Development of retrofit kits that integrate seamlessly with existing equipment, minimizing capital investment needs.
History: Since its inception in 2021, Four Point has remained at the cusp of technological innovation. Its trajectory from a startup focused on geospatial solutions to a leader in the integration of geospatial intelligence with autonomous transport solutions stands testament to its vision and commitment to innovation.
Organisation acts primarily in the following raw materials sectors
- Geo-sciences and geotechnology
Which months can the internships take place?
- September 2023
- October 2023
- November 2023
- December 2023
What is the preferred duration of the internship?
Open positions for internships in this year
- International students
- National students
- EIT Labelled students
- Jana Długosza 60A
During the internship, company is able to offer to the intern(s):
Preferred educational background of the intern(s)
- waste management
- civil engineering
- environmental engineering
Required skills and competences
- For a student embarking on a 3-month internship with TerraEye or the ATP projects, the following skills and competences would be highly beneficial:
Geospatial Analysis Skills: Familiarity with GIS software like ArcGIS, QGIS, and other relevant geospatial tools.
Data Interpretation: Ability to understand and analyze remote sensing data, such as satellite images or aerial photographs.
Mineralogy or Geology Basics: Some understanding of basic geological concepts and mineral detection through remote sensing.
Programming and Data Processing: Proficiency in languages like Python or R, especially libraries related to geospatial analysis.
Cloud Computing: Experience with platforms such as AWS or Google Cloud, especially as they relate to large-scale data storage and processing.
Communication Skills: Ability to translate complex data findings into comprehensible insights for a non-technical audience.
Team Collaboration: Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team and using tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams for communication.
Robotics and Automation: Basic understanding of autonomous systems, sensors, and their applications in industries like mining.
Programming Skills: Familiarity with languages commonly used in robotics like C++ or Python, and ROS (Robot Operating System).
3D Modeling and CAD: Experience with tools like SolidWorks or AutoCAD for designing or understanding machinery components.
Data Analytics: Ability to process and interpret data generated by autonomous vehicles to improve efficiency and safety.
Safety Protocols: Awareness of safety standards and protocols, especially in industries like mining where autonomous machinery can be introduced.
System Integration: Understanding of how hardware and software components of a system integrate and work in tandem.
Communication Skills: Ability to document processes, findings, and recommendations clearly and succinctly.
Adaptability: Given the rapid pace of tech innovation, a willingness and aptitude to learn on the job is essential.
General Skills for Both Projects:
Language Skills: Proficiency in English (both written and spoken). Knowledge of other languages, especially if Four Point operates in non-English speaking regions, can be beneficial.
Project Management: Familiarity with tools like Trello, Asana, or Jira for task management and tracking.
Time Management: With a limited internship duration, efficient management of tasks and responsibilities will be crucial.
- 1. TerraEye Project:
Data Collection and Management:
Assist in collecting satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and other geospatial data relevant to the project.
Organize and store data in a structured manner, ensuring easy retrieval and analysis.
Preliminary Data Analysis:
Perform initial processing of satellite images using GIS tools.
Assist in detecting and mapping geological formations and mineral deposits.
Compile findings into preliminary reports, with visuals such as maps, charts, and graphs.
Assist senior team members in drafting comprehensive analytical reports for stakeholders.
Stay updated with the latest trends in geospatial technology and mineral detection.
Help in sourcing academic papers, industry reports, and other relevant materials.
Software and Tool Exploration:
Experiment with new GIS tools/software and provide feedback on their utility for the project.
2. ATP Project:
Sensor Data Management:
Help in collecting data from autonomous vehicles' sensors during test runs or actual operations.
Organize the data in structured databases for further analysis.
Simulation and Testing:
Assist in setting up simulations for autonomous vehicles in controlled environments.
Document results and anomalies observed during test runs.
Support the technical team in installing or calibrating sensors on machinery.
Ensure maintenance logs of autonomous vehicles are updated.
Safety Protocol Monitoring:
Assist in monitoring autonomous vehicle operations to ensure safety protocols are followed.
Document any safety breaches or issues and report them to the concerned team.
Keep track of advancements in the field of autonomous vehicles, especially in the mining sector.
Provide insights from academic papers, tech conferences, and industry reports.
Documentation and Reporting:
Help in creating manuals or guides for ATP system usage.
Assist in drafting reports on ATP performance, challenges, and recommendations.
General Assignments for Both Projects:
Actively participate in team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and workshops.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams and provide support where necessary.
Assist in preparing presentations or demos for stakeholders.
Participate in feedback sessions, documenting suggestions or concerns raised.
Engage in internal training sessions or workshops.
Showcase initiative by suggesting improvements or innovative solutions based on learning.
- Marcin Maksymowicz
- Marcin Maksymowicz - Lead R&D Engineer
Wojciech Kaczan- Lead R&D Engineer
Michał Czerw- Lead E&E Engineer
Katarzyna Jabłońska - Lead Machine Learning Engineer
Permanent employment possibilities
Interview with the candidates
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