Employment Opportunities

Tetra Tech EC, Inc. is recruiting a Hydrographer/Marine Survey Technician.

Responsibilities: Marine Mapping and Geophysical Surveying support. Candidate will be assisting in field work mobilizing/demobilizing for and collecting bathymetric (single and multibeam) and other geophysical data, as well as processing, interpreting and report preparation. Work will also include sediment sampling, and other field and office work (logging soils, sampling soils & water). Must have valid drivers license and credit card.

Educational/Certification Requirements: BS / BA or MS in Geophysics, Geology, Geomatics, Marine Science, or related field.

Skills Required: 2+ years of experience preferred but not required. Previous dredging, offshore and/or hydrographic survey experience a plus. Hypack/HySweep, CARIS, Fledermaus, SonarWiz, Oasis Montaj any/all software experience desired, including Microsoft Office, and general computer skills. Programming experience a plus. Sidescan, and single and multibeam sonar mapping experience desired. Magnetometer, sidescan, and subbottom data collection and interpretation experience desired. Sediment sampling with vibracore and Van Veen samplers. Must be physically fit to work long hours in the field and lift heavy objects (50 lbs). Must be willing to travel to project sites for extended periods (4 – 6 weeks).

Tetra Tech EC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Resumes including salary requirements should be submitted to Tetra Tech EC at ECI.Green.Energy@tetratech.com. Pre-employment drug screen required.Tetra Tech offers their employees a comprehensive compensation package and the opportunity to work on large scale government projects. Please visit our website at www.tteci.com or www.tetratech.com to see the array of services that we provide and exciting projects we are currently working on.


Fugro Chance Inc is recruiting an Electronics Technician in their Houston office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Routine and preventative maintenance of field equipment in accordance with existing maintenance procedures. • Installation of equipment onto clients' vessels including hardware, firmware and software together with interfacing to client owned equipment. • Repair of field equipment, according to repair procedures, to chip level where possible. • Equipment includes acoustic navigation equipment and associated peripherals such as heading sensors and heave compensators, surface navigation systems (GPS and DGPS) and computer systems with peripherals and associated software. • Technical liaison with project managers, field crews, clients and other offices during the course of a contract. Workshop technicians are assigned as 'technician responsible' to specific contracts as they are awarded and will be responsible from identification of equipment types, through preparation, and mobilization/installation, technical liaison during the course of the contract and demobilization. • Preparation and test of equipment for contract mobilization and identification of shortfalls in equipment levels. • Maintenance of the company asset control system with specific respect to equipment maintenance. • Maintain/develop Quality Assurance procedures relating to engineering tasks and take part the company's safety program.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: • Associate Degree in electronics and 1-3 years’ experience, Military electronics training/experience or combination of equivalent education and experience. • 2-5 years of experience with either computers or electronic repair work, including use of PC diagnostics software and tools and understanding of serial interface protocols (e.g. RS232 and current loop). • Familiarity with common applications software including Microsoft office products. • Ability to travel overnight, (up to 120 days per year) of time is spent Offshore away from office location. Foreign assignments are possible. • Must hold or have ability to obtain a current passport, and have a valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record. • Ability to pass required physical, PEC safety and offshore water survival training. • Hold or ability to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). • Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status. Send resume to: usajobs@fugro.com


Fugro Chance Inc. is recruiting a Software Development & Engineering Support Systems Engineer in their Lafayette, LA office.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with existing development team to design software and system upgrades to enhance Fugro’s AUV and surface based mapping systems. • Assist in design, implementation and support of fully integrated software solutions for mission planning, processing and deliverables. • Consult with internal users to determine software/system purpose, workflow, usability and document detailed requirements and test plans. • Provide offshore operational support as required to evaluate and test new technologies, championing those new technologies from development to production environments.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other applicable engineering field; Master’s degree and/or minimum of 3 years’ experience in combination with BS degree preferred. • Must have C# and C++ programming experience. • Ideal candidate would have experience in UML design, unit testing, test management, hardware interfacing, hydrographic and geophysical processing. • Must have strong oral and written skills, capable of working in groups and independently, capable to learn new technologies quickly, effective ability to organize and prioritize tasks. • Capable of translating user needs into system requirements, requirements into statements of work. • Must have US work authorization, ability to pass full physical exam & obtain US passport. • Valid Driver’s License with acceptable motor vehicle record. Note: While primarily an office based position, the responsibilities will require time spent offshore assisting in operations, trials and support of new systems. (20 % travel) Send resume to: usajobs@fugro.com


TerraSond Ltd is seeking a Hydrographic Data Processor for its Houston office. Under the supervision of the Office Manager/Geophysicist, the Data Processor participates in field to finish hydrographic survey work to include setup and operation of navigation, positioning, sounding, data collection and processing equipment. Duties include fieldwork, data processing, care of equipment and vessels, and support of other ativities associated with TerraSond’s survey, scientific and engineering support services.

He or she is responsible for processing multi beam and side scan hydrographic survey projects to include: review data, survey notes, and documentation submitted by survey crew to ensure that it is the type and quality of data required for a smooth transition into processing software; analyze and process data using project specified software packages; oversee and approve Quality Assurance and Quality Control of collected and processed data; write and proof project descriptive reports; inspect final deliverables to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with customer specifications.

This position requires residence in the Houston, Texas area and requires a considerable amount of field work and travel. Relocation assistance is not available. Please email your resume to jobs@terrasond.com or go to our website at www.terrasond.com to apply.


Sercel is seeking a Field Service Engineer Navigation to provide technical support, startup and commissioning support for the real-time navigation system; to operate and provide onsite training in the operation of the real-time navigation acquisition system to our customers. As a secondary function, to provide technical support, startup and commissioning for real-time Streamer/OBC acquisition systems. To view complete job description, please click here. Sercel offers outstanding benefits and competitive compensation. Send resumes to: Sercel, Inc., Human Resources, 17200 Park Row, Houston, TX 77084-4925; Fax: (281) 647-7269; E-mail: HRResumes@sercelus.com.


Fugro Pelagos has an open position in our San Diego office for a Geomatics Software Engineer. This position is primarily focused on the design, coding, testing and documenting process of both new software development and software enhancements to existing products. This position will also provide day-to-day technical software support and trouble-shooting both in the field and from the office. Please visit our website at www.fugro-pelagos.com for more information. A detailed description of the position can be found at: http://www.fugro-pelagos.com . Fugro Pelagos is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V”


Fugro Pelagos is seeking an Engineering and Technology Manager. The position is primarily responsible for overseeing all technology and systems (both hardware and internal software) that support Fugro Pelagos administrative and operational activities. The position is further responsible for non-partisan, comprehensive analysis of technical aspects of systems, procedures and techniques employed by the company.

A detailed description of the position can be found at: http://www.fugro-pelagos.com/careers.asp . Fugro Pelagos is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V


Coastal Engineering Consultants, Inc., is seeking a qualified Hydrographic Surveyor with knowledge of conventional and hydrographic surveying techniques to fill immediate full-time opening for marine operations in Southwest Florida office.

Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in Geomatics or Surveying and Mapping or related field from an accredited university, or equivalent level of experience; proficiency in Hypack, AutoCAD, and Differential GPS and Real-Time Kinematic GPS; and both Florida PSM license or ability to get license and USCG Captain license. For additional details, please visit http://www.coastalengineering.com/jobs.php. Please email resumes to jmincavage@cecifl.com or fax (239) 643-1143.


Fenstermaker is looking for a Senior Hydrographic Surveyor. The ideal candidate would be a marine geologist or marine geophysicist meeting the following requirements: A minimum of 8 years of experience in hydrographic surveying with at least 3 years in responsible charge of hydrographic projects. Experience with single and dual frequency single beam echosounders, side-scan sonar, multi-beam echosounders, marine magnetometers and HyPack Navigation and data acquisition software is required. Candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD for generation of cross-section, contour, volumetric analysis and surface plots.

Either ASCM Hydrographer Certification or International Hydrographer Certification is preferred. Operational knowledge of sub-bottom profilers and ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers) is desired.

Submit letter of interest and resume to: Fenstermaker, 135 Regency Square, Lafayette LA 70508, Attn: Human Resources. Resumes can also be sent via email to resume@fenstermaker.com. No phone calls, please. Competitive salary, benefits, and 401K. EOE/AA. Applications confidential.


IXSEA is currently seeking individuals to join our US team in the role of Technical Support Engineer. Based out of IXSEA’s offices in Houston, TX or Boston, MA the role will be a split between office and field based support. The ideal candidate will likely come from a marine electronics or survey ops environment and have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.

To express interest in one of the available positions please send your resume and cover letter to hr@ixsea.com quoting job reference US/08/10. IXSEA is a manufacturer of navigation, positioning and seafoor mapping solutions with 24/7 support and offices in every continent. For further information regarding careers, please visit www.ixsea.com/en/corporate


HydroTerra Technologies, LLC is currently accepting resumes for a Field Survey Party Chief experienced in boundary, topographic, route, as-built, hydrographic, construction staking and GPS surveys, to serve as Field Survey Task Manager in coordinating all aspects of complex survey projects along the Gulf Coast.

Job Requirements: the applicant shall be proficient in current surveying field practices and procedures and the following equipment and software: Hypack, single beam fathometers, Trimble RTK systems. AutoCAD and data processing is a plus. In-state and out of state travel is required. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 plus years of experience. Please email resumes to info@hydroterratec.com.


CARIS is seeking dynamic Technical Support Consultants who have practical experience in geospatial applications and a desire to utilize a combination of technical, customer service and presentation skills to provide superior consultative support and technical product training to our ever-growing user community around the globe. Essential responsibilities include; building and developing excellent professional relationships with existing clients, analyzing current client systems, identifying technical issues and providing solutions and will utilize professional presentation skills to deliver training sessions and technical workshops. The incumbent will further develop his or her industry knowledge to identify new opportunities for CARIS products.

Successful candidates will have a relevant university degree or diploma, experience with geospatial applications, a desire to provide client solutions and superior customer service, and possess excellent communication skills with fluency in English, both oral and written. The ability and willingness to travel globally is also required and a second language, preferably Spanish would be considered an asset.

CARIS provides a comprehensive total compensation package including salary, group benefits, Matched RRSP Contribution Plan and other programs and services designed to attract, retain, reward, and motivate each team member's commitment and performance. Interested applicants should send resume to careers@caris.com and include reference: Technical Support Consultant in the subject line. To learn more about this and other opportunities at CARIS please visit us at www.caris.com.


J.F. Brennan Co., Inc., is currently seeking hydrographic surveyors to support the surveying and mapping needs of the Fox River Mediation Project in Green Bay, WI.

Candidates with 2-5 years of surveying and mapping experience within the dredging industry are preferred. Additional qualification preferences include: experience with hydrographic surveying (single and multi-beam) echo sounders, Hypack/Hysweep software, Fledermaus software, CAD/Civil 3D/Eagle Point/Terramodal software; experience with handling vessels, RTK GPS positioning systems, exposure to geodetic land surveys, proficiency with MS Office products, specifically MS-Word and MS-Excel.

Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Green Bay, WI area due to the 5-10 year duration of this project. Additionally candidates must be open to working potentially long days/nights along with weekends depending on work load and must be physically fit to work long hours in the field and lift heavy objects (50 lbs). Please send a cover letter, resume and salary history to: J.F. Brennan Co., Inc, 820 Bainbridge Street, La Crosse, WI 54603, Attention: Human Resources Or e-mail to: bbrague@jfbrennan.com.


Geodynamics is pleased to announce an opening for a coastal and marine surveyor or surveying technician to be based in Moorehead City, North Carolina. Applicants should have either a 4 year degree in Geomatics (or related discipline) or 2-3 years experience in the field of coastal surveying. The position will assist with field data collection in beach, marsh, and offshore environments. The position will also assist with data processing, analysis, report production, and equipment maintenance.

Applicants should have the following qualifications: experience with modern hydrographic and topographic surveying instrumentation and methods, and basic to high-level knowledge in ArcGIS, Hypack, TGO, Surfer, and Windows OS.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Geodynamics offers paid vacation and sick leave, a medical reimbursement plan, retirement plan for vested employees, continuing education through mentoring and formal training, and the ability to grow within the firm. Geodynamics is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter and resume with three professional references digitally (PDF or MS Word preferred) to: Geodynamics Human Resources HR@geodynamicsgroup.com


Ocean Surveys, Inc. (OSI) currently has openings for experienced Hydrographers as well as Hydrographers in training. Duties include project setup, fieldwork, data processing, analysis of survey results, report preparation, client liaison and all other activities associated with OSI’s scientific and engineering support services.

For more information go to http://www.oceansurveys.com/


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