Certified Hydrographer (J.F. Brennan)

September 28, 2016 11:14 AM | Anonymous

To apply for this position send resume to jobs@jfbrennan.com. Please include that you found the job position at the THSOA.org website.

Division: Hydrographic Surveys and Mapping
Job Status: Full Time – Non-union
Reports to: Hydrographic Systems Manager

The primary role of this position is to provide hydrographic surveying, mapping and positioning support, reporting, land survey work and general survey support.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform field hydrographic surveys collecting bathymetric and other data
  • Post process field data, compute quantities, create charts, and report
  • Calibration and trouble-shooting of dredge positioning systems
  • Reporting of bathymetric conditions, quantities and other pertinent data to colleagues and supervisors for review and direction
  • Collect, assemble, review and report production related materials and values
  • Perform field sediment sampling and reporting
  • Verify the precision of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to surveys
  • Determine position and elevation of important features and boundaries in survey areas using precision hydrographic systems, GPS technologies, total stations and levelling instruments
  • Coordinate findings with the work of engineering and technical personnel, clients, and others
  • Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys
  • Adjust surveying instruments to maintain their precision
  • Analyze survey objectives and specifications to prepare proposals or to direct others in proposal preparation
  • Survey bodies of water to determine navigable channels and to secure data for construction of breakwaters, piers, and other marine structures
  • Conduct research in surveying and mapping methods using knowledge of techniques of bathymetric and other data
  • Develop criteria for the design  and modification of survey instruments
  • Ability to travel 75-100% of the time
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 1-5 Years of experience within the hydrographic industry preferred
  • A.S. or B.S. in Surveying and Mapping, Natural Resources or similar curriculum preferred
  • Professional state license and or nationally recognized hydrographic certification preferred
  • Experience utilizing bathymetric survey tools including single-beam and multi-beam echo-sounders
  • Experience using bathymetric process software
  • Experience using conventional survey tools including auto-levels, total station etc.
  • Ability to work successfully as a team member
  • Perform the work professionally, honestly, with integrity and a commitment safety and excellence
  • Willingness to work 12+ hours/day, nights and weekends depending on project schedules

The Brennan Companies are a Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this position send resume to jobs@jfbrennan.com. Please include that you found the job position at the THSOA.org website.

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