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Geodynamics - Hydrographic Survey Technician

February 26, 2018 3:33 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

Location: Morehead City, NC

Geodynamics is currently seeking applicants for Hydrographic Survey Technician to be based in Morehead City, North Carolina.  Applicants should have a combination of advanced education and practical experience in the field of coastal and offshore surveying.  The successful candidate will have at least two years of hands-on experience in acquiring and processing data with singlebeam and multibeam sonar and precise positioning systems.  Recognized hydrographer certification is preferred but not a requirement.  Duties will include field data collection in various marine and terrestrial environments and data processing and management.  Please visit our company website for more information: www.geodynamicsgroup.com 

 Primary Responsibilities

         Acquire data using multibeam, singlebeam, sidescan, and sub-bottom profilers.

         Operate and process data derived from precise positioning systems such as RTK-GPS, VRS, DGPS and inertial navigation.

         Support data processing, analysis and reporting efforts.

         Basic calibration, integration, maintenance and repair of systems

Qualifications & Requirements

         Minimum of 2 years hydrographic survey experience.

         B.S. or technical training in Geomatics or related disciplines.

         Ability to work in a team environment and self-manage.

         Experience with industry standard software packages including: Hypack, Caris, QINSy, SonarWiz.  Experience with ESRI ArcGIS is preferred. 

         Ability to perform long hours of field work including travel and weekends, and the physical ability to lift objects over 50lbs.

         A valid driver’s license.

         A commitment to details and an enthusiastic attitude. 


         Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

         Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.

         Health and dental insurance.

         401k retirement and health care benefits.

         Continuing education through mentoring and formal training.  Ability to grow within the firm.

Geodynamics is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter and resume with contact information for three professional references digitally (PDF preferred) to: jobs@geodynamicsgroup.com

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