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  • September 04, 2019 12:42 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    SUMMARY:  TDI-Brooks has an opening for an experienced Geotechnical Laboratory Manager to manage their marine soil geotechnical testing laboratory and associated projects.  This position will be based in our College Station, Texas corporate headquarters just North of Houston.  This position will report to, and work closely with, the Geotechnical Services Director, and will manage a team of Laboratory Technicians and relevant staff.  Depending upon the qualifications of the individual hired for this position, the management reporting structure may be reconfigured to meet the experience of the hired individual.  TDI-Brooks is looking for an experienced mid-level to senior individual with significant marine geotechnical engineering and standard and advanced laboratory testing and management experience. 

    COMPANY INFORMATION:  TDI-Brooks is a research and service company specializing in high-end environmental chemistry; multi-disciplinary oceanographic and environmental projects; seabed geochemical seep-hunting surveys; geotechnical surveys, and offshore survey projects for federal and state agencies.  TDI-Brooks has a staff of nearly eighty (80) individuals not including our international marine crews. TDI-Brooks owns and operates two research vessels -- R/V PROTEUS and R/V GYRE. We have a third (3rd) vessel on long-term charter, R/V BROOKS McCALL in the Gulf of Mexico, and other vessels periodically under charter for specific projects. Our vessels are primarily engaged in geotechnical and geochemical coring, hazard surveys, environmental, physical oceanography, heat flow, and site surveys for both private and federal clients. These are 150 to 180-ft vessels outfitted as multi-use oceanographic research vessels. All are specifically optimized for shallow to deepwater operations with high speed winches, A-frames, multiple heavy coring rigs, sub-bottom profilers, USBLs, and multibeam systems. The GYRE and PROTEUS are outfitted additionally for analog and HR site surveys along with multibeam acquisition. 


    The Geotechnical Laboratory Manager is responsible for the day-to-day laboratory management, costing / invoicing, and assignment of job duties to meet the testing schedules for each project.  The Laboratory Manager will also be responsible for the continuing upkeep, maintenance, and calibration of the laboratory and field geotechnical equipment, as well as helping TDI-Brooks expand its testing capabilities offered to clients.  

    The job will include a growing responsibility for the management of our Geotechnical lab and assets, including:  

    • Applying concepts of Company’s values, mission and Quality System.
    • Applying resources, training, experience, judgment, and initiative to meet primary responsibilities.
    • Ensuring adherence to relevant ASTM testing methodologies.
    • Acting to ensure work is conducted safely, efficiently, and with high quality.
    • Leading teamwork to meet primary responsibility.
    • Maintaining effective project, assets, and process management systems to meet primary responsibility.
    • Maintaining vigilance and acts to ensure cost-effective performance of team.
    • Reporting project progress and issues to project managers and executive staff.
    • Interacting with Quality Assurance Manager on issues of quality.
    • Establishing work schedules.
    • Supporting offshore geotechnical acquisition campaigns with trained laboratory staff and maintained equipment.
    • Assisting in the analysis of geotechnical samples.
    • Assisting in the generation of geotechnical data reports.
    • Maintaining personnel training records.
    • Developing new analytical methods to expand laboratory capabilities.
    • Maintaining all geotechnical laboratory records and files, including electronic.
    • Maintaining impartiality as well as the ability to evaluate the significance of deviations.

    These responsibilities will evolve as we jointly discover what the new hire most enjoys and where they best add value. Part of the job will be to maintain a valid passport and credit card which allows domestic and international travel. Various other company policies are detailed in our Employee Manual. Our corporate values are posted on our web site. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualifications for this position include: (1) a degree from a qualified tertiary institution in a relevant field of engineering, geology, or physical science, or (2) other formal education combined with seven (7) years practical mid- to senior level experience in geotechnical testing and laboratory management.  At least 10 years of demonstrated increasing responsibility in geotechnical laboratory testing and management may substitute for a degree.  


    • 5 - 10 years of experience with demonstrated increases of supervisory responsibility within the disciplines of Geotechnical Testing and Laboratory Management.
    • BS/BA relative to industry supplemented by advanced vocational training preferred or 7+ years of experience in the marine geotechnical sediment testing industry in a management capacity supervising direct reports.
    •  Experience developing professional proposals for geotechnical testing services.
    •  Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with both Standard / Index and Advanced soil testing methods
    • Experience with ISO 9001 QMS preferred
    • Ability to communicate well with all levels of management and subordinates in order to effectively accomplish general goals of the geotechnical acquisition and testing programs.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills are required including negotiation, persuasive leadership and supervision skills, and the ability to work independently, and as a team member.
    • Must be willing to travel, work on location and extended hours to meet client and operational demands. 

    Interested applicants submit your resume to the following email:info@tdi-bi.com

  • August 21, 2019 2:40 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    Hydrographic Commercial Manager - Americas (Marine) Houston

    Fugro has recently established the Hydrography Center of Excellence at its Houston campus.  The core technologies and expertise of this new group revolve around bathymetry surveys, such as hydrographic and nautical charting whereby utilizing both vessel and aircraft data collections.  In addition to these existing markets, the group is focused to expand into coastal zone management (CZM), oceanography, environmental and climate sciences, and law of the sea boundary claims.  Moving forward, many of the technologies being developed and assessed by the group involve autonomous vessels and aircraft applications, such as; ASV for maritime and UAV for the airborne. With the growing demand for these services, additional staffing is now required to support the group, and our customers.  Many of the existing and future projects are in support of government coastal, oceanographic and seabed classification requirements.

    The Hydrographic Commercial Manager is responsible for managing all commercial aspects for the Hydrographic Service Line activities. This is a senior position that reports to the Director and this role is responsible for the oversight and success of commercial aspects of the Hydrographic service line (SL). In addition, the role will work closely with the operations team to develop proposals and review the proposed technical approach against costs.

    Job Responsibilities

    ·         Maintain a reasonable understanding of the data types, data acquisition methods, data processing methods, software solutions and hardware solutions developed by and used by the SL.

    ·         Understand business trends and competition within Fugro’s current and potential future markets through research and investigation.

    ·         Have a situation awareness of the company, in terms of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

    ·         Collaborate with the Director and other management, support the development and maintenance of Fugro’s strategic business plan.

    ·         Develop and manage the execution of business plans that contain specific goals and objectives.

    ·         Create and administer a department budget that covers all business development, sales and marketing functions within the SL.

    ·         Knowledgeable of government contracting policies and procedures in the US and in foreign countries where the Hydrographic SL does business.

    ·         Review contract terms and conditions in the preparation of proposals on formal tender opportunities and negotiate contracts (including terms and conditions), when Fugro is selected for contract award.

    ·         Establish a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system within Fugro and the SL; and manage its use by sales and marketing staff.

    ·         Coordinate SL marketing activities, including, but not limited to, public relations / communications, advertising, brand identity, collateral, statement of qualifications, brochures, websites, shows / events and lead generation.

    ·         Manage the SL sales activities, including, but not limited to, responding to Requests for Information, Requests for Quotations, Requests for Proposals / Tenders, sales visits, customer meetings and attendance at show / events.

    ·         Assist in the development of quotations, proposals and tenders and review all quotations, proposals and tenders before submittal, obtaining the necessary authorizations, as required.

    ·         Organize and track all sales leads and forecast the probability, phasing, and potential revenue/margin of such opportunities to the President on a monthly basis.

    ·         Provide a brief market report on a monthly basis and a more detailed market report to the President on a quarterly basis.

    ·         Attend conferences, workshops, technical meetings and business meetings as required to keep up to date on changes in the industry / market and to develop business for Fugro.

    ·         Work closely with commercial managers or sales and marketing staff in other Fugro operating companies to develop business opportunities for both parties in their region.

    ·         Travel both domestically and internationally to meet with existing and/or new customers and attend conferences, workshops and / or business meetings.

    ·         Keep detailed records and logs regarding performance of the above responsibilities.


    Job Requirements

    ·         Authorized to work in the United States without restrictions.

    ·         Driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record is required.

    ·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration, preferably in a Technology program.

    ·         10 years of related industry experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, Hydrography background is a plus.

    ·         5 years’ experience in a business development role for a professional geospatial services (survey) company is required.

    ·         Strong management background in some or all the following; geomatics, GEOINT, engineering, surveying, mapping, multibeam, Lidar, survey equipment integration, GPS, GNSS, tides, remote sensing and maritime cartography. 

    ·         ACSM Certified Hydrographer or CAT-A Hydrographer credentials are desired, but not required.

    ·         Proficiency of general productivity software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; Internet software, E-mail; Windows XP and Vista operating systems.

    ·         Familiarity of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is required.

    ·         Proficiency of Project Management software, such as MS Project is required.

    ·         Must be eligible to obtain international travel documents and passport.

    This would be a great position for candidates with strong commercial management in the offshore or airborne survey industry. Relocation may be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants.

    How to apply?

    If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on the following link: https://fugro.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Houston/Commercial-Manager---Marine_R0004952.

  • August 19, 2019 9:26 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Hydrographic Instrumentation Specialist.

    Position Details
    Location John C. Stennis Space Center

    1020 Balch Blvd
    Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, 39529
    United States
    Division Marine Science
    Position Type Staff
    Employment Status Full Time
    Grant Funded Yes
    Posting Close Date Open Until Filled

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Review of applicants begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. 
    Be sure to include: 1) a cover letter detailing qualifications; 2) a current curriculum vitae and; 3) names and contact information for three references.

    Southern Miss is an R1 Carnegie Research University – high research activity and is the premier university in the Gulf South for marine science. The Division of Marine Science is located at the John C. Stennis Space Center, which is a “federal city” that boasts the world’s largest concentration of oceanographers. The successful candidate will be required to pass a NASA background security check to work at Stennis, and a USM employment background check.
    Job Summary
    Serves as Hydrographic Instrumentation Specialist within the Hydrographic Science Research Center at The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Ocean Science and Engineering.  As part of a multidisciplinary research team, provides technical expertise and skill to accomplish research objectives while maintaining equipment, vessels, and facilities in a high state of readiness.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities  

    1. Conducts pre-cruise logistics operations and prepares survey equipment for use.

    2. Trains students and faculty on equipment and vessel operations.

    3. Manages hydrographic data and maintains maintenance logs for assigned equipment.

    4. Manages, operates, and performs maintenance on survey equipment, such as:
         Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) and associated components
         Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) and gliders
         Multibeam and singlebeam echosounders
         Motion compensation systems
         Data acquisition systems
         Global positioning systems (GNSS) and acoustic positioning systems
         CTD and sound velocity sensors

    5. Performs other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications 

    Bachelor’s degree and/or related experience in operation, maintenance repair, and integration of hydrographic equipment.  Related experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Expert Marine electronics skill, including shipboard integration and troubleshooting/repair to the component level
    • Ability to travel and work from large and small vessels.
    • Ability to utilize hydrographic data acquisition and processing software.
    • Should have demonstrated scientific, analytical, and numerical skills.
    • Ability to be flexible.
    • A logical and independent mind.
    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Patience and determination.
    • Teamwork and Interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of individuals.

    Preferred Qualifications  

    Advanced degree or certification in marine electronics.  10+ years experience integrating hydrographic collection systems aboard small to medium size vessels.

    About The University of Southern Mississippi
    The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others.  USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

  • August 05, 2019 12:11 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    R.E. Staite is currently searching for a hydrographic surveyor to be based in San Diego, CA.


    The candidate will be expected to take on the following responsibilities:

    • Hydrographic Surveying, perform hydrographic surveys according to USACE and IHO standards.
    • Supervising the care and maintenance of equipment in the field.
    • Encouraging a culture of continuous improvement of the company’s processes, including safety program and quality management system.
    • Supporting and communicating with field staff effectively.
    • Showing leadership under pressure and motivating field staff to meet deadlines while providing clients with a high quality of data.
    • Mentoring and training of other Hydrographers.


    The Candidate’s area of expertise should fall within one or multiple of the following areas: Dredging, Marine Construction, Nautical charting, marine shallow hazards surveys, submarine cable/pipeline routing, civil engineering and/or environmental assessment projects.

    • Related hydrographic experience or a degree in a geomatics related field (hydrography, surveying, or engineering)
    • Candidate must have a working knowledge of hydrographic data acquisition systems and software primarily including Singlebeam Sonars and GNSS navigation systems. Working knowledge and experience with Multibeam Sonars and Side Scan Sonars a plus. Software packages which will be used are HYPACK/DREDGEPACK.
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD or GIS strongly encouraged.
    • Experience installing and maintaining survey and positioning equipment onboard barges and vessels.
    • Candidate should have good knowledge of navigation and positioning techniques, USBL experience is a plus.
    • Candidate should have some trouble shooting capability on equipment especially when it comes to fine tuning systems for best results.
    • Candidate should have good writing skills and should be able to write preliminary reports and process and interpret data at least to the QA/QC stages.

    Salary: $30 to $40hr based off experience

    Benefits: Vacation, 401k, Full Medical(100%), job training, job growth to CM and PM level

    Contact: MichaT@restaite.net

  • July 16, 2019 4:44 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    Data QC Manager

    Houston, Texas, United States · Survey and Positioning


    We currently have an immediate opportunity for a Data QC Manager to join our team. The qualified candidate shall be responsible for the safe, efficient and economical execution of appointed project procedures and ensure proper reporting to Project Management Team.

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Development of data workflow for offshore operations – ROV, AUV or geophysical surveys. Workflows / Procedures will be uploaded to the company’s business management system and used by all Regions.
    • Provide input to proposals and other commercial activities.
    • Assist with development of project procedures, specifying technical equipment, planning and scheduling survey activities to ensure that they meet objectives of clients.
    • Ensure that additional requirements, task and / or equipment outside the scope of the original contract are identified to the Project Manager.
    • Ensure that the appropriate project survey requirements are understood by the Surveyors and Processors and adhered to by all relevant personnel onboard.
    • Provide support for all calibrations of sensors as and when required.
    • Assist in finding solutions with the aid of the Offshore Processors as and when problems arise offshore.
    • Manage data processing crews and act as Lead Data Processor.
    • Perform periodic QA/QC review of the project work – data to be sent in periodically – allowing it to be processed and checked internally.
    • Retain a working relationship with the Project manager, keeping them aware of the status of the project and associated deliverables.
    • Overseeing management of processed survey data, issue of charts, review of survey reports, preparation of data visualizations and integration to GIS formats.
    • Responsibility for QA/QC, successful and timely delivery of the final products to the clients.
    • Identify employees who have the ability to support the project team and develop mentor said employees.
    • Providing support, training, lessons learnt feedback and monitoring of offshore staff.
    • Review and improvement of a collective data management strategy in Atlantic Region.
    • Available to assist Technical Manager in R&D.

    Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in surveying, construction or civil engineering or related field
    • Demonstrable experience in Data Processing position within the Subsea or Offshore environment is essential
    • At least 3 – 5 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas Industry
    • At least 3 – 5 years Subsea experience
    • Proficient experience with Eiva offline suite software
    • Working experience with Fledermaus software
    • Working Knowledge of Oil and Gas Industry Technical Specifications and Standards


    • Good leadership, communication and negotiation skills
    • Education / experience within project management
    • 5 years relevant experience
    • Fluent in English, both verbal and writing

    Skills (social/technical) and equipment

    • Proficient in Microsoft Packages - Word/Excel/PowerPoint and Document Control Systems
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Excellent communicator, reader and writer
    • Capable of discussing issues and topics of importance at Senior Management Level
    • Good organizational skills and ability to multitask


    APPLY HERE - https://dof-subsea.workable.com/jobs/1071945/candidates/new

  • March 28, 2019 3:00 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    JOB DESCRIPTION – Party Chief

    Position Description:

    JOA Surveys, LLC, a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, specializing in measurement of tides and water levels, vertical datums and geodetic networks, is currently seeking a Party Chief for tides and GNSS surveys.

    Position Duration:

    Full time employment (minimum of 40 hours/week) April to November with the possibility of year round employment depending on need and performance.

    Position Description:

    JOA has a 10 year term contract to perform Environmental Field Services to the NOAA Center for Oceanographic Operational Products and Services (tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov) and is also a subcontractor on term contracts for the US Army Corps of Engineers, the US Geological Survey and the NOAA Office of Coastal Management.  Primary services provided are tide measurements throughout the coastal US including remote Alaska and territories.  JOA is looking for a Party Chief with experience installing water level monitoring equipment, geodetic leveling and conducting static GNSS survey campaigns for hydrographic, shoreline and topographic mapping projects.  Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

    ·       Responsible charge for a 2-3 person field crew

    ·       Recon, installation and maintenance of tide stations

    ·       Deploying oceanographic equipment at sea

    ·       2nd Order Class I digital leveling

    ·       Static GNSS observations

    Additional tasks the Party Chief may perform are ground control and check point surveys for aerial mapping projects, GNSS data processing, tide station reporting and equipment testing. This position would be based at the JOA office in Anchorage, Alaska and will require travel throughout Alaska, the US and its territories.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    A Bachelor’s of Science in surveying or related field with a minimum of five years field experience, fluency in MS Excel, good communication skills, and current driver’s license required.  Must be able to obtain US Passport.  Experience with SCUBA or diving operations, NGS software (OPUS, Windesc, Translev), and scientific programming languages (Matlab, Python, R, etc) is preferred.


    Pay will be hourly and based on experience.

    Closing Date:

    Until filled.

    If interested:

    To apply, please email resume outlining education, work history and salary history to Nathan Wardwell at resume to nathan@joasurveys.com.  For further information about JOA visit our website at www.joasurveys.com.

  • November 12, 2018 9:06 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    Hydrographer – Bothell, WA/ East Coast, U.S


    Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.


    Tetra Tech, Inc., is currently seeking a part-time / seasonal Hydrographer\ Marine Technician to support our marine services business. Marine Services Division specializes in high resolution hydrographic and geophysical surveys for inland, nearshore and offshore underwater investigations, including detailed dam and underwater infrastructure assessments, site surveys, engineering, archaeological and benthic habitat investigations, and remediation efforts.  Survey equipment used include single beam, multibeam and phase bathymetry hydrographic survey systems, sidescan sonar, marine magnetic and electromagnetic sensors, sub-bottom profilers, seismic reflection/refraction systems.  Oceanographic and biological assessment equipment included bottom and mooring-mounted ADCPs, MetOcean buoy systems, underwater digital video, sediment grab samplers and corers.   



    Perform and assist with hydrographic and oceanographic and topographic survey planning, as well as data collection, interpretation and reporting

    Setup and operation of GPS navigation systems and software, including base stations

    Work closely with other oceanographers, geophysicists, geoscientists and hydrographers on filed programs inshore, nearshore and offshore

    Small Vessel Operations, maintenance and towing



    • A Bachelor’s or associate degree or certificate Hydrographic Survey, Oceanography, Marine Environmental Science or related field is desired
    • The ideal candidate will have more than 3 years of related experience with some or all the following
    • Vessel mounted LiDAR data collection and processing
    • CTD profiling and water sample collection
    • Multibeam bathymetry data collection and processing
    • Conducting Single-beam and/or multibeam hydrographic surveys
    • Sidescan sonar and subbottom profiling data collection


    Desired Training and Certifications:    

    • OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification (current)
    • STCW Safety training for at sea emergencies. (Fire, First-Aid, survival at seal)
    • First-Aid (First Responder)
    • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Office and experience with hydrographic and geophysical survey and charting software packages, including HyPack/HySweep, QINSy/Qimera, CARIS, Reigl RiSCAN, POSPac, ESRI ArcGIS and AutoCAD Civil 3D, BlueView


    Programming skills a plus:

    • Must have strong analytical and communication skills and be able to work both independently and on as part of a team
    • Experience towing boats and trailers and working on small boats and large vessels required
    • Willingness to travel for domestic and foreign work assignments, 35% of the year, is required
    • Willingness and ability to work offshore for weeks or a month or more at a time is required
    • Some physical requirements apply (lifting 50 lbs.)


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.


    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.


    Tetra Tech, 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. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

    If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

    Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

  • October 29, 2018 11:02 AM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    Geophysicist – All Professional Levels – Bothell, WA


    Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.


    Tetra Tech, Inc is currently seeking a variety of skilled, motivated professionals for our Geophysics Team based in our Bothell, WA location to support our growing Marine Services business.  As part of our team you will perform and assist with geophysical survey planning, as well as geophysical data collection and analysis to support our geophysics group specializing in state-of-the-art marine magnetic and electromagnetic surveying for near-surface targets such as unexploded ordinance (UXO) and infrastructure (pipelines), as well as hydrographic survey and detailed assessments of dams or other subsurface features of interest.



    • Work closely with other geoscientists and hydrographers to complete projects. Typical projects use MBE, SSS, Magnetometer, TDEMI, GPR, seismic methods (sub bottom profiling, seismic reflection and refraction), and laser scanner to characterize underwater, surface and subsurface environs for engineering and environmental applications
    • Conduct investigations and observations as part of a field team; field work may be at hazardous waste sites, requiring medical clearance and OSHA training
    • Perform simple and assist in complex calculations, prepare tables, graphs, maps, and other visual materials for reports and proposals
    • Maintain, operate and calibrate specialized field equipment
    • Participate in the development of Geosciences text sections for projects and proposals
    • Remain current with applicable technical literature and government/agency regulations
    • Coordinates the Geosciences aspects of projects with other disciplines
    • Assist with preparing technical correspondence and the implementation of the Quality Assurance and Health & Safety Programs
    • Willingness to travel for domestic and foreign work assignments is required
    • Knowledge of other disciplines, and the capacity to learn new ones to perform work assignments
    • Perform various other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred for senior positions) from an accredited institution with a focus in Geological Sciences (Geophysics, Geology or Engineering Geology) required
    • 2+ years of applicable experience
    • Licenses and Certifications related to the Geological Sciences area
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Windows based computers and Microsoft Office required
    • Experience with geophysical/technical software packages including Geosoft Oasis Montaj, HyPack, CARIS HIPS/SIPS, Marine Magnetics BoB, EdgeTech Discover, QPS QINSy / Qimera / Fledermaus, ArcGIS, and related utilities/scripts is preferred
    • Matlab, Python or other programming languages a plus
    • Ability to configure LANs, serial devices, as well as power distribution (AC&DC) is required (basic understanding)
    • Soldering and splicing of power and communications cabling (lab and field) is preferred 
    • Travel moderate (25-60%)


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, for immediate consideration please submit your resume to Tetra Tech, Inc., at www.tetratech.com.  Please mention the position you are applying for in your cover letter and include salary requirements. A Pre-employment drug screen is required.

     Tetra Tech, 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. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

    If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: (973) 630-8111.

    Tetra Tech is an EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability employer.  Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

  • October 26, 2018 2:11 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    DOF Subsea is a leading provider of subsea services in all the major oil and gas production regions around the world.  With world class ROVs, Survey systems, and a fleet of offshore construction vessels, the group combines expertise and technology to deliver integrated subsea solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry.


    Job Description:


    We currently have an upcoming job opportunity for a Surveyor Grade I to join our team.  The function is to implement and maintain survey standards during offshore operations.   This includes setting up and operating the survey equipment, logging, QC and backing up of data.  The candidate will assist the Senior Surveyor or Party Chief following instructions and fulfilling a shift role unsupervised.  The Surveyor will conduct duties on vessels offshore.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 2 years of offshore experience required; i.e. surface & subsurface experience required
    • Degree in Surveying/Geomatics or equivalent
    • Able to obtain appropriate offshore medical and offshore survival course
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United State, i.e. US Citizen or Permanent Resident


    Required Skills:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Package – Word/Excel/Powerpoint and Document Control Systems
    • Interpersonal and organization skills
    • Communicator, written and oral skills




    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


    Interested candidates should apply to:  https://dof-subsea.workable.com/j/5454048F18

  • August 27, 2018 12:25 PM | Melissa Wood (Administrator)

    POSITION: Hydrographic Surveyor II


    $61,710.00 - $94,566.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 08/22/18

    CLOSING DATE: 09/07/18 05:00 PM


    The Port of Portland has long standing contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers (since 1891) to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. Most of this work takes place during dredge season which is approximately between the months of June through November. The dredging operation covers approximately 106 miles from Astoria to Portland. The Hydrographic Surveyor will work alongside the Port's dredge vessel "Oregon" conducting and directing surveys in accordance with the US Army Corps of Engineers contract.


    • Lead the hydrographic surveys along the Columbia River between Astoria and Portland for the Port's dredging vessel "Oregon" maintaining the operation in accordance with the United States Army Corps of Engineers contract 
    • Utilize advanced techniques to perform and direct accurate and complete hydrographic and land surveys at all Port facilities
    •  Prepare project scope of work, appropriate methods and equipment and cost estimates for the survey aspect of engineering and land development projects
    •  Process field measurements into X, Y, Z positions with point descriptions when necessary utilizing Hypack, Terramodel, Trimble Business Center and AutoCad
    •  Manage survey consultants and Port technicians through all phases of Port hydrographic and land survey projects
    •  Lead hydrographic activities by providing professional and technical support, expertise, and guidance to Port staff, Port operating areas, and outside consultants and agencies for development of Port projects
    •  Provide data in appropriate format for the use of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, dredge Oregon personnel, Port personnel and stakeholders
    •  Manage and archive all hydrographic survey files for future use and liability
    •  Serve as backup for the quality control manager performing water quality monitoring and
    • I.T. support for the Port's dredging operation and the Port's dredge vessel "Oregon"
    • Provide field and office support for the Port survey department during the off-dredging season


    • Bachelor's degree in surveying and/or geomatics with specific focus on land and hydrographic surveying or related field; or extended experience and associate degree (preferred).
    • Minimum 4 years' experience working as a land surveyor and 4 years as a hydrographic surveyor
    • Experience working in marine and airfield security environments; or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience
    • Experience as a project lead of hydrographic and land surveying projects
    • Technical and professional competence related to surveying, design, boundary determination, land divisions, hydrographic and construction
    • Experience using GPS field data collection equipment and software
    • Oregon Professional Land Surveyor license (PLS) (preferred)
    • ACSM-THSOA Certified Hydrographer (preferred)
    • Experience in Hypack, Terramodel, Trimble Business Center and CAD (AutoCAD and LDD) terrain modeling and drafting
    • Knowledge and understanding of surveying theory and practice and in-depth understanding of engineering design concepts and survey practices related to land divisions, easements, hydrographic surveys and boundary determination
    • Experience using GPS survey instruments, terrestrial total station, electronic levels and software to accomplish the collection of field data for hydrographic and land surveying
    • Obtain security badging at marine terminals, PDX and other Port facilities, which may require a background check
    • Valid Oregon or Washington driver's license or the ability to obtain one (required)


    Skilled at

    • Computer and general Microsoft Office skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Reading and interpreting architectural and engineering design drawings
    • Producing neat and organized survey notes under all weather conditions


     Ability to:

    • Assess conditions to determine methods, equipment and procedures for conducting/directing hydrographic and field surveys
    • Strong ability to work with different agencies and departments
    • Operate survey total stations, electronic levels, hydrographic survey equipment and provide professional support/expertise and guidance to Port operating areas
    • Demonstrate the Port's commitment to valuing differences among individuals and passion for being inclusive


    • Diversity and Inclusion: At the Port, we don't just accept difference; we value and support it to create a culture of inclusiveness and fun. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement: The Port of Portland is dedicated to maintaining and improving a work environment, which extends equal opportunity to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. Employment decisions shall be made in such a manner as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity and to comply with state, federal and local laws. We affirm through this policy statement our continuing commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
    • Veterans Preference: Under Oregon law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans preference when applying for Port of Portland positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans preference for this job, please provide the qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
    • Background Checks and Drug Testing: The Port of Portland will conduct background checks and/or drug tests for positions where such tests are required by regulation and for other highly sensitive positions. 
    • ADA Accommodation: Accommodations will be considered for applicants or candidates with a qualifying disability that prevents them from participating in this process. Accommodations will be made where the Port can reasonably do so without imposing an undue hardship on the business or compromising the integrity of the recruitment process. An applicant with any disability who believes that he or she needs an accommodation should contact Human Resources at 503.415.6690 

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