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Morris P Hebert - Marine Surveyor - Houma, LA

February 17, 2022 5:45 PM | Haley Hollis (Administrator)

Purpose: The role of the Marine Surveyor is to setup, test, calibrate, and operate marine survey and positioning systems.

Work Schedule: Nominal 12 hours per day; Aboard Lift/Supply vessel working 7/7 or 14/7 work schedule rotation.


  • Determine position and boundaries within construction areas using precision marine positioning technology (GNSS), geospatial databases, and marine survey software.
  • Setup, calibration and troubleshooting of positioning, land/marine survey systems.
  • Verify the precision of survey data, measurements, collection at construction sites.
  • Prepare or supervise data, charts, plots, maps, records, and documents related to marine construction operations.
  • Collect data, post process, assemble, review and report production statuses.
  • Analyze objectives and specifications to prepare future construction positioning.
  • Develop criteria for the design and modification of survey instruments.
  • Communication with clients and/or vessel captain and foreman.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1 to 2 years’ experience working within the marine construction, surveying or other similar industry.
  • Offshore experience, military training, and/or other technical experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient with surveying technologies, GNSS equipment, and marine/hydrographic equipment preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows/Office-based programs, as well as hydrographic/positioning software (ex. Hypack) preferred, but not required.
  • The ability to travel and remain on remote project assignments.
  • Associate’s degree or higher in Surveying, GIS, Geography, or related technical curriculum preferred, but not required.
  • Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) preferred.
  • Able to pass background screening: employment verification, driving record, criminal, drug/alcohol.

Work Conditions:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Participation in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Remaining/living on Lift/Supply boat duration of rotating shift
  • Continuous use of adaptive communication including keen listening skills.
  • Ability to concentrate and simultaneously adapt to changing priorities on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work alone and stay self-motivated to complete daily task


Marine Surveyor works intermittently between the office and field environment.

* Morris P. Hebert, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: 12 hour shift

License/Certification: Driver's License (Preferred)

To apply, visit https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Morris-P.-Hebert,-Inc./jobs?jk=05b132d074592c24&start=0&clearPrefilter=1

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