Hydrographic Surveyor - Grade 2

Neptune Diving Services

Neptune has an exciting opportunity for Hydrographic Surveyors to join our team in Perth

  • A dynamic global oil & gas management, solutions and services group
  • Project & full time roles available - based in Welshpool, Perth WA
  • Work on subsea survey projects in Australia & overseas
Neptune Geomatics team has a number of upcoming offshore survey projects commencing in early 2020. We are looking for candidates experienced in a range of subsea survey work, including but not limited to rig positioning with LBL arrays, site surveys, subsea installation and geophysical pipeline route surveys.
We are seeking applications from Grade 2 Hydrographic Surveyors who are willing to join our Perth based team on upcoming survey projects throughout Australia and overseas. These roles are available on a full time permanent basis.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Grade 2 Hydrographic Surveyor will be responsible for preparation, offshore execution, data processing, data management and reporting of offshore and onshore survey projects.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Install, interface, configure, calibrate and ensure the continual operation of survey equipment
  • Online operation of survey systems and data QC providing documentation and communication, including shift hand-over, field reporting and daily project reporting
  • Carry out instructions from Party Chief and/or senior personnel
  • Utilise Neptune QA and Safety systems to benefit current and future operations, including equipment faults, preventative and corrective action, hazard identification and incident/near miss systems
  • In consultation with Survey Engineers, prepare or update engineering handover notes
  • Develop a detailed understanding of online, processing and support software systems utilised offshore – QINSy Navigation and Acquisition, Veripos Verify GPS Positioning, Fusion USBL, Caris HIPS Bathymetry Processing, AutoCAD etc
  • Work actively on self-learning and broadening of skill set via Neptune’s Competency Assurance Scheme (CAS)
  • Assist in preparation of operations plans
  • Assist in preparation of internal reports, final reports and drawing source data
  • Processing of data ensuring a clear path from raw data to final deliverable
  • Project preparation and project close-out reports including actioning of engineering notes, ensuring effective data management and ensuring good communication with relevant Managers
  • Participate actively in Neptune QA, training and safety systems
The successful candidate will require:
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree, specifically Surveying or Marine Science, or equivalent
  • A minimum of 12 months offshore field experience as a Grade 2 Surveyor
  • Valid international drivers licence
  • Experience or exposure in mobilising vessels and survey equipment
  • Demonstrated safety management awareness
  • Ability to learn use established systems (Quality and Safety)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (desirable)
  • Valid CSTP and/or TBOSIET or equivalent offshore licence (desirable, if not have the ability to obtain)
  • Experience with the following systems is desirable:
     - MS Office suite
     - QINSy navigation software (or similar navigation and acquisition system)
     - Veripos DGPS / PPP systems (or similar positioning system)
     - Caris HIPS (or similar bathymetry processing system)
     - AutoCAD (or similar CAD system)
     - Sonardyne 5/6G LBL and USBL

Proposed salary: AUD$90,000 per annum + superannuation

Neptune strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply for this position and all other opportunities for employment.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application by Monday 10 February 2020