Hydrographic Processing & Reporting Coordinator

Business Description

Spectrum Geosurvey specialise in coastal geophysical surveys, supporting a wide range of clients in the offshore renewables sector. We have a proven track record in delivering the highest-quality hydrographic and geophysical survey data. Spectrum Geosurvey are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our growing team based in our Lymington office.

Position Overview:

A multidisciplinary role that will vary with workload and client requirements. Applicants must demonstrate their ability to manage and prioritise workloads whilst being mindful of timescales and both internal and external demands.

This position is weighted towards an office role however to ensure currency in data acquisition practices are maintained, there will still be the occasional requirement for the successful candidate to be involved in fieldwork, especially during busy periods. The salary will reflect an increase in office responsibilities, exact salary will depend on applicant experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

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  • Conduct Bathymetric processing and assist in maintaining quality and consistency of data processing, deliverable creation, and data management.
  • Assist Processing Manager by working closely with respective project and operational managers to plan and manage processing and archiving activities. Assist with data archive and data repository management, ensuring safe storage of a large variety of data formats.
  • Reporting & charting focal point for ensuring consistency of deliverables.


  • Assist with identifying and triaging continuous development activities, including undertaking software version control, research, and procedural development.
  • Assist in developing the processing workflows.
  • Liaise with software manufacturers to articulate often complex issues, identify, and implement solutions.
  • Provide technical advice and training.
  • Liaise with clients and organisations regarding data acquisition and supply

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role by Friday 26th April 2024. Submissions should be sent to cv@spectrum-offshore.com.

Selection Process:

Successful candidates will be invited to deliver a 15-minute presentation focusing on hydrographic processing, charting, report writing, and triaging future development activities. This will be followed by an interview.

Professional Experience - Essential

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a training environment.
  • High level of IT literacy.
  • Understanding of Hydrographic surveying principles and experience/knowledge of Bathymetric suites, including PDS and CARIS HIPS &SIPS
  • Methodical approach to handling large numbers of data files and the ability to manipulate large Bathymetric data sets.
  • Experience with creating charts in QGIS and compiling concise and accurate survey reports.

Professional Experience - Desirable

  • Degree or post graduate qualification in Hydrographic Surveying (preferably with IHO/FIG “Cat A/B” Accreditation or Accredited to HPAS Level 1 or 2, or equivalent qualifications) Hydrographic survey field experience.
  • Preferable +2 years as a hydrographic surveyor.
  • Experience of software development and testing.
  • Experience of training and mentoring

Company Benefits

  • 33 days of annual leave per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Pension 5% Matched
  • Flexible working hours
  • Continuous Training and Development opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • Modern, environmentally friendly office with sit down/standing desks
  • An Employee Assistance Programme, providing trained wellbeing and counselling practitioners and 24/7 telephone support
  • Free eye tests
  • Free team lunch on a Wednesday
  • Great team culture
  • Sport socials
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Hydrographic Processing & Reporting Coordinator




Hydrographic Processing & Reporting Coordinator



Closing Date:

14 April 2024