Job Description

Hydro Energy Group, a specialist recruitment consultancy based in Plymouth, is recruiting on behalf of our client, a survey contractor who have a number of projects confirmed and as a result are keen identify and engage with experienced and emerging talent.

The survey contractor is specialising in Geophysical / Hydrographic Pre-Engineering work which includes nearshore / offshore ROV and towed system scopes . The business works in a wide range of markets including subsea cables, renewables, oil and gas, infrastructures, port & coastal, environmental protection, mining, underwater archaeology and defence.

They have a modern fleet of offshore ships available for their survey operations and has its own state-of-the-art survey equipment and a high-tech GIS-based data processing centre.

At Hydro Energy Group, Any company is only as good as its staff so we’re excited to take up this challenge in providing suitably skilled, ambitious and team orientated workers for onshore and offshore operations.

Role Objective

The Surveyor is responsible for acquiring and processing accurate positioning data and assisting in managing and carrying out required tasks in the field as requested by the Party Chief or Project Manager. The surveyor will always work in accordance with company and client QHSE procedures.

This role is responsible for assuring the client needs are effectively met regarding offshore survey activities in adherence to project and company procedures as well as the scope of work.

Role Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in tool box talks and risk assessments.
  • Installation, testing, calibration and operation of hydrographic and geophysical survey equipment to the required standards and in accordance with Client and Company specification and procedures.
  • Monitor data quality from all online survey systems during acquisition and report non conformance immediately.
  • Record and report equipment calibrations.
  • Record and report vessel/ROV and sensor offsets.
  • Maintain accurate logs and records during survey operations.
  • Calculate and compute survey results.
  • Assist in survey reporting.
  • Assist in the deployment and recovery of survey sensors as required by the Survey Party Chief.

Desired Experience / Qualifications

  • Qualification in an appropriate survey related subject.
  • HNC/HND qualification with appropriate field experience.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, all industry required certificates to work offshore. BOSIET/OGUK etc.
  • Must obtain a valid passport and/or visas to travel internationally in countries the company operates in.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn from, and teach others, is highly desirable.

Key Strengths

  • Must demonstrate a flexible approach.
  • Autonomous and self driven to achieve results and survey outcomes.
  • Ability to promote, and uphold, the best interest of the company.
  • Must be able to work in a multi cultural and diverse working environment.
  • Tenacity to get things done and hold others to account for under delivery.
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Online Surveyor / Senior Online Surveyor


Hydro Energy Group


Online Surveyor / Senior Online Surveyor


Offshore - Rotational (180 days/year)

Closing Date:

15 December 2022