Senior Hydrographic Surveyor

We are seeking Senior Hydrographic Surveyors who will be responsible for remotely collecting hydrographic data and providing survey support to the USVs on a range of subsea inspection, geophysical and hydrographic projects.

You will work in a range of markets and provide survey support to a range of projects (including geophysical site surveys, ROV, offshore renewables, pipeline and platform inspection and nautical charting).

The role will involve time predominantly at our Remote Operations Centre in Aberdeen, but opportunity will also be given to those who want to travel and support project mobilisations, equipment installation, equipment calibrations and equipment maintenance.

You will operate all required survey & positioning equipment, ensuring geodetic parameters, offsets, rotations and other settings are managed correctly as well as monitoring and ensuring vessel situational awareness systems are maintained and available.

As a senior you may also be required to act as a shift leader making operational decisions, mentoring junior surveyors, and liaising with data processors and clients to ensure the successful execution of the project.

Remote and Uncrewed career:

We offer a unique opportunity to cross train and enhance your skillsets using the latest technology. You will be working on hugely exciting and diverse projects as well as being one of the first Hydrographic Surveyors to work with this quickly emerging remote and uncrewed technology.

You will work in a stable working environment onshore, be at the forefront of the way the industry is transitioning and gain extensive career and training opportunities both on a national and global level.

The onshore nature of the work offers more flexibility and stability to the working rotations compared to an offshore position.


  • At least 3 years’ experience working as a Hydrographic Surveyor.

  • Comprehensive understanding of positioning, motion reference and bathymetry equipment.

  • Good verbal and written English Language skills.

  • An ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients.

  • A high attention to detail, quality and safety.

  • Ability to work shift patterns up to 4 weeks in length.


  • Experience using acquisition software including, Fugro Starfix or Kongsberg SIS.

  • Experience working with remote survey solutions.

  • Previous computer networking experience.

  • Previous Senior Hydrographic Surveyor experience.

What we offer:

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally.

  • Competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including contributory pension scheme

  • Flexible rotation patterns

  • Option to lease an electric car.

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Senior Hydrographic Surveyor




Senior Hydrographic Surveyor


Aberdeen, UK

Closing Date:

01 June 2024