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Hydrographic Surveyor

Job Title
Hydrographic Surveyor
Job ID
Mandeville,  LA 70471
Other Location

Immediate position available for an experienced Hydrographic Surveyor. Successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and enjoy being part of a team in a fast paced environment. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who enjoys challenging work working in a Team environment. To be considered, candidates must be willing to travel and have the following qualifications:

  • Determine position and elevation of important features and boundaries in survey areas using precision hydrographic systems, GPS technologies, total stations and levelling instruments.
  • Supervising the care and maintenance of equipment in the field.
  • Perform field hydrographic surveys collecting bathymetric and other data
  • Reporting of bathymetric conditions, quantities and other pertinent data to colleagues and supervisors for review and direction
  • Collect, assemble, review and report production related materials and values
  • Verify the precision of survey data including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Train assistants and helpers, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys
  • Any other duties as assigned
  • Ability to perform calculations and work with computer programs.
  • Work in Atlanta and Travel to projects around the United States
  • Precise field note keeping and documentation skills.
  • Ability to walk long distances, work long hours, nights, weekends, and out of town work possible.
  • Must have good handwriting skills

Directs the field activities of the crew so the work is performed quickly and accurately. Understands and operates as necessary total stations with electronic data collecting capabilities. Documents all phases of survey work. Some overnight travel required.

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