Hydrographer - Marine

Saint John's, NL
Added: April 5, 2024
Job Description

Hydrography entails the mapping of our oceans and coastlines. It helps us improve the way we use and protect our marine environment, making it fundamental to our day-to-day lives. And it keeps our maritime transportation system moving safely and efficiently. We work together with you to tailor a solution that meets your quality, sustainability, schedule, and cost requirements for your project.

The Hydrographer is responsible for conducting Hydrographic surveys according to project requirements and company procedures via the direction of a Lead Hydrographer or Project Manager. This role will perform and/or supervise The job is tasked with performing data processing, charting, and reporting of collected data into the deliverables required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Configure and operate data acquisition and data processing software, including but not limited to WinFrog, Qinsy, Qimera, FMGT, CARIS, Global Mapper, and POSPac.
  • Configure and operate data acquisition and data processing hardware, including but not limited to Single and Multibeam echosounder systems, Side Scan Sonar, POS M/V (A/V), PCs, velocimeters, tide gauges, winches, LiDAR systems.
  • Monitor data quality during acquisition and processing efforts and keep the Supervisor Manager advised of any issues requiring additional assistance.
  • Responsible for logs and record keeping.
  • Maintain accurate version control of all data and/or deliverables.
  • Responsible for survey-specific calibrations including but not limited to single and multibeam echo sounders, motion reference units, and gyros, utilizing Fugro procedures, client requirements, and/or best practices.
  • Assist with or plan project operations for the safest approach with maximum efficiency utilizing given assets.
  • Assist with or complete, if applicable, the Daily Progress Report, for submittal to the Project Manager each day during field operations.
  • Assist with the coordination of logistics, spares, or replacements of equipment as well as consumables when required.
  • Track and direct backup of all raw and processed data complete with logs.

Job Requirements

  • Authorized to work in Canada, without restrictions.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid passport for international travel.
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Survey/Geomatic Engineering or related field.
  • Have 1 or more years of experience conducting hydrographic surveys.
  • surveys, including some multi-beam experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to spot irregularities and data quality issues during the data acquisition process.
  • Have MS Word, Excel, and Access; Internet software, E-mail; Windows operating systems; Geographic.
  • conversion software, ArcGIS/ArcPro, AutoCAD, MicroStation experience.
  • Knowledge of hydrographic data analytical tools (e.g. Caris, HIPS/SIPS).
  • Knowledge of procedures for enabling StarFix GPS service and conducting confidence checks.

What’s in it for you?

At Fugro, our people are truly our number one priority and are central to our purpose to create a safe and livable world. Our values set the foundation for our unique culture we are determined to deliver, we prepare for tomorrow, we do what’s right, and we build trust. Our talent philosophy is seeded by our values and fueled by a passion for learning, developing leadership behaviors, transparency, and accountability.

Fugro offers opportunities to sharpen skills and provide career growth through on-the-job learning experiences, LinkedIn Learning access, business and technical training, and leadership development programs.

We value the mental, physical, and financial health of our employees and their families and offer a variety of flexible work models. Additionally, Fugro’s comprehensive benefits package ensures you have choices that fit your needs at any life stage.

Disclaimer For Recruitment Agencies

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated .